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Greater Dallas Chapter E-Newsletter                                                                  June 2012 
In This Issue
2012 Officers & Directors
Welcome, New Members
News of Note
Chapter Contact Information
Chapter Luncheon Event
President's Message
Job Listing Service

2012 Board of Directors


Melanie Perkins,


Sue Bailey,


R. Michael George, CFRE,

Immediate Past President

Tara Dunn,

VP/External Affairs

Rebecca Rhule, CFRE,

VP/Professional Advancement

Cheryl Reynolds,


Anne Thomas,


Christina Moore-Salinas, CFRE




Mack Campbell, Diversity Chair
Larry Crouch, CFRE, At Large
Tanya Downing, Governance

Abi Erickson, NPD Chair
James N. Falk, CFRE, At Large

Mary Freeman, AFP Now! Chair

Victor Korelstein, CFRE, 

Scholarships Chair

Ann Letteer, Programs Chair

Deborah Montonen, CFRE, At Large
Cindy Palmer, New Member Orientation/Mentoring Chair
Barry Smink, CFRE,

Youth in Philanthropy Chair
Judy Wright, DFW Conference Co-Chair

To contact the Greater Dallas Chapter AFP Board of Directors, go to

Welcome, New Members!

Whitney Schneider
Molly Tampke
The SRD Group
Tawnia Wise
Volunteers of America Texas 




  Innovative Fundraising:

Work Smarter, Not Harder

32nd Annual DFW Philanthropy Conference 


Walk-ups registrations are welcome at the 2012 AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference this Friday, June 8th at the Arlington Convention Center.


Click here for more information! 


Lunch Sponsor


Omni Hotels & Resorts


VIP Reception & AFP Lounge Sponsor

Clarkson Davis


Education Track Sponsors


M. Gale & Associates, LLC

The Whitestone Group


In Kind Sponsors

Greater Giving

More Cabbage

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame



Belo Mansion

Cargill Associates

Crescendo Interactive, Inc.

Dallas Baptist University

Dean McCurry Auctioneer Services

eTapestry a Blackbaud Solution

Foodie Tasting Tours

Frost Bank

GAME - Great American Merchandise & Events

Greater Giving

Heritage Auctions


Insurance One

More Cabbage

National Fundraising Solutions

Omni Hotels & Resorts

Project Partners

Recognition Products of the Southwest

Renaissance Hotels of North Texas

South Texas Money Management, LTD

Stobbe Design

Stronger Organizations, LLC

Thumbtechs Computer Management

The Whitestone Group


Association Partners

Center for Nonprofit Management

Funding Information Center

OneStar Foundation

Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations


News of Note 

 Mark your calendars for the 2012 Fundamentals of Fundraising course, Thursday and Friday, October 18th-19th, at Dallas Baptist University.


Want to know where nonprofit groups are located, who they serve and what services they provide? Click here for more information about the new "Texas Connector" by the Onestar Foundation.


Click here to read "Growing Philanthropy in the United States," a report by Adrian Sargeant and Jen Shang on the June 2011 Growing Philanthropy Summit in Washington, DC. 

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) by 5 PM, the first Friday of each month.



Moving? Changed Jobs?
When your title, business and/or mailing address, email, or any other contact data changes, be sure to go to
 immediately 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.


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




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



Chapter Educational Program & Luncheon

Go to to view the 2012 schedule of events


JEFF HERRINGTON, Jeff Herrington Communications 

"Pop Culture in Philanthropy"  


 Wednesday, August 22, 2012


11:30 AM - Noon: Networking

12-1 PM - Luncheon and Program

 Arlington Hall
 3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.

Dallas, TX 75219

Early bird registration (received by Wednesday, August 15th)



After August 15th or registering on-site


Jeff Herrington 

Jeff Herrington, owner of Jeff Herrington Communications in Dallas, Texas, helps people communicate more effectively and successfully in their business writing. Writers who attend Jeff's workshops meet a dynamic writ­ing expert who gives them tools that are immediately applicable to their work in the communications field. Jeff works with communicators who want to reach more readers and with organizations that want to get the word out. His workshops have helped thousands of communi­cators "from Manhattan to Montreal to Melbourne," and he consistently receives high ratings for his presentations. Jeff's work has earned him recognition including the Communicator of the Year award from the Dallas chapter of the International Association of Business Communica­tors (IABC). Jeff's seminars have taken him to more than 45 countries on five continents. 

