Irene is honored to be the President of the Metropolis of Atlanta Philoptochos and with God’s help is looking forward to serving and fulfilling the mission of Philoptochos. Irene was born and raised in Macon, Georgia. In 1978, she married Louie Politis and moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. She and Louie are both are active members of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Irene is a member of Agia Elpis Philoptochos Society. She has served as President for two terms and has chaired many committees. She was appointed to the National Philoptochos Board in 2016 by His Eminence Demetrios, Geron of America and is serving on the Hellenic College Holy-Cross Committee. His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta awarded her the Archangel Michael Award in 2014 and appointed her President of the Atlanta Metropolis Philoptochos Board in 2017, where she has served as a board member for several terms. Irene and Louie are the proud parents of Hope (and her husband John), Pete and Zoe.