Chi O Creations Board of Trustees

Purpose: Chi O Creations, the preferred vendor of Chi Omega Fraternity, is designed to support all endeavors of Chi Omega Fraternity while providing quality merchandise and protecting our brand.

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Gwen Burmester, Tau Delta/Gettysburg College, currently serves as the Chi O Creations Board of Trustees President.

Gwen Elisabeth Burmester is an initiate of Tau Delta Chapter of Chi Omega at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. While at Gettysburg, she received a BA in Psychology and a minor in French.

In Gwen’s professional life, she is currently the Vice President of Operations at Benedict Capital, LLC, a real estate management and development company based in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is a licensed real estate agent in Connecticut.

Her Chi Omega activities include her service as Vice-President on the Chi O Creations Board of Trustees as well as she serves as Treasurer of the Fairfield County Connecticut Alumnae Association. While residing in Darien, Connecticut, Gwen volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the United States Tennis Association. She enjoys tennis, cooking and jewelry making.


Vice President

Alice Moreland-Flowers, Tau Beta/Oklahoma State, is currently serving as the Chi O Creations Board of Trustees Vice President. Alice served the chapter as house manager and co-recruitment chair. She was a double major and graduated with a B.A. in fashion merchandising and journalism.

Alice served as Recruitment Advisor for Epsilon Gamma, University of Tulsa for over 12 years. She was also active in the Tulsa Chi Omega Alumnae Chapter as well as Junior League, Junior Philharmonic, Ballet Guild and Leadership Tulsa.

Alice has advised the Alpha Alpha chapter of Chi Omega at the University of North Texas for over 14 years as the Recruitment and Panhellenic Advisor. She is a member of the Denton County Alumnae Chapter and has also been a member of the Mid-Cities and Ft. Worth alumnae groups.

Nationally, Alice has served on the National Recruitment Team, the National Advisory Training Team, and Firesides and Convention Staff. She is also a member of the National Chapter Development Team.

Professionally, Alice owns Accessories To Go, a trendy jewelry and home décor wholesale manufacturing company manufacturing US made merchandise.

Alice lives in Weatherford, Texas with her husband John.


Secretary/Treasurer

Martha White Crise, Epsilon Gamma/University of Tulsa is serving as Secretary/Treasurer for the Chi O Creations Board of Trustees.  She served her chapter as Panhellenic Delegate, Personnel Chair, and GH.  After graduating with a degree in English, Martha traveled for Chi Omega as a National Consultant for two years.

As a Chi Omega volunteer, Martha has served on the Risk Management Team, the National Advisory Training Team, the Eleusis Editorial Board, and Chair of the Ritual Education Team.  She has been thrilled to serve on several Convention teams and was a Firesides Co-Leader in 2009.  While living in the Chicago area, Martha assisted with the reorganization of the Advisory Board at Xi Chapter, Northwestern University and served as president of the Northwest Suburban Alumnae Association.

Martha lives in Springfield, Missouri with her husband, Scott. Martha has two daughters, Natalie and Cynthia, who are both attending the University of Tulsa and are members of the Epsilon Gamma Chapter. She holds an MA in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago and works as an English instructor at Ozarks Technical Community College. Martha is a member of the Junior League, the Springfield-Greene County Library Board, the Advisory Council to the Springfield Public Schools Foundation.