Alumna Named National Vice President of Largest Women’s Fraternal Organization in the World

Posted: Tue, 07/31/2012 - 13:42

Anna Funderburk Buckner has been elected as Chi Omega Fraternity’s National Vice President for the 2012-2014 biennium. She brings many years of national and local volunteer involvement.

Anna is an initiate of the Alpha Beta Chapter of Chi Omega at Auburn University, where she graduated with a B.S. and later earned her Master of Business Administration. She also holds a J.D. from Cumberland School of Law. 

Anna has a long history of service to Chi Omega at the local and national levels. She served as a chapter advisor to Omicron Lambda Chapter at Birmingham Southern College and served as a member of the National Recruitment Team for 17 years. Anna also serves as an attorney for the National Panhellenic Conference’s “Something of Value” program where she travels to campuses nationwide to perform mock trials on various risk management issues. She is a supporter of the Chi Omega Foundation, as well. 

Anna is a partner in the Birmingham law firm of Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal LLP, where she practices in the areas of estate and trusts, including estate and gift tax planning, estate administration, taxation, real estate and corporate law. She is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. 

In her community, Anna is Vice-President of the Alabama Advisory Board for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama. 

About Chi Omega
Chi Omega’s Governing Council consists of five elected officers who are directly responsible for policy-making and business operations. The Council members are dedicated volunteers who work day-to-day with the Executive Headquarters staff, national committees and volunteers.

Founded in 1895, Chi Omega Fraternity is the largest women’s fraternal organization in the world with over 300,000 initiated Sisters and 174 collegiate chapters. Chi Omegas bring the Fraternity’s founding purposes to life, one woman at a time, through friendship, personal integrity, service to others, academic excellence and intellectual pursuits, community and campus involvement, and personal and career development. Chi Omega’s shared values inspire Sisters to serve the world for a lifetime.

Text provided by Whitney Heckathorne, director of communications at Chi Omega Fraternity