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President of the Dominican Republic National Assembly: Berkys Herrera

Country LiaisonBerkys Herrera and Virginia Norman

National President Berkys Herrera



Barbara Dennis and Linda Smoak introduced The Order to the women in the Dominican Republic in 1998, and in 2000, charters for three chapters were presented by Tory Riihimaki and Barbara Ward. In 2007, the Daughters of the Dominican Republic formed their National Assembly and elected Srta. Virginia Norman as National President. Daughters from Province IV attended the first Assembly meeting, along with Province IV Chaplain, Bishop William Skilton.

First National Assembly in the Dominican Republic

The first Assembly and election of officers was held on June 30, 2007 at the Diocesan Center in Santo Domingo.  63 of 69 Daughters on the island attended, along with five Province IV Daughters and Bishop Bill Skilton, Province IV Chaplain. 

Srta. Virginia Norman Elected First DR National President

Srta. Norman (center) with the Rev. Margarita Santana, first National Chaplain (R)


Eleven New Daughters Admitted in Gautier

7 adult Daughters and 4 Junior Daughters were admitted to Santo Tomás Chapter on December 10, 2017. They are pictured with Bishop Moisés Quezada, Rev. Augusto Sanchez, DR Chaplain, and Berkys Herrera, DR President.


11th Assembly on October 14, 2017 in San Pedro de Macoris

Santa Cruz Church in Santa Fe


DR Chaplain and Former President Visit US National Office 

 Ysabel Lantigua, former DR President, and her husband, the Rev. R. P. Augusto Sandino Sanchez, visited the US National Office in Woodstock in August, 2017, along with their US host, Julia Ariail, a Daughter from Valdosta, GA.

Visitors with National Office staff member, Mandy Wheeler, in the Chapel.


New Daughters in Haina

On April 30, 2017 three new Daughters were admitted to San Marcos Chapter in Haina. Pictured from left to right are Maria del Carmen Guevara, Yocasta Mendoza, and Benigna Arias with Bishop Moises Quezada Mota.


10th Assembly on October 8, 2016 in San Pedro Macoris


San Gabriel Episcopal Church


Berkys Herrera Elected National President

President Berkys Herrera de Encarnación (front row, 3rd from right) is pictured with:  Ysabel Lantigua, outgoing President (far left;) The Rev. R. P. Augusto Sandino Sanchez, National Chaplain; María Josefina Rodriguez; Ana Celeste Peguero, Secretary; Hortensia Paredes, Vice-President; and Maria E. Pérez, Treasurer.


US Triennial 2015


 The representative from the Dominican Republic, National President Ysabel Lantigua, carries the banner during the closing Eucharist processional at the US Triennial 2015.




Triennial Torch Prayers - 2014




Daughters with Bishop Holguín at La Capilla San Juan Evangelista in the Diocesan Center,

Santo Domingo.




Daughters from the Northern Region prayed the Torch Prayer at Iglesia San Lucas



8th Annual Assembly on October 4, 2014 in Haina


La iglesia Episcopal San Marcos


7th Assembly on September 23, 2013 in Santo Domingo

DR assembly

Catedral La Epifanía

Ysabel Lantigua Elected DR National President

DR assembly

(L-R) Canon Virginia Norman, outgoing President, and Ysabel Lantigua, incoming President, with US guests, Lindy Kirk, Province IV President, and Pamela Runyon, National President


For The First Time Haiti Daughters Attend DR Assembly


DR assembly

Haiti National President, Judith Joseph, (2nd from left) is pictured with three other Haiti Daughters and Canon Virginia Norman (far right).


First Junior Chapter in the Dominican Republic


The first Junior Daughters chapter was instituted by Bishop Holguín at Cristo Salvador Church in Santiago on April 15, 2012.


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