18th Governor of the South Central District
Terri O'Neal Ford, Ph.D.

Welcome and thank you for visitng the website of the South Central District (SCD), one of six Districts that make up the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. (NANBPWC).  Since 1935, NANBPWC has been promoting the interest of business and professional women and youth and by doing so, communities across the country have been impacted.  The SCD was established as part of NANBPWC in 1953 and it comprises the following seven states:   Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.   Members of the SCD join one of the 15 adult clubs in the made up of business and professional women from diverse backgrounds and professions.  With a common thrust to embrace the mission of NANBPWC through programs and workshops that focus on leadership, entrepreneurship, technology and service (L.E.T.S.)  SCD builds capacity in our community.  To continue growth and the ability to address problems and social ills impacting our communities, the SCD invites you to join us and help build capacity in our community.  Membership categories include adults, young adults, beta psi, youth, ombudsmen, associate and members at large.  Please continue to visit our website often to make plans to attend SCD supported community functions including workshops, programs, fundraisers, and social events.  As our national association Moves Forward with a Purpose:  Reaching New Heights, the SCD makes its pledge to build capacity in our community!

Past "Living" District Governors
Helen Ragsdale  ............................................................1987-1991
Mae Frances Saulter .....................................................1991 - 1995
Mary Lou Kegler ...........................................................1995 - 1999
Diane Wright Jones...................................................... 2003 - 2005
Beverly J. Collymore .................................................... 2005 - 2009
Dr. Lavern J. Holyfield .................................................. 2009 - 2014
Patricia B. Maples ......................................................... 2014 - 2019

 

District Theme - Building Our Capacity in the Community