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Greater Dallas Chapter E-Newsletter                                                                December 2013   
In This Issue
2013 Officers & Directors
Welcome New Members
News of Note
Chapter Contact Information
Chapter Luncheon Event
President's Message
Job Listing Service
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2013 Board of Directors

OFFICERS
 

Sue Bailey,

President

Victor Korelstein, CFRE,

President-Elect

Melanie Perkins,

Immediate Past President

Tanya Downing,

VP/External Affairs

Anne Thomas,

VP/Administration

Ann Letteer, CFRE

VP/Professional Advancement

Luanne Samuel, CFRE,

VP/Membership

Diana Marquis, CFRE, 

Secretary 

 Christina Moore-Salinas, CFRE, 

Treasurer 

 

 

 DIRECTORS
 
 

Mack Campbell, Diversity Chair
Larry Crouch, CFRE, At Large
Janet Davis, CFRE,
Executive Conversations Chair

Tara Dunn, CFRE, At Large
Abi Erickson,
New Member Orientation Chair

Mary Freeman, CFRE, AFP Now! Chair
R. Michael George, CFRE, At Large

Cameron Hernholm, CFRE,
Public Relations Chair

Kimberly Humphries, CFRE,

National Philanthropy Day
Luncheon Chair

Fran Lobpries, CFRE, Programs Chair
Deborah Montonen, CFRE,
Scholarship Chair
Jan Murfield, CFRE, Hospitality Chair
Cindy Palmer, At Large

Jennifer Pearson, CFRE, Governance Chair 
Cheryl Reynolds, Collegiate Chair
Rebecca A. Rhule, CFRE, Mentoring Chair
Barry Smink, CFRE,

Youth in Philanthropy Chair
Judy Wright, DFW Conference Chair
 

To contact the Greater Dallas Chapter AFP Board of Directors, go to
 
www.afpdallas.org


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Welcome, New Members!
 
Alice Mae Britt
Network of Community Ministries

Lenita Dunlap
Center for Nonprofit Management

Nathan Eudaly
Dallas Architecture Forum

Errika Flood-Moultri
Clarkson Davis

Rebecca Laharia
Center for Nonprofit Management 
 
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News of Note 

 

Debra Shtofman has joined the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas as Director of Community Scan Implementation and Allocations

 

Jackie Franey is the new Director of Development for the Dallas Museum of Art.

 

The Greater Houston Chapter AFP presents its Ask the Experts Conference on Feb 7th.   

 

The North Texas Fair Housing Center is offering grants for community development projects, for more information contact Frances Espinoza.

 

Attention, AFP members! If you've been recognized with an award, promotion or honor, share the news with your Dallas Chapter friends! Send your news item (up to 50 words)  afpchapteroffice@afpdallas.org.

  
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Moving? Changed Jobs?  
When your title, business and/or mailing address, email, or any other contact data changes, be sure to go to
www.afpnet.org and update your personal record. The Greater Dallas Chapter receives updates monthly, but if you only correct your information locally, then it will be overwritten when we import the latest national spreadsheet into our database.
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Chapter Contact Information:

 

Greater Dallas Chapter AFP

14070 Proton Rd. Ste 100, LB9

Dallas, TX 75244

972/233-9107 ext. 204

Fax 972/490-4219

 afpchapteroffice@afpdallas.org

 

 

 


Promote your business or event on the Greater Dallas AFP website!

  

 
  

 

 Save the dates for our 2014 educational luncheon program!

at Arlington Hall at Lee Park unless noted otherwise 

 

Wednesday, January 22nd

Wednesday, February 26th

Wednesday, March 26th

Wednesday, April 23rd

Wednesday, May 28th

Wednesday, August 27th

Wednesday, September 24th

Wednesday, October 22nd

 

 Check www.afpdallas.org for more information!

