2022-2024 Executive Committee

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Tayanna Richardson, President

Dr. Tayanna Richardson was initiated into the sorority through the Tampa Alumnae Chapter in Spring 2008. She has previously served as the chapter's Third Vice-President, Chair of the Nominating Committee, and Chair of the Policies and Procedures Committee. In 2016, Dr. Richardson was selected as one of 22 participants for the Inaugural Delta Fellows National Leadership Program. She has served on various Regional Leadership teams and is currently a member on the National Constitution and Bylaws Committee.

Tayanna received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida A&M University and currently serves as Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Director of Experiential Education at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy.

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Tina Fernandez, First Vice President

Tina Michelle Fernandez, originally from Charleston, SC, has called Tampa, FL, home since 2016. In addition to serving as the chapter's First Vice President, she serves on the Leadership Academy National Committee, providing oversight to the Leadership DELTA program. Tina also serves as Secretary on the Delta Research and Education Foundation (DREF) Board. She has served in additional regional, state, and local leadership roles throughout her thirty-five years of membership in the sorority.

Tina is a proud HBCU graduate, having received her BS degree in Marketing from Hampton University. She also received her MBA, with a concentration in Health Care Administration, from the University of Tampa. She is currently the Head of Marketing with a Healthcare Focused Multicultural Marketing firm. Ms. Fernandez is also the founder and executive director of the Eleven Thirteen Foundation, a non-profit whose programming focuses on leadership development and college preparedness.

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Rhonda Flowers, Second Vice President

Rhonda Flowers was initiated into the Tampa Alumnae Chapter in 2014.  She has most recently served as the chapter’s Chaplain, and has previously served as Chair of Tampa Teen Idol, Co-Chair of Economic Development, and Co-Chair of Social Action.  She is also a graduate of the chapter’s inaugural Leadership Academy cohort.

Rhonda holds an Associate’s degree in Liberal Arts and a Bachelor’s degree in Family, Youth & Community Sciences from the University of Florida.  She also holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Communication & Leadership from Seton Hall University. 

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Leila Jerome Clay, Third Vice President

Dr. Leila Jerome Clay was initiated into the sorority through the Tampa Alumnae Chapter in the Fall of 2020. Since her initiation, Leila has served in many capacities on the International Awareness, Reds and Whites and the May Week Committees. Dr. Clay was selected as a participant for the Emerging Leaders Cohort III for the 2022-2024 biennium. She is also a 2022 mentor for the Leadership DELTA program. 

Dr. Clay is currently the medical director for clinical development at Forma Therapeutics. Leila received her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Anthropology from New York University and later her Medical Doctorate from Morehouse School of Medicine.  She also has a Master’s degree in Clinical and Translational Science from Augusta University. In addition to English, Dr. Clay speaks French, Haitian Creole and conversant in Spanish.

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Theresa Cross, Recording Secretary

Theresa Cross was initiated into the Sorority through the Kappa Lambda Chapter at Syracuse University.  As a military soror, she has served in multiple positions in several chapters to include Collegiate Chapter Advisor, Policies and Procedures Chair, and Corresponding Secretary.  She is currently a member of the Delta Color Guard, serving at National and Regional events for the sorority.  

Theresa received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Bowling Green State University.  She is a retired U.S. Army officer and currently serves as a Senior Strategic Advisor in the Strategy, Plans, and Policy Directorate at U.S. Special Operations Command.

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Kathy Greene, Corresponding Secretary

Kathy Greene was initiated into the sorority through the San Francisco Alumnae Chapter in 2013. She served on the Membership/Courtesy Committee and Physical and Mental Health. Kathy was also affiliated with the Orlando Alumnae Chapter and the Savannah Alumnae Chapter during her Delta journey. Kathy became a member of Tampa Alumnae in Fall 2021. She was selected for the Emerging Leaders Cohort III for the 2022-2024 biennium and will serve on multiple committees as well.

Kathy is originally from Guyana. She received her undergraduate degree at Duke University and her Master’s degree at New York University. She has been an Occupational Therapist for 20+ years and currently works for the Department of Veterans Affairs at the VISN 8 Director’s Office.

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Amy Strother, Treasurer

Amy Nicole Strother was initiated into the sorority through the Tampa Alumnae Chapter in Fall 2020. She has served on the Delta GEMS Committee, the Economic Development Committee, and the 75th Anniversary Boat Parade Committee.

Amy received her Master of Business Administration degree from Strayer University and currently serves the Department of Defense as Chief of Contracts for Special Operations Command Central. She is also the principal owner operator of PHX Inc. - Land Development company.

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Constance Jackson, Financial Secretary

Dr. Constance Jackson (USAF Col-Ret) was initiated into the sorority November 20, 1982 in the Lambda Zeta Chapter at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. She has served on multiple committees over the past almost 40 years in 4 alumnae chapters. Most recently, she is a graduate of the Emerging Leaders, Cohort II. The office of Financial Secretary is the first elected office for Soror Jackson.

Constance obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston Texas. She is currently a practicing physician and flight surgeon at the Flight Medicine Clinic at MacDill Air Force Base.