Charlise E. Clark Gwin became a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. in 1997 as a charter member of Kappa Pi Chapter at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Over the years, she has resided in and served Zeta on the local, state and regional levels, in Minnesota, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Florida (she has resided in Memphis twice). She has 24 uninterrupted years of active and financial service to the sisterhood as a life member and the Immediate Past State Director of Tremendous Tennessee.
Charlise holds a Bachelors of Science in Business from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and became a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in MN, in 2002. She brings a wealth of experience in the areas of financial and organizational management with a concentration in both corporate and non-profit entities. She's particularly proud of the impact she has made in the community by mobilizing and organizing the Memphis Justice for Trayvon Martin Vigil, which garnered national media attention, bringing together over 500 people from across the city & state, as they rallied for justice.
Charlise resides in Memphis with her husband Sam Gwin, her 2 bonus sons and their fur babies Huey (the cat) and Brock (the broke barking best friend).
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Charlise Clark Gwin was appointed as the 15th State Director of Tennessee for Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. by our 25th International President, Valerie Hollingsworth-Baker in August 2018; and she completed her term in July 2019. She joined Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. as a charter member for the Kappa Pi Chapter at the University of Minnesota in March 1997. Mrs. Clark Gwin holds a Bachelors of Science in Business from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and became a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in MN, in 2002. Over the years, she has resided in and served Zeta on the state and local levels, in Minnesota, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Florida (she has resided in Memphis twice) and is a life member. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In 2015, Mrs. Clark Gwin became the Chief Financial Officer of a non-profit charter school network in Memphis, TN. She actively attends Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church and is a newlywed, having married her husband Sam Gwin in November 2017.
Donna R. Williams was appointed as the 14th State Director of Tennessee for Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. by the 24th International President, Mary Breaux Wright in 2012; and she completed her term in July 2018. She joined Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. while attending Memphis State University in Spring 1984. She diligently served Rho Gamma Chapter during her collegiate years and immediately transferred to Alpha Eta Zeta, AHZ, upon graduation. Mrs. Williams has uninterrupted years of active service and is a Diamond Life Member and has held several leadership positions in the sorority, such as Past Chair of the Executive Board for Tennessee, former Miss Tennessee Zeta Pageant Coordinator and within the chapter as past president, vice-president, undergraduate advisor, youth advisor and chairperson of various committees. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Directors for Alpha Eta Zeta-DOVE Foundation, Inc.; which is the non-profit entity of the Memphis Graduate Chapter, but she still serves as a Director of the foundation board. Mrs. Williams is also a proud legacy, whereas her daughters, Dannitria J. Williams (also member of AHZ) and Deonna R. Williams are proud members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.