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Southern Region
Executive Committee


Didi S. Boynton

Southern Regional Director


As a legacy of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. Soror Moore became a member in the spring of 2000 when her aunt shared information about the sorority and invited her to a chapter program. She has served in numerous chapter leadership positions to include Secretary, 2nd Vice President, Vice President and Chapter President. She served as Assistant Regional Director prior to serving as Regional Director. She has served on various committees, at the regional and national level. She notes her favorite sorority moments are times spent with sorors, working on programs, laughing and having fun. She is a native Knoxvillan, first generation high school and college graduate. She has been at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for 26+ years where she serves as Director of Alumni Programs, responsible for continuing education programs, reunions, and working with special interest and diversity councils.   

Renee’ Evans Hinton
Assistant Regional Director

Soror Renee' Evans Hinton is a native of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Graduated of Shaw University with Bachelor of Science Business Administration/Management. She was inducted into Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. Upsilon Chapter March 2000. Very active with her chapter and community. She received Iota Woman of the Year April 2003, held many offices within the chapter until March 2015. Soror Hinton is very active on the Regional and National level of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. Now she is a member of the Zazzy Zeta Theta Chapter of Charlotte, North Carolina. She has worked in the accounting field for 35 years. Her most memorable moment in Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. Happened during the 86th Regional Conference in Atlanta, GA, when she was elected and installed as Assistant Regional Director of the
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Dr. Patricia Thomas

Southern Regional Recording/Financial Secretary

Soror (Dr.) Patricia Thomas is the National Soror of the Year, Sorority Year 2021 -2023. She is also, the National Risk Management Chair, and the Southern Region Financial and Recording Secretary. 

Soror (Dr.) Thomas has successfully served as the President, 1st and 2nd Vice President, and FIL Coordinator, and Dean of Intake of Mu Chapter. Soror Thomas was inducted in Spring 2013.

Soror (Dr.) Thomas is currently serving our nation as a Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve and is the Reserve Commander and Senior Contracting Officer for US Pacific Command assigned to Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii.

Recently, Soror Thomas received the Defense Superior Service Medal, becoming only a few African American Females in history to ever received this recognition, she is also, the first African American Female to obtain the rank of Colonel in the United States Air Force from Attala County, Mississippi, her hometown.

Devonne Wallace
Southern Regional Treasurer 

Soror Devonne Wallace is a legacy of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. and a charter member of Zeta Theta Chapter, in Charlotte, NC.  I have served as 1st Vice and Chapter President.  Also, as the Southern Regional Representative for Toys u Can’t Return and Southern Regional Representative on the First Timers committee at the national convention.  My fondest memories so far is my journey through Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.  When I joined, I was told if you really want to work and be a part of an organization that will uplift you, guide you and support you then you are in the right place.  I have felt that since day one with great mentorship, guidance, and patience.  I am so excited and honored to be a part of such a wonderful sisterhood.  I look forward to continuing to grow and seeing great things happening in Iota Phi Lambda Sorority Inc. 

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Cynthia Harris

Southern Regional Journalist 

Soror Harris was initiated and charter member into Epsilon Pi Chapter, in Nashville, TN, where she served as Chapter Journalist.  Soror Harris later chartered Epsilon Psi of Murfreesboro,TN, where she served as Chapter Journalist and chair of Membership.    One of her best memories was serving as the First Timer Chair and working with the First Timers getting them prepared to be presented during the Southern Region first Virtual Conference.  Later Soror Harris served again as First Timer Chair during the 85th Southern Region Conference with a grand entrance and remix of the First Timer Song. 

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