Members are generally sponsored by a chapter member. One of the basic requirements to joining Richmond Chapter Delicados is a commitment and allegiance to being a Team Player. Members are expected to be an active participant in all chapter activities.
Annually, members of all chapters convene for the National Conclave. The Richmond Chapter has had the pleasure of hosting the conclave in June 1993, 2003, 2013 and will host the conclave in June 2023. Many members of the Richmond Chapter have served as National Officers; Jerlys T. Barham, Cynthia J. Brown, Evelyn T. Carter, Wylena L. Carter, Sylvia Smith Dyer, Sandra d. Edmonds, Lillian E. Greene, Shirley J. Logan, Thelma Y. Pettis, Elaine M. Wright and currently Dr. Joice E. Carter (National President), Evelyn T. Carter, Sheron Carter-Gunter, Wylena L. Carter and Sherrethia L. Lowe.