The LuxuRiouS Ladies of Lambda Rho Sigma
ALTOVISE ABNER |
Soror Altovise Abner was inducted into Theta Epsilon Sigma in Fall 2006. She is a charter member of the LuxuRiouS Lambda Rho Sigma (chartered on June 2, 2012). Soror Abner has held several positions within her local chapter(s), including Epistoleus, Rhoer Coordinator, Anti-Basileus, and Basileus and on the Regional Level she has served as the Awards and Achievement Chair. Soror Abner has made the decision to pursue Life Membership within the organization and looks forward to serving SIGMA for many more years. She is also the mother to a wonderful SON(shine) and a Supervising Deputy Probation Officer for the LA County Probation Department. Soror Abner looks forward to growing within the Department and continuing to serve clients and the community.
TANEISHA ANTOINE |
Soror Taneisha Antoine was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Lambda Rho Sigma Alumnae Chapter in Spring 2022. Soror Antoine presently serves as a Community Service Co-Chair and Faith, Hope and Trust Foundation Financial Secretary. She earned her Master of Social Work Degree from USC, “Fight On!” and a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from CSUDH. Soror Antoine currently provides individuals and families with an array of services, which includes mental health therapy for individuals, families,
and groups, life skills, housing linkages, resources and more.
Soror Antoine has been engaged in community service from a young age alongside her family. She is committed to serving underrepresented communities by finding opportunities to give back to help empower those in need, to foster a sense of community, resiliency, and hope. Soror Antoine has “heart over height” as she enjoys giving to those in need. She embodies family, friendship, sisterhood, integrity, and leadership. “EEE-YIP!”
KONI AUSTIN |
Koni Austin was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Theta Epsilon Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Culver City in Fall 2008. Soror Austin is a charter member of Lambda Rho Sigma, and she presently serves as the community service co- chair. Soror Austin presently serves as a Community Service co-chair and Faith, Hope and Trust Foundation Board Member. Soror Austin has held several local chapter positions over the years to include Rhoer Coordinator, Epistoleus, Anti-Basileus, Anti Grammateus, and Tamiochus. Soror Austin will always be her sister’s keeper.
JENNIFER BARRIOS |
Soror Jennifer Barrios was inducted into Lambda Rho Sigma in Spring 2018. She is also a member of the Sister Share Committee and the Joint Council Committee. Soror Barrios also serves as the chapter community service co-chair. Her favorite part about Sigma is working side by side with intelligent, accomplished, and beautiful women to plan service programs aimed at helping others in the community. Soror Barrios graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor's and Master's degree. She is currently employed at Hillsides, as a Wraparound Mental Health Therapist. Soror Barrios is also the proud mom of a talented 14-year-old daughter named Madison.
CHANEL BLACK |
Soror Chanel Black was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Lambda Rho Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Santa Monica in Spring of 2018. Soror Black has previously served as the Chapter Fundraising Chair. Soror Black strives to create new and creative ways to increase chapter membership. She earned her BA degree in Human Services from The University of Phoenix and is the proud mother of two amazing sons.
PORSJA SHANEE DRYER |
Soror Porsja Shanee Dyer was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Lambda Rho Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Santa Monica in Spring 2022. Soror Dyer presently serves as the Community Service Chair, Scholarship Award Committee, Sister Share Committee, and Faith, Hope, and Trust Foundation Board Member. As a Charter Member of Lambda Rho Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Santa Monica, Soror Dyer utilizes her management and communication expertise, coupled with her work ethic to effectively support the mission of the sorority by demonstrating excellence and building the community bond of sisterhood while furthering the principle that we are "Greater Together."
Soror Dyer completed her undergraduate studies at UCLA and went on to obtain her Master of Public Administration to effectively support both private and public sector operations. In her presentation of a career in education, she went on to obtain her Master of Education and is now an educator and advocate focusing on underserved communities and populations in the southern California area.
SHANTA FRANCIS |
Soror Shanta Francis was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. via the Gamma Tau Sigma Alumnae Chapter in Spring 2012. She earned her BS in Health Science from Cal State Long Beach and her BS in Nursing from Western Governor’s University in Summer 2017. Soror Francis is a registered nurse and is currently serving as a Rhoer Advisor for the Lambda Rho Sigma Chapter.
