Who we are

The Delta Education and Life Development Foundation, Inc. (DELDF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public service and community corporation whose purpose is exclusively educational, charitable and community service. 

The mission of the Delta Education and Life Development Foundation, Inc. is to secure and distribute funds that support the various public service programs sponsored by partnering organizations that are designed to improve the quality of life for the citizens of the Broward County community. Learn more about our members below.

Board Officers

Deetra Durham


Marsha Joseph

Recording Secretary/Community Board Member

E. Denise Cone

Corresponding Secretary

Susie Williams

Financial Secretary 

Jasmin Shirley


Damita Salters

Treasurer/Finance Committee

Committee Chairs

Catherine Minnis

Program Information Committee

Sonia Eutsey

Fundraising Chair

Desorae Giles-Smith

Housing Chair

Jacqueline Reid

Grants Subcommittee

Stephanie Whitfield

Audit Subcommittee

Community Board Members

Alix Alexis

Community Board Member

Dr. Mia Merritt

Community Board Member

Dr. Venessa Walker

Community Board Member

Avis Boyd Gaines

Community Board Member

Gordon Weeks

Community Board Member

Legal Council

Dacia Riley Taylor, Esq.

Legal Council

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