The Southeast District was organized in March 1958 in Montgomery, Alabama by Florence Allen Holmes, National First Vice-President.  The Southeast District is the first district organized in The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. (NANBPWC, Inc.).  The four clubs in the Southeast District at the time were Columbus-Phenix City Club in Columbus, GA, Montgomery Club in Montgomery, AL, Birmingham Club, in Birmingham, AL and the Reidsville Club in Reidsville, NC.

The first Governor of the Southeast District was Elmira Parker from the Columbus-Phenix City Club.  The first National President from 1967-1971, from the Supreme Southeast District, was Margaret Belcher, from Columbus, GA.  The second National President, from the Supreme Southeast District was Jacquelyn Gates Shipe, from Fort Lauderdale, FL.  The third National President from the "Supreme" Southeast District was Marie E. Castillo, from Greensboro, NC.

The first District Conference was held in Nashville, TN, in 1985.  The District Newsletter began circulation in 1970 by the District Vice-Governor, Carrie Hudson.  Between 1985 and 1990, District Assessments and State Meetings were introduced.  Contributions to the Nannie Jenkins Learning Center, in Cuthbert, GA, were reinstituted.  The center was discontinued under the NANBPWC, Inc. in 2013.



1958 - 1960

1960 - 1966

1966 - 1969

1969 - 1971

1971 - 1973

1973 - 1978

1978 - 1982

1982 - 1985

1985 - 1990

1990 - 1994

1994 - 1998

1998 - 2002

2002 - 2006

2006 - 2010

2010 - 2014

2014 - 2018

2018 - 2020



Elmira Parker

Lula B. Bradley

E. Arlene Greene

Daisy Murrell

Gwen Howard

Carrie Hudson

Maretta M. Taylor

Charlotte Lewis

Margaret Jenkins

Sunddra S. Smith

Linda Grice

Priscilla Taylor

Frances K. Hightower

Martha Works King

Juanita Miller

Minnie J. Forts

Dr. Carleather Burwell

Barbara Johnson