S: 2009-2011 Biennium
BC: Pat Pursell Southwest International Vice President 2009-2011
FC: 2009 International Convention Greensboro, NC Installation of Officers
1: 2009 International Convention Greensboro, North Carolina July 8-11, 2009 | SWR IVP Irene Nakamoto with International President Ann Hudson | International President Ann Hudson | Entertainers David Holt and friend. They are from Asheville, NC | State Presidents with Pat Pursell and Irene Nakamoto | Pat Pursell was elected Southwest Regional International Vice President at the 2009 International Convention. President- Elect Mitzi Holmes congratulates Pat at the Southwest Regional meeting on July 10, 2011.
2: Table decorations for the 2009 International Convention Banquet. The theme was Moonbeams and Violets. | Jan Estell, Pat Pursell and Sandra House after being installed for the 2009-2011 biennium. Kathy Learn was the installing officer. Jane Miller was installed as the 2009-2011 International President and Mitzi Holmes was installed as International President-Elect.
3: International Chapter 2009-2011
4: Arizona 2009-2010 | Arizona Lambda, Mu, Gamma and Iota sisters outfitted more than 400 students. Volunteer Marge Anderson and Betty Jo Evers with a student. | At every Founders' Day "The Lamp of ADK" is sung.
5: Arizona 2009-2010 | Outgoing President Shirley Bruns gives her farewell speech. | Gloria Suarez, President-Elect gives Shirley Bruns an appreciation gift- A "real" star registered in her name. | Arizona State Convention - April 23-25, 2010 | Gloria Burke presents Gloria Suarez with a "real" school bell to go with her new biennium theme - "Ring the Bell for Sisterhood" | At the banquet: Jeannine Faidley, Barbara Neuberl and Pat Pursell.
6: Arizona 2010-2011 | 2010-2012 Arizona State Officers Front Row: Jan Walker,Corresponding Secretary; Stephanie Hill, Sgt.-at-Arms; Nanci Harrison, Recording Secretary; Ann Marie Brown, Treasurer; Molly Nottingham, PCCP Back Row: Gloria Suarez, State President; Baleka Baker, President-elect; Betty Ehret, Chaplain; Shirley Bruns, IPP; Sue McConnell, Historian
7: Arizona 2010-2011 | Overnight retreat- Shirley Bruns, IPP, Jan Walker, Marge Anderson, Ann Marie Brown | Founder's Day Tea: Betty Ehret, Baleka Baker, Shirley Bruns, Gloraia Suarez, Jan Walker, Sue McConnell, Molly Nottingham, Ann Marie Brown, Nancy Harrison | Member recognition at the SWR: Betty Ehret and Shirley Bruns | Pat Pursell, SWR IVP and Gloria Suarez Twyla Presing, receives the SWR Excellence in Education Award
8: Arizona 2010-2011 | President Gloria Suarez presents a certificate of congratulations during Iota's 50th anniversary | Iota's 50 Anniversary: Stephanie Hill, Jane Hilsendager, Mary Jo Cranwell, Judy LaFarnara, Baleka Baker & Mary Lou Johnston. | Baleka Baker, President-elect; Gloria Suarez, President; Shirley Bruns, Immediate Past President at International in Chicago, July 2011
9: Australia 2009-2011 | Australia's Julie Denton presents the Australian flag at the International Convention in Chicago.
10: California 2009-2010 | Past California President (1958-1960) and Past International President (1967-1969) Jean Mersereau honored at the Marine District Conference. | President Rosemary Heenan, Kathy Gallardo, Madelein McCormick and Past President Judy Welch at the Northern District Conference. | President Elect Susan Raffo and President Rosemary Heenan at the International Convention in Greensboro, NC. | President Rosemary Heenan and other executive board members initiate our newest chapter, Gamma Sigma at the Southern District Conference.
