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Brigette Davis-McGriff

National President

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Leslie Billups

National Vice President

Brigette Davis-McGriff - Bio

Soror NP Brigette Davis McGriff counts it an honor and a pleasure to serve as National President for Delta Iota Delta Sorority, Inc. She is the Deuce of the Spring 2K21 Line “74 Dominating Queens” and embraces the concept of developing strong, classy, intelligent, educated and confident women of God. Soror NP Brigette believes true leadership begins with servanthood and is dedicated to her responsibility of guiding, developing and encouraging the strength of her multi diverse Sorority Sisters. In her presidential duties, she committed to ensuring the growth and seamless operations of the organization through strategic planning and relationships, coupled with prayer. Mark 10:44-45 “and whoever wishes to be first and most important among you must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.”

 

Soror NP Brigette understands that knowledge is power. Her academic achievements include Master of Business Administration-Marketing (Keiser University ‘20), Bachelor of Science-Nursing (Western Governors University ‘10), Associate of Science-Nursing (Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College ‘01) and Associate of Science-Behavioral Science (Georgia Military College ‘96). She is currently employed as a Registered Nurse for the United States Government, where she implements her duty to servanthood by serving and caring for United States Veterans. John 13:14 “So if I, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you ought to wash one another’s feet as well.”

 

Soror NP Brigette has served in multiple leadership capacities throughout her life: Charge Nurse for the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, a brief tenure as Vice President of the Alpha Rho chapter of Delta Iota Delta Sorority, Inc., 2nd Vice President for the Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Section of NCNW (National Council of Negro Women) and in Ministry as Georgia South Site Leader for TEN (The Eagles Network) Worldwide, Dance Leader for Spirit of Praise Movement Ministries, Inc. and President of the Christian Love Bible Baptist Church Intercessory Prayer Ministry. Her commitment, unity, humility, faith, love, integrity, transparency and sisterhood have been displayed in these capacities. Her charge in life: Hebrews 13:1 “Let brotherly (and sisterly) love continue.”

 

Soror Brigette is a native of and currently resides in Valdosta Georgia. Aside from a rigorous professional life, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, writing, dancing, sewing and laughing. Soror NP Brigette believes that a good laugh is cleansing to the soul. One of her favorite scriptures is Philippians 1:6 “Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.” Soror NP Brigette’s prayer for the organization comes from Psalm 138:8 “The Lord will accomplish that which concerns me (Delta Iota Delta Sorority, Inc.); Your [unwavering] lovingkindness, O LORD, endures forever-Do not abandon the works of your own hands.”

Leslie Billups - Bio

Soror NVP Leslie Billups is honored to serve as the National Vice President for Delta Iota Delta Sorority, In. Soror NVP Leslie is a product of the Anniversary Line; The 55 Pearls of Wisdom; where she was also named the ACE of the line.

 

Soror NVP Leslie has served in many leadership capacities, but one of her greatest duties is first being a servant and a team player. She is one who values sisterhood, transparency, unity, commitment, love, faith, integrity and humility. To add a few more, Soror NVP Leslie also values loyalty to her family, sisters and friends, as well as Team Work! Soror NVP Leslie stands firm on the Word of God in 1 Corinthians 12:12 “For just as the body is a UNITY and has many parts, and all the parts, though many, form one body, so it is with Christ.” As we are Many Sisters, with many ideas, WE ARE ONE body with Christ WORKING TOGETHER in the Spirit of Unity!

Soror NVP Leslie has been fortunate enough to begin building a platform for herself to include serving many roles throughout her occupation as well as ministerial roles. Through her career field of Education, Soror NVP Leslie has served as a Preschool Lead Teacher, a Teaching Assistant/Paraprofessional. Through ministerial, Soror NVP Leslie currently serves as the Mime Instructor for the Eagles International Training Institute. She also serves as the TEN (The Eagles Network)Mime Director, TEN Regional and EITI State Leader, as well as a local TEN Mime Site Leader.

Education Achievements: Soror NVP Leslie obtained her Associates of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, from Kaplan University in December 2010. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Elementary Education & Special Education (Dual Major Degree) from Grand Canyon University in April 2016. 

Personal/Business Accomplishments: In 2019, the Lord allowed Soror NVP Leslie to come out of the workforce of working for others, and pushed her to birthing her true passion and business. She is entering her second year as the proud founder and small business owner of LB’s Locs and Braids. Soror NVP Leslie is also a Business Consultant for Thirty-One Gifts, where she strives daily to expand her mind in entrepreneurship.

Above all of these things, Soror NVP Leslie has been blessed and favored with a few of the many blessings that God has in store for her. Her favorite scripture is Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know that plans I have for you, saith the Lord, Plans to prosper and not to fail. To give you hope and a future." She believes and continues to have Faith that God will give her total healing and all the desires of her heart. Soror NVP Leslie currently resides in Gloucester, Virginia with her amazing husband of 21yrs and three talented and anointed children.