Judge David Campbell Chapter NSDAR Executive Board Has Meeting

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Front row, from left, Juanita Jennings, Marie Wingate, Stacy Kehoe, Susan Lindsey, Meegan Rogers Burton, Elsie Owens, Susan Thomas, Sally Michaud, Michelle Scotchie, Susan Gruber, Mary Keith Bowman, Bette Cook, Bettie Purcell, and Phyllis Carter
Front row, from left, Juanita Jennings, Marie Wingate, Stacy Kehoe, Susan Lindsey, Meegan Rogers Burton, Elsie Owens, Susan Thomas, Sally Michaud, Michelle Scotchie, Susan Gruber, Mary Keith Bowman, Bette Cook, Bettie Purcell, and Phyllis Carter
The Judge David Campbell Chapter's Executive Board of Directors and Chairmen met Wednesday at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club for their 2018-19 year.  

In attendance were: Corresponding Secretary, Juanita Jennings of Chattanooga; 2nd Vice Regent Marie Wingate of East Ridge; Regent Stacy Kehoe of East Brainerd; 1st Vice Regent Susan Lindsey of Hixson;  Recording Secretary Meegan Rogers Burton; Historian Elsie Owens of South Pittsburg; NSDAR Vice President General and Chapter Registrar Susan Thomas of Monteagle; Treasurer Sally Michaud of Chattanooga; Librarian Michelle Scotchie of Chattanooga and TNDAR, Cherokee District; Parlimentarian Susan Gruber of Signal Mountain; Membership Chairman Mary Keith Bowman of Chattanooga; Membership Co-Chair Bette Cook of Hixson; Volunteer Chairman Bettie Purcell of Ooltewah; former Regent Phyllis Carter of East Brainerd.

Chaplain Jennifer Thomas of Chattanooga was absent. 




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