11: California 2009-2010 | State Executive Board From Left to Right: Past President Judy Welch, Corresponding Secretary Mindy Smith, Chaplain April Klein, Historian Mary Ann Englehart, Recording Secretary Jan Rhodus, Treasurer Carol Taylor, President-Elect Susan Raffo and President Rosemary Heenan. ( In November 2009 Mollie Acosta replaced Jan Rhodus.) | President-Elect Susan Raffo, State Honorary Member Rosie Espinoza & President Rosemary Heenan at Ms. Expinoza's initiation at the Mariana District Conference. | State Recording Secretary Mollie Acosta, Chaplain April Klein and President-Elect Susan Raffo at a state executive board meeting at the Southern District Conference.
12: Colorado 2009-2010 | State President-Elect Joyce Brown and State President Becky Worford at the Colorado Springs Founders' Day Brunch | State President Becky Worford giving her comments at the Colorado Springs Founders' Day Brunch. At the left is her theme: ADK - A Gift to be Shared.
13: Colorado 2009- 2010 | Jean Hinck and Peggy Gaggi from Gamma Chapter at the Colorado Springs Founders' Day Brunch | Gamma Chapter members presenting the program at the Colorado Springs Founders' Day Brunch
14: Colorado 2010-2011 | SWR IVP Pat Pursell at the Colorado State Board meeting before the 2010 Colorado State Convention with Ruby Maenpa, Becky Worford, Sandra Quintrall and Joyce Brown | State President Becky Worford | Immediate Past State President and State President Joyce Brown after Installation. | Della Bunney with her granddaughter who just won the Dependent Scholarship. | SWR IVP Pat Pursell
15: Hawaii 2009-2010 | 2009 Komen Race for the Cure - Honolulu participants at Kapiolani Park - site of the race | 2009 State Convention- Joyce Saiki, Treasurer; Gayle Lum, Hawaii President- Elect; and Al Hamai, parliamentarian | Pat Pursell, SWR IVP & husband Joe, Karen & Lincoln Victor, Vincent & Gayle Lum, Hawaii President
16: Hawaii 2010-2011 | 2010-2012 Hawaii Alpha Delta Kappa Executive Board-Front Row: Pat Pursell, SWR IVP, Jean Kiyabu, IPP, Gayle Lum, President, Phyllis Takeuchi, President-Elect Back Row: Kathy Tanaka, Naomi Yap, Jan Shishido, Carol Emerson, Anne Hedani, Betty Yoshida and Elmira Fukumoto. | 2008-2010 State President Jean Kiyabu gives her farewell message
17: Hawaii 2010 Southwest Regional Conference - Reno, NV | SWR 2010 Paniolo Country- Hawaii sisters taught silver, sapphire, and golden sisters how to do a Hawaiian cowboy dance | SWR IVP Pat Pursell and Immediate Past SWR IVP Irene Nakamoto
18: Hawaii 2011 International Convention - Chicago | Hawaii sisters at International Convention, Pictured on the left: Grace Kwon and Clara Goto, instructors of the "EZ Ukulele" breakout session; Ukulele lessons in action.
19: Nevada 2009-2011 | Nevada State President Elizabeth Scott | President - Elect Susan Lund and President Liz Scott with the Nevada symbol at the SWR Conference
20: Nevada 2009-2011 | President-Elect Susan Lund, President Liz Scott and Immediate Past President Arlene Summerhill at the International Convention in Chicago 2011 | SWR IVP Pat Pursell from Nevada at the SWR Conference in Reno, Nevada in 2010.
21: New Mexico 2009-2011 | State President-Elect Toni Light, SWR IVP Pat Pursell, State President Marie Esquibel and Past State President Nelli Ruth Jones | Past State Presidents Nellie Ruth Jones and Cathy Jones | NM 2010 State Convention Toni Light presents Marie Esquibel with a gift from the Executive Board
22: New Mexico 2009-2011 | NM State President Toni Light | Toni Light's State Theme | New Mexico's Margaret Brady, State President Toni Light and IPP Marie Esquibel presenting the invitation to the Chicago International Convention.
23: Utah 2009-2010 | Ellen Wixon watching Sue Potts present Utah State President JoAnn Taylor with a gift. | President JoAnn Taylor conducting the meeting at the 2009 Utah State Conference. | Utah members singing "The Lamp of ADK" at the 2010 State Convention.
