The service programs of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated are consistently centered around significant issues that affect society. This tradition of service in social activism continues to characterize the sorority and its members in their respective communities and the global community at-large. Leadership of the organization, newly-elected every four years, establishes the theme, focus and direction of the sorority's international program which is implemented at the local, national and international level.
Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, Alpha Kappa Alpha's 29th International President, will serve her term of office from 2014 - 2018. She comes to the position with more than 39 years of committed service to the 110-year old organization of nearly 300,000 members and has the distinction of being the only member to serve four consecutive terms on its international board. Installed at the sorority’s national convention held in July 2014 in Charlotte, N.C., she is the first Wisconsin resident to be elected to the position.
Leadership within the sorority extends beyond the International President to also include a Board of Directors (Directorate), comprised of other international officers, and 10 Regional Directors who oversee the management of the sorority's 1,012 chapters throughout the country and several foreign countries. Implementation of the Alpha Kappa Alpha's international program and the internal management of the sorority's policies and protocols, is spearheaded by the chairmen of its International Committees.
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