Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®

South Atlantic Region

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated®

South Atlantic Region

Our Regional Director

The Honorable Tiffany Moore Russell, Esquire, is a native of Orlando, Florida.  She was initiated in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Zeta Upsilon Chapter, at the University of South Florida in 1994.  Russell is a charter member and former president of the Psi Theta Omega Chapter in Metro Orlando, Florida.  She has served in the capacity of treasurer, parliamentarian, and 1st and 2nd vice-president of the chapter and treasurer for the chapter’s philanthropic arm, Pink Pearl Foundation. Having achieved a milestone of 25 years of membership in the sorority, Russell is a Silver Star and Life Member.

Russell leads the organization’s largest region which comprises Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, where more than 23,000 members serve in more than 200 counties across those states. Russell has served in a leadership role at the international and regional level of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Before her installation as the 20th South Atlantic Regional Director in July 2022, she served as the South Atlantic Region representative to the International Leadership Development Committee (2018-2022). Previously she served as the South Atlantic Region’s representative on the International Connection Committee (2014-2018).  Russell was also appointed general chairman of the sorority’s 70th Boule (2022). At the regional level, she served as general chairman of the 62nd South Atlantic Regional Conference (2015) and chairman of the South Atlantic Region Awards and Exhibits Committee (2010-2014). Russell has received numerous awards in the South Atlantic Region, including:

  • Robin Lynn Young Spirit Award, Cluster II (2009)
  • Psi Theta Omega Soror of the Year (2014)
  • Margaret Davis Bowen Outstanding Graduate Soror (2015)
  • Delores H. Oliver Service to All Mankind Award, 2nd Place (2016)
  • Margaret Davis Bowen Outstanding Graduate Soror (2018)
  • Carolyn House-Stewart Outstanding Silver Star Award (2020)
  • Lucretia Payton-Stewart Guiding Torch Award (2020)  

Russell holds a Juris Doctor from the Florida State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of South Florida.  In 2020, Russell was inducted into the Gamma Class of the University of South Florida Sorority and Fraternity Hall of Fame. Russell is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Clerk of Court.  She currently serves as the Orange County Clerk of the Circuit Courts.  She was elected in 2014, making her the first African American woman to serve as the Clerk of Court in the state of Florida.  Prior to serving as clerk of court, Russell served two four-year terms as an Orange County Commissioner, representing the largest African American community in the county and the tourism industry.   

Russell is married to Anthony K. Russell, Jr. and they are the proud parents of Anthony K. Russell, III and Aiden K. Russell. They are active members of the St. Mark AME Church, Orlando, Florida.