Sue Bailey 
President's Message
 

Dear Friends,

 

Snow and ice as I write this letter and no school! A mixed blessing for fundraisers. A little unplanned time out of the office is always a nice surprise, but it means more to do before the end of year in fewer days. Our unpredictable weather in Dallas is not the best reason to live here. For me, one of the things I love best about this city is the people. Hopefully you were one of the 500 people who attended our NPD luncheon to hear the award recipients and their passionate stories. Or maybe you were in the audience for our Holiday Luncheon last week to hear the heartfelt presentation by Abby and Todd Williams. On both occasions, I saw the theme of our NPD luncheon, "change the world with a giving heart," in action in people's lives. The cumulative impact from these people in helping others is impossible to calculate. 

 
The same impact is also true for you, our AFP membership and leadership. What you do every day to make this city and our world a better place is remarkable. Every day lives are changed for the good because of your efforts. Now, with nearly 400 Greater Dallas Chapter AFP members, an increase of 100 this year with new and renewing members, achieving our AFP Now! financial goal, hosting the DFW conference in a new venue, the Irving Convention Center, plus hosting the first ever Dallas/Fort Worth joint chapter luncheon meeting in February were just a few of the highlights for 2013. It has taken teamwork to make these outstanding accomplishments a reality, and the successes of the past year could not have taken place without your dedication as well as your gifts of time, talent and treasure.

 

Last but not least, I am personally indebted to Madeleine Crouch and her team for the extraordinary administrative work they do in supporting us. Going above and beyond with a "servant" attitude, their efforts go without acknowledgement, but Madeleine's fingerprints are on everything, and Madeleine Crouch & Co., Inc. does a wonderful job of making our chapter look good.

 

It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as your 2013 president of this vibrant and knowledgeable group. Being part of such a professional group has made me extremely proud of my career choice. And it has been fun as I have made new friends and learned so much! You have all inspired and sustained me, and I am very grateful. I look forward to serving with you in 2014. 
 
Warmest wishes for a wonderful Holiday and a safe, happy and healthy New Year!

 

Sue Bailey

President

Greater Dallas Chapter AFP

 
Greater Dallas AFP President Sue Bailey says "Stay in touch with your Greater Dallas AFP Chapter and don't miss news of important events and opportunities!" Changed jobs? When your title, business and/or mailing address, email, or any other contact data changes, be sure to go to www.afpnet.org  immediately and update your personal record. The Greater Dallas Chapter receives updates monthly, but if you only correct your information locally, it will be overwritten when we import the latest national spreadsheet into our local database.

 
Job Listing Service   

 

The Galaxy Counseling Center seeks a Development Director. Five years fundraising experience, preferred grant writing, solicitation of in-kind/cash donations, annual campaign and special events. Send resume and cover letter to Lynette Payne, Lpayne@galaxycounseling.org.

 

The Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center in Austin, Texas seeks a Development Director. Bachelor's degree required, additional formal training in development preferred, with substantial experience in nonprofit fundraising or administration. Send resume and letter of interest to linda@westcave.org. Job description at www.westcave.org/resources/job-postings. 

 

The American Heart Association seeks a Stewardship Manager. Bachelor's degree required, with 5+ years experience in fundraising or non-profit setting. Social media tools experience and solid computer skills. Apply online at www.heart.org/careers.      

 

The National Dance Institute of New Mexico seeks senior level development staff. See job descriptions at www.ndi-nm.org,  then submit resume and letter of interest to recruitment@ndi.nm.org.

 

Audubon Texas seeks a Development Manager for Dallas, Texas. Bachelor's degree and minimum 4 years fundraising experience required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Demonstrated success in staff and volunteer management, excellent written and verbal skills. Apply at https://careers-audubon.icims.com.

 

Southwestern University seeks a Director of University Relations - Gift Programs. Bachelor's degree, 5 years of development or related experience, 1 year supervisory experience, experience managing a budget. Apply at www.southwestern.edu/hr/jobs.php. 

 

Hope's Door in Plano, Texas seeks experienced grant manager. Must have experience writing and managing significant private and governmental grants. Knowledge of DFW philanthropic community also required. Successful candidate will also have excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and be able to manage multiple projects/deadlines. Send resume and writing sample to hopesdoorHR@hopesdoorinc.org.

    

There is no charge for job listings for non-profit organizations. $25 per listing per month for notices from search firms and employment agencies. For information on posting job openings for organizations and search firms, contact afpchapteroffice@afpdallas.org.