Deadline to register online at is
Wednesday, August 15th. After that date, make reservations by fax or mail on a space-available basis. 

Guest Message from Chapter VP/Membership

June is a great month to join the Association of Fundraising Professionals! During the month of June, new Professional Members can receive $52 off the cost of membership.


This special discount is only available through the mail. Just attach this discount coupon to your new Professional Membership application.


Professional Membership dues are $250 plus $50 for Chapter dues. Simply deduct $52 from the $300 (total amount) and pay $248 for your first year of membership. What a great way to start your membership in AFP!


If you have any questions regarding the application or discount, please contact our chapter administer, Madeleine Crouch, or me. We're here to help you! 


Cheryl Reynolds

(972) 679-5326


We look forward to you being a part of the Greater Dallas Chapter AFP!


Best regards,


Cheryl Reynolds

VP Membership

Greater Dallas Chapter AFP 



Melanie will be back next month with a wrap-up of the 2012 AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference!

Greater Dallas AFP President Melanie Perkins 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  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.


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Job Listing Service 


The LOGOS Ministry seeks a P/T Director of Development. Bachelors degree or higher in field related to development/ fundraising. 5 years demonstrated success in direct fundraising and development experience, two years in a leadership role. CFRE preferred. Application deadline 5 PM EST, June 15, 2012. For complete job description and application instructions, go to


Dallas County Community College District Foundation/ Development Office seeks a Coordinator of Development. Closing date is June 25, 2012. The position is responsible for planning, developing, budgeting and monitoring a wide variety of grants and gifts from public and private sources in a strong team environment. Focused on key initiatives of the District, the position will be engaged with a number of disciplines including health care and the arts. To apply, please visit 


Boys & Girls Clubs of America seeks a Regional Development Officer/Southwest. To apply go to, select "Careers," then "National Headquarters Staff Career Opportunities," then follow prompts. Open until filled.


Nexus Recovery Center seeks a Director of Development and Public Relations. 4-year degree and minimum 5 years development experience in the Dallas community. Proven track record of fundraising success. Email resume and cover letter to Beth Hunter, No phone calls, please.


The Senior Source seeks a Director of Planned Giving. Bachelor's degree, 5 years experience in planned giving with demonstrated track record of success. Submit cover letter and resume to, no phone calls, please.  


The University of North Texas seeks a Director of Development - College of Education. Bachelor's Degree and four years of professional experience in fundraising, event planning, or public relations; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. For more information and to apply, go to


The American Cancer Society High Plains Division sseeks a Community Manager - Restricted Gifts and Stewardship. Must live in North Texas Region. Bachelor's degree or equivalent, at least two years of relevant work experience in grant writing and constituent relations, including stewardship. proficient in Microsoft office, frequent regional travel, some overnight stays, required.  


Haggai Institute seeks a Development Director. 5-7 years demonstrated success in fundraising, must be self-starter who can work effectively with the executive leadership team of the Haggai Institute. Additional information at  


National Audubon Society seeks an Associate Director of Development for the Trinity River and Dogwood Canyon Audubon Centers. Full job description and application at


The American Red Cross seeks multiple Major Gifts Officers to work full-time in its Dallas, TX offices. Go to and enter the appropriate requisition number in the appropriate field:

  • CHAP22655 - Associate Gift Officer of Foundations & Grants
  • CHAP22666 - Associate Gift Officer of Individual Giving
  • CHAP22667- Corporate Major Gifts Officer
  • CHAP22676 - Foundations & Grants Major Gifts Officer
  • CHAP22678 - Senior Major Gifts Officer of Individual Giving
  • CHAP22680 - Senior Major Gifts Officer of Foundations

The Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind seeks a Director of Philanthropy. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at


Metrocare Services seeks a Business Relations  CoordinatorBachelor's degree in business, journalism, marketing or related degree required. Desired five years experience in development, business relations or marketing for non-profit organizations. Some travel may be required. $54K based on qualificiations. Bilingual stipend available. For information email

Sam Clark,  


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