DKG California
Making an Impact

DKG California 
Educational - Professional - Making an Impact

Leadership Development

  1. Plan and implement leadership development programs for state and Chapter officers and committee chairmen, with approval of the DKG California Executive Committee
  2. Plan and implement leadership activities for the general membership, with the approval of the DKG California Executive Committee.

Member Resources

Leadership Development Training Modules

Ideas to Strengthen  your Chapter and Build Pride in DKG Membership

Marilyn Thompson, Chairman

Chapter: Iota Epsilon   Area:  XVII


Professionally, I have taught grades K through 5, mostly 4th grade and many combination classes.  I have presented at professional conferences and mentored teachers new to the profession.  At the Chapter level, I have served as president, parliamentarian, membership chair, and program chair.  My Chi State involvement includes serving on the Membership Committee, Leadership Development Committee, and as Area Director.  I have attended leadership development sessions, legislative study sessions, and conventions.

Margie Armstrong

Chapter:  Beta Omicron       Area:  XII 


Professionally, I have  been an elementary teacher grades 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, an elementary principal, and an administrator for instructional personnel and programs. At the Chapter level, I have been the 2nd Vice President in charge of programs and currently I am serving my second term as President. My Chi State involvement includes attending six conventions. At the convention in 2014, I was a minute reader for the business meeting minutes.

Christine Fuller

Chapter:  Gamma Theta    Area: XVIII

Professionally, I have I have taught K-12th grades in Colorado and California for both public and private school districts I am certified as a National Board Certified Teacher (2002 and 2011) and earned  a doctoral degree in Teacher Leadership in 2010. At the Chapter level, I served as Co-President, 2nd Vice President (Membership), Treasurer, and Recording Secretary. In Area XVIII, I have been Membership Chair and Recording Secretary At the Chi State level, I have  served as the Area XVIII’s Director.

Gale George

Chapter: Iota Xi        Area:   XV                                         


Professionally, I have been an Alternative Education teacher, Alternative Education administrator, Consolidated Projects Coordinator, high school English and EL teacher, EL Coach, Department Chair, Mentor teacher, and BTSA mentor.  At the Chapter level, I have been President (two terms), co-1st Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, and Ceremonies Chair.  My Chi State involvement includes serving as the Area XV Director, member and chair of the Communications Committee for a total of three biennia.

Anita McKean

Chapter: Iota Tau    Area: V   

Professionally, I have been an elementary school teacher for 34 years. I was a bilingual teacher for the majority of those years. I was a BTSA mentor for 16 years. I also facilitated trainings for teachers of English Language Learners. At the Chapter level, I have been Chapter co-president and President . Currently, I am the Corresponding Secretary. At the Area level, I have served as Secretary, Membership Chair and Area V Conference chair. I have just completed my biennium as the Area V Director. I am now serving on the Chi State Leadership Committee.