International Council 

Seven officers serve on International Council, which is the executive body of Gamma Phi Beta. They are charged with managing the affairs and property of the international Sorority, including but not limited to:

  • Overseeing the Sorority’s vision and strategic plan
  • Adopting official rules, procedures and policies
  • Representing Gamma Phi Beta in the fraternity/sorority world

International President

Autumn L. Hansen (Idaho)

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Autumn Hansen is currently serving her second term as International President of Gamma Phi Beta. Autumn also serves as the International Council (IC)-appointed Gamma Phi Beta Foundation Trustee and is a member of the Audit & Finance Committee, the Bylaws Committee, the Extension Committee and the Governance & Personnel Committee. Autumn has served on IC since 2012 as Education Vice President (2012-16), Alumnae Vice President (2016-18) and Vice President (2018-20). Before becoming International President, she chaired the Sorority’s Governance and Personnel Committee and was also a member of the Leadership Development Committee. A member of Xi Chapter at the University of Idaho, Autumn has Bachelor of Science degrees in sociology, psychology and crime & justice studies as well as a master’s degree in social work from Indiana University.  

Autumn is a licensed clinical social worker and currently works at the IU Health Employee Assistance Program as a Clinical Supervisor and Counselor. She recently became a Certified Employee Assistance Professional. Autumn has also worked as a social worker in the emergency department at IU Health Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana’s only pediatric trauma center. Prior to her career in social work, Autumn was the Greek Life coordinator and program administrator at DePauw University. Autumn also served as a collegiate leadership consultant for Gamma Phi Beta from 2006-2007.  

With more than 14 years of volunteer experience for Gamma Phi Beta, Autumn has served as a collegiate chapter supervisor for new Gamma Phi Beta chapters, a regional team leader, a task force and committee member and a Gamma Phi Beta Foundation volunteer and Trustee.  

Autumn began her board service in college, serving on the President’s Board for the University of Idaho while serving as student body president. She served the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers as the Master of Social Work representative on the board of directors. She has served as a board member of the Northwest Twins and Multiples group where she is also a member.  

Autumn lives in Whitestown, Indiana, with her spouse, Nathan Hand, and 5-year-old twins Mary Jo and Hazel.  

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Vice Chair

Crissy Carlisle (Alabama)

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Crissy Carlisle is currently serving her second term as a Vice President on Gamma Phi Beta’s International Council. Crissy also serves as chairwoman of the Sorority’s Governance and Personnel Committee and Investment Committee. As a member of Gamma Phi Beta’s Epsilon Lambda Chapter, she received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama. She also earned a Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. 

Crissy is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting, with extensive experience in financial reporting, corporate recoveries and internal controls. In June 2021, she was named Chief Financial Officer of Enhabit Home Health & Hospice (NYSE: EHAB). Prior to that, she was the Chief Investor Relations Officer of Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) and was recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine as one of the best investor relations professionals in healthcare. She joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in February 2005 as the Director of SEC Reporting and was quickly promoted to Vice President of Financial Reporting in August 2005. Prior to joining Encompass Health, Crissy served as a Director within the corporate recovery division of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and additionally as a Manager within their audit practice.   

In her more than 15 years of volunteer service for Gamma Phi Beta, Crissy has served on the Board of Managers of the Facilities Management Company, President of the Affiliated House Corporation Board of the Epsilon Lambda Chapter, and as a regional and new chapter recruitment specialist. Crissy was also part of the inaugural Clara Project cohort and was a presenter for Gamma Phi Beta’s inaugural Confident Women of Character webinar series. She is a member of the Dallas, Texas Alumnae Chapter. 

In her community, Crissy is passionate about serving the next generation and making a difference in the lives of others. She serves as a mentor to female business students at the University of Alabama and is an active volunteer and contributor to the United Way.  

When Crissy isn’t working diligently to balance her roles as mother, wife, business professional and community volunteer, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and exercising. And, of course, she is an avid fan of the Crimson Tide! Crissy and her husband, Mark (who she met at a Gamma Phi Beta / Phi Kappa Psi mixer in college), reside in Dallas, Texas. Their son, Nicholas, is a student at The University of Tennessee.  

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Vice President

Dr. Judy E. Graham (Oklahoma)

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Dr. Judy E. Graham holds four degrees: bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work, a master’s degree in special education and a doctoral degree in public administration. 

Judy has a unique background in both nonprofit management and business. She has 25 years of experience in behavioral health and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and former nonprofit Executive Director. Judy was an account manager for 17 years at the international pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly. At Eli Lilly, Judy was responsible for presenting scientific research and negotiating contracts with commercial health plans, hospitals and state Medicaid. She currently works as a consultant and content expert/grant reviewer for the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services and consults with other nonprofit organizations. 

Quality management is a strength Judy brings to Gamma Phi Beta. While at Eli Lilly, she became a certified Malcolm Baldrige Examiner. The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive. Judy’s training prepared her to be on the Examiner team that evaluates organizations’ applications for the award. 

While working as an executive director of a nonprofit, Judy participated in a year-long training program with Dr. Peter Drucker, a world-wide respected thought leader in the field of management. Judy takes inspiration from a famous quote of his, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Judy believes getting to train with and meet Dr. Peter Drucker in person was one of the highlights of her career. 

