How to Join the Lake Oswego-Dunthorpe Alumnae Club

Any Pi Beta Phi member who has "alumna" status and is in "good standing with the Fraternity" is eligible to become a member of a Pi Phi alumnae club.

Remember, being a Pi Phi doesn't end with college graduation ... we hope that you will continue supporting Pi Beta Phi for a lifetime!

Our club is based on philanthropy, fun, friendship. Get your halo on and join us.

Click the button below to go to our EASY-TO-USE ONLINE PAYMENT SCREEN. You will be able to pay by credit card, echeck or mail a check to Club VP of Finance Megan Duerk.
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If you don't want to pay your dues online, no problem. You can print the dues form by clicking the button below, print the form and snail mail it with your check to our VP of Finance Megan Duerk.

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NOTE: Dues and donations made to our alumnae club are not tax deductible.


WHERE YOUR DUES GO

$35 FRATERNITY DUES, which the club sends to Pi Phi Headquarters, help fund the following:
  • Chapter and alumnae organization support
  • Pi Beta Phi's website which has a wealth of information including
    Sister Search, which helps a member find and reconnect with her sisters
  • The Arrow magazine four times a year
  • Fraternity email blasts for timely communication
  • Leadership events for collegians and alumnae
  • Pi Beta Phi biennial convention held in odd-numbered years (e.g., 2023)
  • Headquarters' operations to support all of the above.

  • ($35 Fraternity dues were approved at 2013 Convention, the first increase in six years.)

LOCAL LO-DUN CLUB DUES:
  • Donations to Pi Beta Phi and Pi Beta Phi Foundation philanthropies
  • Support of local charitable organizations such as First Book Portland, The Children's Book Bank, Hunger Fighters of Oregon, Title 1 schools (the list changes each year)
  • Club communications (mailings, website)
  • Club events
  • Chapter support (Oregon Alpha)
  • Portland Alumnae Panhellenic dues and donations
  • Convention and leadership training ... and more.
    NOTE: We also rely on Angel donations and fundraising to pay for the above.


BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

  • Receive all four copies of The Arrow® magazine from Pi Phi Headquarters

  • Receive a PDF copy of our club's annual yearbook/directory in PDF format
    Members have the option to pay an additional $11 for a "fancy" printed copy.

  • Be Pi Phi proud by supporting our club ... we have been an award-winning club for several years

  • Opportunity to connect with really great women, either in person or virtually, from our club and other alumnae clubs that we partner with

  • Opportunity to meet and mentor a younger member if you so desire

  • As an officer, you have the opportunity to learn new leadership and/or technical skills

  • Opportunity to apply for Pi Beta Phi Foundation scholarships and EHT Relief Fund grants [all Pi Phis can apply for these, but you will have the support of the club behind you if you so desire]

  • Support your sisters. Do you need a dentist? Realtor? See our "links" page for the contact info of our sisters with whom you may want to network.

  • Please let us know what other things that YOU consider to be a benefit of belonging to our alumnae club!
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Four of our club members became Golden Arrows in 2021. President Susan Jonnatti Maxwell (left) presented Golden Arrow certificates and 50-year pins to each.

Pictured are Susan holding a photo of Leslie Dardano Hasson who was unable to attend, Kathy Graham Gadler, Nancy Piazza Cobb, Andi Anderson Mariani and VP of Communications Maja Tanaka Berge.

       


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Several club members attended convention in St. Louis to celebrate 150 years!

Back row: Carolyn Reil, Lauren Smith and Elisabeth Espersen (new member).
Front row: Maja Berge, Susan Maxwell, Gillian Tobin (new member), Marie Andreasen, Traci Such, Pam Borgman, Marilyn DeBonny.
Not pictured: Alison Burcham, Jeanne Bliss, Kim Miller and Helen Yu. Also two new members (Romy Skaper from Dallas and Keiley Baldwin from Eugene) are not pictured.