PennDel Chapter

A new corps of officers was installed in Penndel Chapter on April 11, 2015. 

Read the Installtion speech of M. Daniel Nelson, Jr., President, here.

Read about the Instalation Program here.

View pictures from the event here.

See a video clip from the event here.

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Chapter Officers


M. Daniel Nelson            


Oretha McClain

1st Vice President

Berma Findley        

2nd Vice President

Lofa Cooper


Meyartha Coleman-Perry

Treasurer/Financial Secretary



Jacqueline Marshall       

Board Representative

Rev. H. Lafayette Willia 

Board Representative

PennDel Chapter covers the States of Pennsylvania and Delaware, and was the host of the 21st Convention, July 5 – 7, 2013.

Major Annual Program: Cllr. Cyril Jones Honoring Program. PennDel was the first chapter with an annual program named in honor of a graduate of B. W. Harris Episcopal School.

PennDel was formed in 2010 as a chapter of the B. W. Harris Episcopal School Alumni Association-USA, Inc., incorporating the former Delaware Chapter and  Alumnus Alfred Major, the first president of PennDel Chapter, in collaboration with the Membership Committee under its Chair, David Moore, was instrumental in forming the chapter.

Alumni activities in the geographic area date back to the 1990s and subsequently in the mid-2000s, culminating in the establishment of the former Delaware Chapter of the Association. Among the alumni who participated in early organizing in the Delaware Valley are: Fahnwa Caine; Gloria Caine,MarconteOkai-Fahnbulleh; Edith Williams-Grant; Thomas Grant; Ebenezer Pratt; Yvette Pratt; Harriett Bedell; M. Daniel Nelson Jr.; Terrence K. Brown; Grace Nartey ; Candy Peal-Boayue; Berma Findley; Jackie Marshall-Kpadeh; and Oretha McClain.

Berma Findley was the first elected President of the then Delaware Chapter. Alfred Major was the first elected president of PennDel Chapter; he was suceeded by Thomas Grant. M. Daniel Nelson is the third president of PennDel.