Dr. Stacie NC Grant

26th International President

of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated

Dr. Stacie NC Grant, a life member, was installed as the 26th International President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. on July 24, 2022. She has served uninterrupted for more than three decades as an active financial member on every level of the sisterhood including International Third Anti-Basileus, International Graduate Member to the Executive Committee, Member of the Board of Managers to the National Educational Foundation, Atlantic Regional Representative to the International Nominating Committee and a two-term president of Phi Zeta Zeta Chapter of Queens, NY.

President Grant is an award-winning international speaker, best-selling author, master facilitator and trainer, and celebrity guest host. She received the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama.

In 2016, she founded C&G Enterprises Unlimited, LLC an MWBE firm that focuses on providing professional and dependable services to businesses and organizations to maximize their strengths and achieve their goals in the areas of meeting facilitation, professional development training and professional decontamination services. C&G Enterprises Unlimited, LLC was tapped as the MWBE Firm selected to be the Facilitator for the JFK Airport Redevelopment Advisory Council, a $13 billion redevelopment project.

She is the CEO of Destiny Designers University®, the only training & development platform for Faithpreneurs® (faith-based entrepreneurs and faith-based professionals) who grow their wealth-generating practices around an affinity to God and FAITH and how to leverage Relationships, Resources and Revenue to create sustainable legacies by being cash flow positive and unapologetically profitable.


Honorable Beverly S. Tatham

Atlantic Regional Director

Beverly S. Tatham, Esq., a diamond life member, was appointed as the 18th Atlantic Regional Director of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. on August 9, 2022. She was initiated into Omicron Alpha chapter at St. John’s University in 1993 and is currently an active member of Sigma Kappa Zeta chapter in Brooklyn, New York. As an active member for nearly three decades, Beverly has served on every level of the sisterhood including her most recent service as the Atlantic Region representative to the International Constitution & Bylaws Committee which was responsible for the historic adoption of the first revision of the sorority’s Constitution and Bylaws since its inception.

She used her training as a Professional Registered Parliamentarian (PRP) to develop and facilitate the inaugural Atlantic Regional National Association of Parliamentarians®️ Initiative, which was later implemented in the Eastern and Southern Regions. In that role, Beverly facilitated numerous webinars curated to enhance the membership’s understanding of the fundamental rules of parliamentary procedure and elevated Zeta’s membership profile within the National Association of Parliamentarians®️ to over 1,500 members, ensuring that our Sisterhood continues to produce competent and aspiring leaders. In addition, she served as NYS Chief Legal Counsel, two terms as New York State and Atlantic Region Parliamentarian and has served as President of Sigma Kappa Zeta Chapter of Brooklyn, New York.

Professionally, Beverly is a Trial Counsel at the Law offices of Gregory B. Coburn, in-house counsel to Seneca Insurance Company in New York City. She is a proud alum of Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center – Touro College where she received her Juris Doctorate in 2001. She is admitted to the New York State Bar-Appellate Division Second Department as well as the Federal Court of the State of New York – Eastern & Southern Districts. Her past and present professional affiliations include various bar associations within the State of New York. Her unrelenting desire to serve with fairness, integrity, and compassion are the guiding principles of her latest endeavor campaigning as the Democratic nominee candidate to serve as the next Civil Court Judge for Brooklyn’s 7th Municipal District.

Beverly is a three-time cancer survivor whose work is rooted and ordered by her unwavering faith. In addition to practicing insurance and parliamentary law, Beverly is a marathoner and enjoys sorority life, traveling as well as spending time with family and friends.

Wilhelmine Herard James

New York State Director’s Bio

Wilhelmine Herard James is the 16th and first elected New York State Director for Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Initiated into Eta Kappa in 1987, she has over 35 years of uninterrupted service to the Sorority and is a Diamond Life Member.

Soror James holds a  Bachelor of Science Degree in Education with academic honors from the State University of New York College at Old Westbury and a Master of Science Degree in Education from the City University of New York at Queens College. She is currently employed with the New York City Department of Education as a Senior Director of Leadership Coaching and Professional Learning.

Soror Herard James is currently serving Zeta through Delta Beta Zeta chapter in Queens, New York, where she previously served as the President and in many other leadership roles.

As a leader in Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.,  Soror James has served as a New York State Strategic Planner, Geographic Coordinator, Chair of Geographic Coordinators, NYS Reclamation Co-Chair, and NYS Undergraduate Coordinator.

Soror  Herard James is also a Past Matron of Deborah Chapter #31, Prince Hall Order of Eastern Stars, and a member of the Daughters Auxiliary of the Prince Hall Shriners. She is also a member of the Beta Omicron Chapter of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., a professional organization for educators where she serves as the 3rd Vice President. She is married to Paul W. James, who is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, and they have two children, Aaron and Zora.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated New York State

2022-2024 Executive Board

Wilhelmine Herard James
(Delta Beta Zeta)
16th New York State Director

Sharmaine N. Bisnauth
(Iota Theta Zeta)

Bernardine E Lowery-Crute
(Sigma Nu Zeta)


Tamara M. Johnson
(Delta Mu Zeta)
Gracie M. Clarke
(Delta Mu Zeta)

Veronica M. Straws-Malone
(Kappa Epsilon Zeta)

State Representative to the Regional Nominating Committee
Kimberly M. Gamble
(Nu Phi Zeta)


State Representative to the Regional Election Committee
Denise N. Gray
(Alpha Alpha Omega Zeta)


Undergraduate Representative to the Executive Board
Leona D. Willis (Sigma Nu Zeta)