State of North Carolina

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated

Past NC State Directors

Over a period of 57 years from 1960-2017, fourteen women have served North Carolina as State Director: 


  • Augusta White* – 1st North Carolina State Director (1960-1965)
  • Millie D. Veasey – 2nd  North Carolina State Director (1965-1970)
  • Mary Sadler* – 3rd North Carolina State Director (1970-1976)
  • Odessa Pretlow* – 4th North Carolina State Director (1976-1978)
  • Alberta Pearson* – 5th North Carolina State Director (1978-1980)
  • Philistine Dunlap – 6th North Carolina State Director (1980-1984)
  • Vera Moore* – 7th North Carolina State Director (1984-1986)
  • Gloria Walker – 8th North Carolina State Director (1986-1992)
  • Cheryl Super* – 9th North Carolina State Director (1992-1996)
  • Juanita B. Penn* – 10th North Carolina State Director (1996-2002)
  • Bettye A. Murchison* – 11th North Carolina State Director (2002-2006)
  • Genevieve McCormick – 12th North Carolina State Director (2006-2008)
  • Rosa U. Gill – 13th North Carolina State Director (2008-2012)
  • LaKeshia M. Holley – 14th North Carolina State Director (2012-Present)



Leadership was passed to the following Past North Carolina State Directors who moved on to serve as Eastern Regional Director: 


  • Augusta White* – 6th Eastern Regional Director (1963-1965)
  • Millie D. Veasey – 8th Eastern Regional Director (1970-1974)
  • Odessa Pretlow* – 10th Eastern Regional Director (1978-1980)
  • Vera Moore Jones*  – 12th Eastern Regional Director (1986-1992)
  • Bettye A. Murchison* – 16th Eastern Regional Director (2006-2008)



*Deceased