Mrs. Darlene Trusty, longtime member of Beta Tau Chapter, has served as chapter president for 2 terms, first vice-president, second vice-president, treasurer and parliamentarian. Currently she is chair of the Rules Committee.
Darlene has been the 2007-2009 1stvice president of the state organization, CC7 chair, state convention co-chair, and was appointed to be steering committee chair for the 2014 International Convention in Indianapolis. As immediate past president, Darlene was responsible for leadership development. Currently, she has not been able to volunteer at the state level due to her home responsibilities.
Darlene Trusty is a master gardener, well-known for her many arrays of hostas, and has shared her gardening expertise at state workshops. She has logged over 600 hours of service as a Master Gardener. She has been helping JB Stephens Elementary School put in and maintain a sensory garden this season. The past four years Darlene has been a garden guide at Newfields (formerly called the Indianapolis Museum of Art) and had earned the 2017 Spring Volunteer Award for garden guide notes she made for the other guides. She served as state president of the Indiana State Reading Association prior to becoming the president of Alpha Epsilon State.
Mrs. Trusty moved from Noblesville to New Palestine in 2016. She still works part time at Allisonville Nursery in Fishers where she specializes in houseplants, fairy gardens, chemicals, and artificial Christmas trees. At home, Darlene cares for her dad, Robert Lamppert, who is 97 years old and her husband, Scott Trusty, who had a bi-lateral lung transplant.