Judy has served Gamma Phi Beta in numerous roles over a lifetime, including Nominating Committee,  Foundation Trustee, international philanthropy chair, international camping chair, endowment loan board member, Facilities Management Company Board of Managers, chair of the audit and finance committee, ​a member of the first Clara Project leadership class, presenter for the inaugural Confident Women of Character webinar series, Foundation public relations committee, Foundation grants in aid committee, Alpha Xi affiliated house corporation member, ritual advisor, among others. 

Judy resides in Dallas, Texas, with her husband Neal Cullum Griffith. She enjoys tai chi, qigong, meditation, genealogy and rooting for the University of Oklahoma football and softball teams.

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Vice President

Teresa Haney (Northern Arizona)

Teresa Haney joined Gamma Phi Beta at the Beta Omega Chapter at Northern Arizona University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in child and adolescent development from California State University, Fullerton.  She earned a master’s degree and teaching credential in early childhood special education from California State University, Los Angeles.  

Teresa works as an early intervention special education teacher educating toddlers 18 months to 3 years of age and their families for ABC Unified School District. As a teacher she utilizes a relationship based developmental framework incorporating research, behavioral analysis, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Within the school district, Teresa is a site representative for the ABC Federation of Teachers, Diversity and Inclusion Committee member, and previously developed a competitive cheerleading program. She has presented topics of leadership development, educational strategies, and family partnerships at various teacher conferences across the US, as well as in Canada and Australia.  

With over 15 years of experience serving Gamma Phi Beta, Teresa has worked with collegians and alumnae. She served as alumnae chapter president,  regional team member, presentation team member, special recruitment consultant, sorority director alumnae development, and collegiate chapter supervisor – new chapters for the Eta Rho Chapter at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Teresa served on Gamma Phi Beta’s Nominating Committee and the Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee, along with the Access and Equity Advisory Committee for the National Panhellenic Council.  

Teresa resides in Anaheim, California with her husband. She is a first generation Greek and had the honor of initiating her mother into Gamma Phi Beta through the alumna initiate program. Teresa is a member of Long Beach Alumnae Chapter and Greater Orange County Alumnae Chapter.  In 2018, Teresa was recognized as the Southern California Intercity Woman of the Year.  Teresa enjoys creative projects, watching sports, hiking, dancing, and Crossfit. Her top three CliftonStrengths are achiever, learner, and ideation.   

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Vice President

Victoria Lopez-Herrera (Alumnae Initiate)

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Victoria Lopez-Herrera is currently serving her first term as a Vice President on Gamma Phi Beta’s International Council. She is a proud alumna initiate who has continuously volunteered since her initiation. Over the past 12 years, she has served in roles that support collegiate and alumnae chapters as a member of the Presentation Team, Co-Chair of the Belonging and Inclusion Taskforce and a member of the Leadership Development Committee. 

Victoria has worked in higher education for more than 20 years in the areas of residence life, fraternity and sorority life and collegiate recreation. She works at The University of Texas at San Antonio and serves on the Board of Directors for her professional association, NIRSA Leaders in Collegiate Recreation.

Vice President

Rev. Dr. Lillian Lammers (Denver)

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Rev. Dr. Lillian Hallstrand Lammers is a native of the Chicagoland area, and she currently resides in Memphis, Tennessee. She was initiated into Gamma Phi Beta at Theta Chapter at the University of Denver, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology. Lillian earned her master’s degree in higher education administration at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and served as a student affairs professional on college campuses in Ohio and New York before returning to graduate school to earn her Master of Divinity at Vanderbilt University and her Doctor of Ministry at Andover Newton Theological School. She previously served as a hospital chaplain and the bereavement coordinator at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the director of stewardship and vocational planning at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

After college, Lillian traveled as a collegiate leadership consultant for Gamma Phi Beta, an experience she describes as one of the most formative in her young adult life. She has served as a chapter advisor, new chapter director, a member of the Presentation Team, chair of the Alumni Awards Committee and served as the sorority coordinator-new chapter when Gamma Phi Beta reopened Phi Chapter at Washington University in St. Louis. She was a member of the pilot cohort for The Clara Project in 2019.

Lillian was ordained as a minister in the United Church of Christ in 2010 and currently serves as an associate pastor at First Congregational Church of Memphis. She also teaches as an adjunct faculty member at Vanderbilt and Memphis Theological Seminary. She resides in Memphis with her spouse, Philip, and their three young daughters, Ingrid, Miriam and Rosemary. On days off, Lillian and her family love to go looking for animal babies at the Memphis Zoo!

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Vice President

Fran Stevenson (Kansas State)

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Fran Mayfield Stevenson joined Gamma Phi Beta at Beta Upsilon Chapter at Kansas State University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and later earned a master’s degree in higher education administration from Bowling Green State University.  

Fran serves as the senior vice president of customer experience for GoodUnited, a retail execution software company. As a member of the company leadership team, she leads the marketing, sales, professional services and customer success teams. 

Fran has been a dedicated Gamma Phi Beta volunteer for decades and has held many roles, including chapter advisor, director of extension and regional director. 

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