Founded 1951

Edna P. Rodwell
President from 1990-1994

Charmette Edna P. Rodwell is a founding and chartered member of the Richmond Metropolitan Chapter. She was instrumental in convening a group of ten women to discuss the possibility and interest in becoming members of a national organization, The Charmettes, Incorporated. She has given tireless service as President, Secretary, 2002 Convention Chairperson, and Treasurer. Currently, Edna serves as Financial Secretary. Currently, Edna serves as National President. She also served a two-year term as National Reporter.

A native of Warren County, North Carolina, Edna is the third of six siblings. Edna received a BA Degree in Education from Shaw University, Raleigh North Carolina, and a Masters of Education from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.