Meet your 34th National NPHC President Vanetta Cheeks Reeder of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Vanetta Cheeks Reeder is the 34th National President of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Vanetta was initiated into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. at the University of Pittsburgh in 1982. She has been a member of her sorority for 35 years and is a Life member with Ruby status. She has held a variety of Greek leadership roles in both her sorority and the NPHC consisting of 21st Northeastern Regional Syntaktes/ Director, Chapter- Basileus, Anti-Basileus, Grammateus, NPHC Eastern Region Director, Assistant Director, Secretary, NPHC of Philadelphia President, Vice President and Order of Omega.
She holds a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from University of Pittsburgh and Masters of Science in Nursing from Temple University. Currently she works as Nurse Educator of Perioperative Services for Jefferson Torresdale-Northern Division in Philadelphia. Vanetta has also served in several capacities related to her career in nursing and in her church community. She is a Past President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN). In her church she serves on the Women’s Missionary Society of the American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and Young People’s Division (YPD) Director for the past 8 years. This past July she became a member of the Board of Directors of the Southwest Belmont Community Association.
Vanetta has been married for 25 years to Angelo B. Reeder, Jr. of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. They have one daughter, Ayanah Reeder, in college. Vanetta enjoys shopping and scrapbooking in her spare time. Vanetta and her family reside in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council would like to congratulate our very own National Vice-President, Dr. Stacy Jones of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. for being recognized as 2017 National Advisor by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Dr.Jones helps University of Alabama students make decisions that will help them graduate and be successful long after graduation. For those efforts, she was recently recognized with a national honor. Please join us in congratulating her and tune into the video below for the full story and interview with Dr. Jones.