Meet the Challenge Donors

Thank you to the fantastic Sigmas who provided  generous gift opportunities for our 2022 Founders Day of Giving!

 

Empowering Future Sigmas with a gift of $5,000 or more 

Karrie Benjamin, Gamma Alpha 

Karrie joined Tri Sigma in 1983 at the University of Illinois. Over her years of membership, she has served in many National Officer positions and is currently a Recruitment Specialist and an officer for the Chicago NW Suburban Alumnae Chapter. This is Karrie’s second year as a challenge donor.

Mary Brown, Rho

Mary joined Tri Sigma in 1961 at Florida State University. Over her years of membership, she has served in many officer positions for the Tallahassee Alumnae Chapter and was president of the Miami Panhellenic. Mary has created three endowed scholarships, and this is her second year as a challenge donor.   

Joann Davis, Beta Gamma 

Joann joined Tri Sigma in 1966 at Ball State University. Over her years of membership, she has served in her alumnae chapter, the Indianapolis Suburban Alumnae Chapter, and as secretary of the Chicago Northwest Suburban. Additionally, Joann is a member of the Southwest Florida Alumnae Chapter. This is Joann’s second year as a challenge donor. 

JeanMarie Komyathy, Gamma Kappa 

JeanMarie joined Tri Sigma in 1981 at Marietta College. Over her years of membership, she has served in many national officer and volunteer positions. JeanMarie currently is the Chair of the Foundation Board of Directors and is a member of the Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter. This is JeanMarie’s third year as a challenge donor. 

Shirley McKinley, Alpha Upsilon 

Shirley joined Tri Sigma in 1955 at James Madison University. Over her years of membership, she has served as a panhellenic representative and is currently involved in the Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter. This is Shirley’s first year as a challenge donor. 

Courtney Stone, Alpha Psi 

Courtney joined Tri Sigma in 1994 at Eastern Illinois University. Courtney currently lives in St. Charles, IL, and this is her first year as a challenge donor. Over her years of membership, she has served as Executive Council Vice President, Extension Director, Meeting Planner, Collegiate Editor of The Triangle, a Collegiate Advisory Board member, and an alumnae chapter president.   

She currently is volunteering as a NPC Area Advisor, serves on the NPC Marketing Advisory Committee, represents Tri Sigma in her local alumnae Panhellenic and is chairing Tri Sigma’s 125th Anniversary celebration. Courtney currently lives with her husband & daughter in St. Charles, IL, and is the Vice President of an IT services company & President of the Illinois Chapter of the ESOP Association, while belonging to Chief and Vistage.  This is her first year as a challenge donor. 

A Promise for Philanthropy with a gift of $2,500-$4,999 

Angi Bevers, Beta Gamma 

Angi joined Tri Sigma in 1989 at Ball State University. Angie is a past Foundation Board member and currently serves as the Alumnae Chapter President for First State Alumnae Chapter. This is Angie’s second year as a challenge donor.  

Allene Hazeltine, Alpha Xi 

Allene joined Tri Sigma in 1947 at the University of Wisconsin. Over her years of membership, she has served as a panhellenic representative and is currently involved in the Sarasota/Manatee Alumnae Chapter. This is Allene’s second year as a challenge donor. 

Kathy Anderson Hedden, Alpha Pi 

Kathy joined Tri Sigma in 1975 at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She attended the Centennial Convention in 1998 as the Northwest New Jersey Alumnae Chapter delegate. Kathy is currently serving as the president of the Sarasota/Manatee Alumnae Chapter. This is Kathy’s first year as a challenge donor. 

Lisa Koeller, Gamma Alpha 

Lisa joined Tri Sigma in 1982 at the University of Illinois. Over her years of membership, she has served as a Foundation Board member, alumnae chapter President, is currently the Chapter Advisor for Beta Mu at the University of Central Oklahoma, and the incoming Vice President of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter. This is Lisa’s third year as a challenge donor.

Susie Kuhn, Beta Gamma 

Susie joined Tri Sigma in 1966 at Ball State University. Over her years of membership, she has served as Executive Council Vice-President, Foundation Board member, Panhellenic representative, and currently serves on the Nominating Committee. Susie is a member of the Indianapolis Suburban Alumnae Chapter, and this is her second year as a challenge donor. 

Nora Moushey, Kappa 

Nora joined Tri Sigma in 1968 at Miami University. Over her years of membership, she was active in the Columbus Alumnae Chapter and currently serves as a chapter president and treasurer for the Greater Cincinnati Alumnae ChapterThis is Nora’s second year as a challenge donor. 

Marie Rees, Delta Xi

Marie joined Tri Sigma in 1979 at Loyola Marymount University. Over her years of membership, she has served in many officer positions for the Greater Los Angeles Alumnae Chapter. This is Marie’s first year as a challenge donor. 

Celebration of Sisterhood with a gift of $1,000-$2,499 

Jeanne Nissen, Mu 

Phoenix Alumnae Chapter 

Ever True with a gift of $500 

Sierra Lykins, Eta Kappa 

Brenda Ray, Alpha Psi 

Desiree Paulhamus, Alpha Omicron 

Lorin Phillips, Alpha Upsilon

Ally Simon, Alpha Chi