24: Utah 2010-2011 | Mitzi Holmes, International President, Almina Barksdale, State Presidetn, JoAnn Taylor, Past State President | Utah State Board 2010-2012 Mitzi Holmes, International President, Almina Barksdale, State President, Linda Kuwana, President-Elect, Joanne Taylor, Treasurer, Mary Margaret Lyon, Recording Secretary, Judy Jensen, Corresponding Secretary, Joan Stokes, Sgt.-at-Arms, Sue Potts, Chaplain, Claire Olson, President-Elect, JoAnn Taylor, Past President | International President Mitzi Holmes at the 2010 Utah State convention | Almina Barksdale introducing her theme-Teamwork: Our Key to Success
25: International Convention - Chicago July 2011 | International President-Elect Mitzi Holmes with SWR IVP Pat Pursell | International President Jane Miller with her theme
26: International Convention - Chicago July 2011
27: International Convention - Chicago July 2011
28: International Convention - Chicago July 2011
29: "Endless Possibilities--Possibilities Are Endless" Pat Pursell, Southwest Regional International Vice President Sarah Helman, Southwest Regional Historian Pat Pursell was elected as SWR IVP in Greensboro, NC in 2009. Southwest Regional Officers and Committee Chairs: Co-Recording Secretaries-Rosemary Heenan and Judy Welch, CA; Corresponding Secretary-Pat Trias, AZ; Historian-Sarah Helman, CO; Chaplain-Cherylyn Inouye, HI, Co-Sergeant-at-Arms- Ann Marie Brown and Sylvia Crook, AZ; Conference Co-Chair-Frankie Lukasko and Shaunene Edwards, NV; Immediate Past IVP-Irene Nakamoto, HI; Conference Treasurer-Donna Lundeen, NV; Conference Co-Registrar-Linda Debo and Tamara Miller, NV; Conference Workshop Co-Chair-Ellen Wixom, UT and Sandra Quintrall, CO; SWR Excellence in Education-Darla Lathan, NM; Annual Program Award Chair-Jocelyn Tettamanti, NV; Appointed by International-SWR Altruistic-Sandy Marshall, AZ; SWR Membership-Barbara Stanfield, NM; SWR Scholarship-Irene Nakamoto, HI; SWR World Understanding-Kay Yogi, HI; International Teacher Education Board-Yolanda Gonzalez, AZ. Southwest Presidents 2010-2012: Arizona-Gloria Suarez; Australia (Victoria Beta Chapter)-Barbara Sloan; Australia (Queensland Alpha Chapter)-Barbara Messinbird; California-Susan Raffo; Colorado-Joyce Brown; Hawaii-Gayle Lum; Nevada-Liz Scott; New Mexico-Antonia Light; Utah-Almina Barksdale.
30: Goals of the Southwest Region 2009-2011: Promote invited "guests with guests" to open meetings; Participate in all things Alpha Delta Kappa; Practice Fraternity Education, Altruism and World Understanding; Plan financial support for State and Chapter attendance at Conventions and Conferences; Pause and appreciate your membership in Alpha Delta Kappa. Alpha Delta Kappa International Theme for 2009-2011: "Excellence in Action" International President Jane Miller, KY International Executive Board: Linda Rissel, NJ,Chairman; Janice Estell, MO, Executive Administrator; Melina McGee, OK, Member; June Carpenter, AL, Member, Susan Rodda, NE, Member; Florence Bishop, VA, Member; Sandra House, WY, Member; Ann Hudson, TX, IPP, Mitzi Holmes, NM, President-Elect; IVPs-Gulf-Edwina Aaron, AL; North Central-Lynette Varner, IN; Northeast -Judith Devokaitis, CT; Northwest-Beverly Quiring, OR; South Central-Sherryl Longhofer, KS; Southeast-Ruth Ann Griggs, NC; Southwest-Pat Pursell, NV. International Vice President for Membership-Linda Chambers, GA; International Historian-Mary Ellen Pinion-AL; International Sergeant-at-Arms-Charlene Ann Lauria, CT; International Chaplain-June Bellamy, GA; President of International Council of Presidents-Karen Hurst, IL.
31: Southwest Regional International Vice President Pat Pursell