executive office

Tri Delta's Executive Office staff support the work of the Fraternity

Executive Office

Located in Dallas, Texas, Tri Delta’s home is in The Addison, a mid-rise office building located on the Dallas North Tollway – a major corridor connecting Dallas’ growing suburbs to the city’s centers for business and commerce. Tri Delta’s office space encompasses an entire floor and features cutting-edge technology and an abundance of collaboration and meeting space to enhance creativity and productivity among our staff and volunteer teams. The Addison is also home to the Ginger Hicks Smith Museum and Archives, a beautiful space dedicated to preserving and sharing our story and treasured pieces of our history.

If you are a member of the media, or have a suggestion for press coverage, contact the Director of Public Relations, Jason Gomez.


Working in partnership with the Executive Board, and keeping within the framework of the Fraternity’s policies and standards, the CEO provides direction and guidance in the development of goals and objectives to meet the needs of the organization. Internally, the CEO oversees the Executive Office staff and will be responsible for all operations and programs.

As a liaison between the Boards of Directors and the rest of the organization, the CEO keeps the Boards informed on operational issues and assists in the development of strategic solutions to challenges that arise. 

chief executive officer

Karen Hughes White, Georgia

Before joining Tri Delta, Karen served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In this role, she led the organization’s corporate, sports and fitness fundraising and awareness efforts, working with Fortune 500 companies and premier sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA and PGA. She also oversaw St. Jude’s fitness portfolio, including the St. Jude Give Thanks Walk, St. Jude Heroes, St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend and St. Jude Country Music Marathon.

Karen is a results-oriented executive who has provided leadership for successful nonprofit organizations including ALSAC/St. Jude and Susan G. Komen. Her background is in marketing and communications and from 1988 to 1996, she served in various roles at advertising agencies in the Southeast. In 1996, she started Karen Hughes White Communications and for four years owned and operated a successful monthly home and garden magazine distributed in North Texas.

Karen played varsity tennis at Brenau University where she joined Tri Delta. She later transferred to the University of Georgia and affiliated with Alpha Rho Chapter, where she served in various leadership roles. She graduated from Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and served as an alumna advisor to Gamma Xi Chapter at Furman University. She is the proud mother of three children: Mary Patrick, Will, and Tee. In her spare time, she enjoys running, cooking/entertaining and sports.

our team

Structured to support the needs Tri Delta members, our staff at Executive Office is committed to providing courteous, professional and reliable service. 


The Delta Delta Delta Foundation raises, manages and awards funds to provide undergraduate and graduate scholarships, assist alumnae and collegiate members in dire financial need, and support the Fraternity’s innovative educational and leadership programs.


The Fraternity’s administrative arm for all matters related to housing, Tri Delta Housing, provides resources and support to all Tri Delta properties.