Meet The Alumnae Advisors

Being a Delta Zeta is a lifetime commitment. Behind every outstanding collegiate officer is an equally gifted alumnae advisor who provides mentorship and leadership development. Our vast network of professional alumnae remain Truly Connected to the sorority and are pivotal resources and motivators for the future leaders we will become.

Allyson Kristine McKinney

Programming Advisor

Recruitment Advisor

Event Planner

Initiated Fall 2007

(Gamma Lambda)

Fun Fact: 

I was a “professional” jump-roper for the American Heart Association and would travel around the United States performing and bringing awareness to heart disease. I also met my soon to be husband because of Greek Life we were both Greek and met at a social (playing laser tag) between organizations and sparks flew!

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Linda Hofffman

New Member Education Advisor

Instructional Coach

Initiated 1992 (Epsilon Epsilon)

Why DZ: 

Delta Zeta was truly a life changing experience for me!  I am grateful to be able to give graciously to the organization which has had such a positive impact in my life.


Lorrie Samalot

Standards and Risk Management Advisor

Initiated 1982 (Gamma Kappa)



Destinee Noel Victoria Cordeiro

Public Relations Advisor

Producer/ Creative

Initiated Fall 2009 (Theta Rho)

Fun Fact: 

I love to take bubble baths while watching my favorite director, Nancy Meyers' movies!

Tania Vasquez Roney

College Chapter Director

Independent Closings Processor and Property Management

Initiated 1995 (Theta Rho)


Fun Fact: 

I am a wife, a mother, a black belt martial artist, a philanthropist!

Sonjia Marie Leyva

Theta Rho/ CSULA Faculty Advisor

Professor, College of

Natural & Social Sciences

Initiated Spring 1987


Fun Fact: 

I can't whistle.  Seriously.  I'm also an uber nerd/geek/dork and love science, hiking, reading, and


Adrienne Mesa Ferguson

Academic Advisor