The Zonta Club of Southfield began its legacy of service as the Zonta Club of Highland Park in 1929

Foundation Officers

Juliann Binienda        President
loria Tellis                Vice President
Z. Dianne Hubbard    Secretary
Debra A. Smith          Treasurer
Paula Somerville        Director

Our Foundation


The Zonta Club of Southfield Area Foundation (known as the Corporation) is organized for the following purpose:

  • To provide financial support and assistance to aid in improving the legal, educational,  economic, and professional  status of women.

The Corporation is a non-profit organization that will be financed under a general plan which may include, without limitation, contributions from the  general public, fundraising activities, loans and grants from third parties,  and income from investments as the Board of Directors shall deem necessary  and appropriate to further the purposes of the Corporation. The Corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including for such purposes, receiving and administering funds

and making distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations  under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section  of any future federal tax code. The Corporation shall receive and administer funds for educational and charitable purposes.