Andie has extensive experience as a Phi Mu volunteer, for both the Fraternity and the Foundation. She was on National Council for a total of 10 years, working under four National Presidents as a National Vice President for the past two years. Prior to that, she was the Vice President Communications & Extension and the Vice President Membership. She was on the Foundation board as a National Council representative for two years and as a Trustee for four years, serving at that time as the Foundation’s Corporate Secretary/Treasurer. She participated in the creation and implementation of the 2003 and 2013 Strategic Plans. Additionally, she is the second-generation owner of a multi-million dollar international company and brings that expertise and perspective to National Council.
Jennifer was appointed to National Council in 2016; she served for two years as a National Vice President. She has been a loyal Phi Mu volunteer, holding several key roles including National Director of New Chapters; National Enrichment Team Chairman; and serving on the Nominating Committee for three biennia, including as Chairman in 2014 and 2016. She also served in the Membership Department as both a Director and Coordinator in Area II before a three-year term as the National Collegiate Membership Director. Professionally, Jennifer is President and Owner of LJR Custom Strategies, Inc., a research, consulting, analytics and strategic planning firm. Jennifer’s small business operations expertise and her regular use of quantitative and qualitative research methodology to inform communications and operations strategies will continue to enhance the work of National Council.
This is Beth’s second term as a National Vice President. She has remained a strong supporter of the Fraternity’s move to Policy Governance and was a leader among National Directors in her role as National Director of Alumnae Engagement in modeling how to successfully transition to a new structure. She is a Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition Manager at Bank of America and manages diverse recruiting initiatives. Her past professional experience includes working at Brown Advisory, handling the management of 503(c)(3) foundations, and for a non-profit, US Lacrosse, when that organization was transitioning to governance. Her expertise in human resources will continue to support National Council. Beth will serve National Council as Secretary.
Beth received her bachelor’s degree in communications and political science from Georgetown College and her master’s in instructional systems development from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She was a Chapter Consultant after graduating from Georgetown. She began her volunteer career with Phi Mu as the Gamma Delta Membership Adviser before becoming an Area Membership Director in 2001. She also volunteers for the Best Buddies organization and Meals on Wheels.
She became involved in the Extension Department as the National Extension Director. She was appointed to National Council in 2006 as the Vice President Communications and Extension and then served as Vice President Collegiate Membership from 2008-2012. In 2012, Beth was appointed to lead the strategic planning committee, a joint Fraternity-Foundation initiative that developed the proposal for both organizations to move to the Policy Governance Model.
Beth has eight years of experience in elementary education; she currently teaches fifth grade. She has also worked in marketing communications for a variety of companies. She, her husband and their two children live in Brentwood, Tenn.
Jessica has been the Fraternity National Discipline Chairman since 2013. In that time, she transformed the Discipline Policy and Referral Committee under the Fraternity’s Governance structure, culminating in the just- renamed and adopted Honor Policy and Committee which focuses on education and accountability rather than punitive sanctions for members. Prior to that, she was an Area Operations/Finance Director for several years. Jessica is a pediatric dietitian for a non-profit organization that is governed under a Policy Governance board model. She is responsible for the nutrition services of 23 Head Start Centers, managing 53 employees responsible for feeding 2,300 children per day.
Shani was previously on National Council, serving as Vice President Alumnae from 2006-2010. She continued to be very involved with the Fraternity, most notably as the Strategic Plan Consultant, supporting National Council in the transition to Policy Governance. She has previously held national offices including National Panhellenic Conference Alternate Delegate and Assistant Director of Alumnae Membership. She was an Area Membership Director and also worked for Phi Mu as a Chapter Consultant. Shani is an Information Technology Project Manager for the United States Department of Agriculture residing in Boise, Idaho.
Denise served the Alumnae Department for several years, including holding positions as Area III Alumnae Director and as a member of the National Alumnae Membership Committee. She was most recently on the Leadership & Curriculum Development Team as a Leadership and Special Projects Committee member. She has also been extremely involved in alumnae chapters in California and Florida. Denise is a Senior Manager, Workforce Management for The Walt Disney ® Company. She has been with Disney ® for over 25 years. Her human resources knowledge and her expert analytical skills will be very beneficial to the work of National Council.
Frances was National President from 1994-1998 and on National Council from 1990-1998. She has been on the National Panhellenic Conference Delegation for Phi Mu for the past 10 years, 2008-2018, most recently as First Alternate Delegate. She has been on the National Panhellenic Conference Executive Committee as Panhellenics Chairman since 2015. She was on the Fraternity’s Constitution and Bylaws Committee from 2014-2018 and was the National Academic Excellence Chairman from 2006-2008. She regularly volunteers as a facilitator for Phi Mu, Panhellenic and other fraternity/sorority leadership conferences and officer trainings. Frances was the Sesquicentennial Chairman for the Fraternity’s 2002 National Convention and implemented the “Parade of Chapters” that is now held at each convention. She has a master’s degree and previous experience working in higher education administration.