The members of The Durham (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated are influential decision makers and opinion leaders. The Durham (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated has attracted many distinguished women who are individual achievers and have made a difference in their communities and the world. They are business and civic leaders, role models, mentors, activists and volunteers who work towards a common vision by engaging like-minded organizations and individuals for partnership.


Durham Chapter for 2020-22: Desiree T. Palmer, President; Sandra White-Olden, Vice President and Chair Membership Services; Launice Sills, Vice-President Programs; Claudia Curtis, Recording Secretary; Kimberly Moore, Corresponding Secretary; Marqueta Welton, Financial Secretary; Cheryl Stewart, Assistant to the Secretaries; Kim Cameron, Treasurer.

Chapter Members

Regina Alston, Dr. Tedra Anderson-Brown, Dr. Avis Artis,  Jesica Averhart, Tiffany Smith Bennett, Anita Brown-Graham, Annie Burton,  Kim A. Cameron, Dr. Stephanie Irby Coard, Dr. Trella S. Cooper, Dr. Audrey Kemp Curry, Claudia N. Curtis, Anita A. Daniels, Cerelyn “CJ” Davis, Dr. Lauren B. Davis, Patrena Benton Elliott, Linda Shropshire Eudy, Lori Jones Gibbs, Dr. Elaine Hart-Brothers, Nicole Hatcher-Foster, Sheronda E. Jeffries, Gracie Johnson-Lopez, Ingrid Jones, Lisa King, Dr. Micheline Malson, Juanita B. Massenburg, Paula McClain, Della D. Michaux, June W. Michaux, Kimberly Williams Moore, Dr. Desiree T. Palmer, Dr. Clarybel Peguero, Dr. Deirdre Guion Peoples, V. Dianne Pledger, Dr. Breagin Riley, Robin Rivera, Dr. Monica Rivers, Jacqueline H. Roberts, Kim D. Saunders, Brenda R.Shaw, Launice Sills, Jasmine Smith, Michelle Stanback, Gracie C. Stanislaus, Cheryl L. Stewart, June Stewart-Sansom, Pamela D. Taylor, Marqueta Welton, Dr. Sandra White-Olden, Faye Tate Williams, Dr. Donna-Marie Winn.

Alumnae Members

Hazel Brown, Carolyn Black, Dorothy Campbell, Carolyn Collins, Ida Daniel Dark, Rebecca Edmonds*, Marjorie Diggs Freeman, Wanda Garrett, Nellie T. Hardy, Meredythe Holmes, Rebecca Hunt, Carolyn Johnson, Patricia Mathews, Dorothy Morrow, Patsy Perry, Nellie F. Riley, Enid S. Smith, Victoria Thornton, Lula Thorpe, Jean Walton, C. Eileen Watts-Welch

(*Founding Members)

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