DESHAWN KELLY |
Soror Deshawn Kelly was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. via the Gamma Tau Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Long Beach in Fall 2010. Soror Kelly currently works as a resource specialist in Compton Unified School District. She has earned a Bachelor's degree in Biology, and Master's Degrees in Special Education and Educational Leadership. Presently, Soror Kelly serves on the fundraising and community service committees.
TIFFANY HAMPTON |
Soror Tiffany Hampton has been a member of this Illustrious sisterhood for 17 years. She was inducted into the Western Region in Winter 2003 at CSUSB and became a charter member of Pi Rho Chapter in 2004. After graduating, she transitioned into Theta Pi Sigma Chapter and later into Gamma Tau Sigma to continue service in a graduate capacity. Soror Hampton is currently a member of the LuxuRiouS Lambda Rho Sigma Chapter and serves as the Tamiochus, Scholarship Co-Chair, and Faith, Hope, and Trust Board Member. Throughout her membership, she has served in leadership as the Western Region Anti-Grammateus, Western Region Awards and Achievements Co-Chair, Basileus, Anti-Grammateus, Epistoleus, Rhoer Co-Advisor, NPHCIE Fundraising Co-Chair, and NPHCLA Board Member. Soror Tiffany Hampton continues to work towards being the best role model she can be for young women and the community-at-large while assisting others in accomplishing their own personal endeavors.
SKYE LADMIRAULT |
Soror Skye Ladmirault was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Lambda Rho Sigma Alumnae Chapter in Spring 2021. She earned her BA in Sociology from UCLA in 2018. Skye has taken on the huge task of serving as the Community Service Co-Chair in the Lambda Rho Sigma chapter. She is currently employed with UCLA Health as a Patient Communication Representative and Mental Health Youth Counselor at Stars Behavioral Group. When Soror Ladmirault is not working her two jobs she spends time with her loving son.
TAISHA LANGFORD |
Taisha Langford was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Theta Epsilon Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Culver City in Fall 2008. Soror Langford presently serves as the Western Region Awards Chair, Chapter Grammateus, Scholarship Award Co-Chair, and Faith, Hope, and Trust Foundation Board Member. As a Charter Member of Lambda Rho Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Santa Monica, Soror Langford has strived to utilize her proactive work ethic and effective communication skills to promote sisterhood and service for individual Sorors, Chapters, and Affiliates while illustrating consistency in our motto, “Greater Service, Greater Progress.”
CHYNNA LLOYD |
Soror Chynna Lloyd was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. in the Fall of 2020 via the Epsilon Phi Chapter. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Public Health with a minor in Civic and Community Engagement from California State University, Northridge in 2022.
Soror Lloyd works as a Health Program Coordinator for a non-profit called, Young Invincibles. She loves going out to brunch, and one of her favorite foods is 'xxtra hot' Hot cheetos. Soror Lloyd is currently serving in the chapter as a part of the Social Action committee.
DONNA NICOL |
Soror Donna Nicol was inducted into Gamma Tau Sigma in Fall 2006. Since her transfer to the Lambda Rho Sigma Chapter in 2016, Soror Nicol has served as Chapter Basileus, Social Action Committee Chair, and President/CEO of the Faith, Hope and Trust Foundation. Soror Nicol has also served on the sorority's ad-hoc survey research committee.
A graduate of Cal State Fullerton (BA History), Cal State Long Beach (MA History), and The Ohio State University where Soror Nicol earned a Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration and Ph.D. in Philosophy and History of Education. Soror Nicol is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of the Africana Studies Department at California State University Dominguez Hills. In her spare time, Soror Nicol is an avid fitness junkie and loves to travel around the world with her husband.
RAVEN RUTLEDGE |
Soror Raven Rutledge was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. via the Pi Phi Chapter in Spring 2013. She earned her degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in Political Science from San Francisco State University in 2014.
Soror Rutledge works in the City of Santa Barbara as a Building Permit Technician and Receivership Coordinator. You can find Soror Rutledge reading a good book or Gardening. Soror Rutlede is serving the chapter in the capacity of Fundraising Co- Chair.
SUMMER WOODS |
Soror Summer Woods was inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Lambda Rho Sigma Alumnae Chapter in Spring 2022. She earned her BA in Psychology from Mount Saint Mary’s University. And is currently completing her MA in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University.
Soror Woods works as a Behavior Therapist and Graduate Assistant. She currently serves as the chapters Social Action Chair and on the board for the Faith, Hope & Trust Foundation. In her spare time, Soror Woods enjoys spending time with her husband and two children as well as running a business, being a fashionista and chef/foodie.