Far Western Regional Directors

We have a legacy of fabulous far western leadership, 25 outstanding women have served as Regional Director of the Far Western Region. Their contributions have made a lasting impact on their local community, our region and nation as a whole.

Carol R. Dixon

Current Regional Director

2016-Present

Dr. Barbara Denson Trotter

24th Regional Director

2012-2016

Dr. LaVern Tarkington

23rd Regional Director

2008-2012

E. Lavonne Lewis

22nd Regional Director

2004-2008

Diana G. Shipley**

21st Regional Director

2000-2004

Grace B. Strauther

20th Regional Director

1996-2000

Cornelia H. Banks

19th Regional Director

1992-1996

Billie J. Barrett

18th Regional Director

1990-1992

Archalene A. Martin

17th Regional Director

1986-1990

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Norma Tucker**

16th Regional Director

1982-1986

Charlene Carodine**

15th Regional Director

1978-1982

Mildred L. Robinson**

14th Regional Director

1974-1978

Winifred C. Rhodes**

13th Regional Director

1970-1974

Dr. Laura N. Banks

12th Regional Director

1966-1970

Leadie M. Clark**

11th Regional Director

1962-1966

Lucille B. Bryant**

10th Regional Director

1958-1962

Mary P. King**

9th Regional Director

1956-1958

Carolyn Carrington**

8th Regional Director

1951-1956

Audrey B. Jones**

7th Regional Director

1946-1950

Anna Beacham Brown

1945-1946

Manila Hudlin Smith**

6th Regional Director

1942-1944

Essie Tucker**

5th Regional Director

1938-1941

Ursula Murrell**

4th Regional Director

1936-1938

Edith Jones**

3rd Regional Director

1931-1936

There was no Regional Director

from 1927-1929

Ida Louise Jackson**

2nd Regional Director

1926-1927/1929-1931

Naida Portia McCullough**

1st Regional Director

1925-1926

** indicates deceased