Gamma Delta Zeta (Cleveland, Ohio)

Gamma Delta Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Gamma Delta Zeta Chapter of Cleveland, Ohio was organized in the Fall of 1946 by charter members Maxine Vann, Mable McCaskill, Jeannette Glover, Catherine King, Maudelle Jones, Lucy Perkins, Irma Clark, and Helen Hill. Shortly thereafter, Ruby Scott and Lou Bynum were added to the list of charter members. In the tradition of scholarship, service, sisterhood, and finer womanhood, Gamma Delta Zeta elected its first officers: Maxine Vann, President, Ruby Scott, Vice President, Maudelle Jones, Program Chairman, Jeannette Glover, Secretary-Treasurer, Lucy Perkins, Corresponding Secretary, Catherine King, Chaplain, and Mable McCaskill, Reporter. The first pledge club had the following women: Sallie Hopson, Phyllis Davis, Earnestine Hollman, Nettie Jenkins, Gladys Townsend, Myra Dixon, and Pauline Johnson. Past Presidents of Gamma Delta Zeta Chapter include Maxine Vann, Ruby Scott, Jeanette Glover, Carolyn Chaney, Gretna Freeman, Evelyn Jackson, Eloise Blocker, Janice McKee, Ethel Keith, Delores M. Wilson, Marjorie Hopson, C. Levy Vaughn, Ora L. Sims, Hester Shoto, Christabel M. Bradford, Ruth J. Earl, Irene Spears, Bettye Ware, Mary Curtis, Priscilla H. Sumpter, Kimberly M. King, Linda Jones, Andrea Aarons-Payne, Gina S. Jackson, Georgette Weatherspoon (Present). More information on the Gamma Delta Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. can be found on their webpage at https://www.zphibcleveland.net/