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 2018- 20: Desiree T. Palmer, President; Sandra White-Olden, Vice President and Chair Membership Services; Ingrid Jones, Vice-President Programs; Claudia Curtis, Recording Secretary; Robin Rivera, Corresponding Secretary; June Stewart-Sansom, Financial Secretary; Cheryl Stewart, Assistant to the Secretaries; Kim Cameron, Treasurer.

Chapter Members

Juanita Akinleye, Regina Alston, Avis Artis,  Jesica Averhart, Tiffany Smith Bennett, Patrena Benton, Betty Blackmon, Tedra Anderson Brown, Anita Brown-Graham, Kimberly A. Cameron, Stephanie Coard, Trella S. Cooper, Audrey Kemp Curry, Claudia N. Curtis, Anita A. Daniels, Lauren B. Davis, Paula Flood, Lori Jones Gibbs, Elaine Hart-Brothers, Nicole Hatcher-Foster, Sheronda E. Jeffries, Gracie Johnson-Lopez, Ingrid Jones, Lisa Anderson King, Micheline Malson, Juanita B. Massenburg, Paula McClain, Della D. Michaux, June W. Michaux, Kimberly Williams Moore, Desiree T. Palmer, Clarybel Peguero, Deirdre Guion Peoples, V. Dianne Pledger, Gloria Quick, Robin Rivera, Jacqueline H. Roberts, Kim D. Saunders, Brenda R.Shaw, Linda Shropshire, Jasmine Smith, Nicole Smith, Michelle Stanback, Cheryl L. Stewart, June Stewart-Sansom, Pamela D. Taylor, Angela O. Terry, Pamela Thorpe-Young, Rosiland Wallace, Marqueta Welton, Sandra White-Olden, Faye Tate Williams, 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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