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Greater Dallas Chapter E-Newsletter                                                                June 2014   
In This Issue
2014 Officers & Directors
Welcome New Members
News of Note
Chapter Contact Information
President's Message
Job Listing Service

With 32 sessions to choose from you cannot miss the
AFP DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference
on June 13, 2014! June 6th is the last day to pre-register.


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2014 Board of Directors


Sue Bailey,


Diana Marquis, CFRE,


Melanie Perkins,

Immediate Past President

Judy Wright,

VP/External Affairs

Kimberly Humphries, CFRE,


Janet Davis, CFRE

VP/Professional Advancement

Luanne Samuel, CFRE,


Mary Freeman, CFRE, 


 Christina Moore-Salinas, CFRE, 

Secretary & 2014 NPD Chair  



Mack Campbell, AFP Now! Chair
Tori Correll,
New Member Orientation Chair
Larry Crouch, CFRE,
Governance Chair

Sarah Elliott, Hospitality Chair

R. Michael George, CFRE, At Large

Darrin Goldin,
Youth in Philanthropy Chair
Cameron Hernholm, CFRE,
Public Relations Chair

Fran Lobpries, CFRE, Diversity Chair

Deborah Montonen, CFRE,
Scholarship Chair
Jan Murfield, CFRE, 2014 DFW Conference Co-Chair
Jennifer Pearson, CFRE,

Programs Chair 

Anne Thomas,
Executive Conversations Chair 

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



Welcome, New Members!
David Cole
North Texas Food Bank

Wayne Davenport
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Samantha Elandary
Parkinson Voice Project

Alison Ford
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Amy Mogan
Parkinson Voice Project
Alicia Morgan
Shaun Rochon
Baylor University
Lisa Teschner
Salvation Army DFW

Andy Ybarra
Kellermann Foundation

News of Note 


Jessica Weidman
is now Senior Development Associate at Retina Foundation of the Southwest. 


Dennis Coleman, faculty advisor for the Paul Quinn College Chapter AFP, has taken a new full time position as Director of Development at Texas State Historical Association. He will remain the faculty advisor as a consultant for PQC.


Giving Magazine, a global digital publication, has launched. For more information go to 


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)

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




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Sue Bailey Dear Friends,

The AFP DFW Philanthropy Conference is next Friday, June 13th. An all-star cast of presenters has been selected to give you the tools you need to be successful in your profession. With eight tracks to choose from this year, including a special track on Planned Giving, there's a session just for you, whether you're brand new to fundraising or you're a seasoned veteran Don't miss it!  Today, June 6th is the last day to pre-register. After that, you can register onsite at the Irving Convention Center.




Sue Bailey

Greater Dallas AFP President 


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  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 Association of Persons Affected by Addiction seeks a part-time Resource Development Director. Lived experience with substance use disorder preferred, bachelor's degree desired or minimum 5 years experience in a related field. Minimum 2 years experience in successful fund development. Contact for a full job description or submit resume and cover letter to APAA, 3116 Martin Luther King Blvd, Dallas, TX 75215, 214-634-2722.

Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity seeks a Development Associate for Faith Based Partnerships. Identify, cultivate, and solicit contributions of $500,000 annually from religious and faith based supporters of various religious backgrounds. Availability to work regularly on Saturdays, some Sundays and evenings required. Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of fundraising experience required. Go to for more information. Send resume and cover letter to, no phone calls, please.


Open Arms International seeks a Director of Development. 6-8 years succeesful non-profit fundraising management experience, proven ability to raise $2 million plus annually. Bachelor's degree, moderate travel required, including occasional trips to Kenya. Email resume and cover letter to


The National MS Society seeks a Regional Director of Corporate Development for the South Central Region.   Bachelor's degree and seven years of corporate development experience with a passion for building relationships, excellent customer service and solid communication skills. Click here to apply.


The National MS Society seeks a Development Manager for Walk MS for the North Texas market. The development manager oversees all aspects of three walk events that generate nearly one million dollars in revenue used to fund research and provide programs and services. This position has one direct report. Click here to view full job description and to apply.


California State University East Bay seeks an Association VP Development. Bachelor's degree from accredited institution, master's degree preferred. Minimum 10 years progressive experience in fundraising. Experience in major campaign and individual gift solicitation, demonstrated success working with board and foundations. Some public speaking. Apply at


Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation seeks a Database Specialist. To view job description go to Send resume and cover letter to


UNT System seeks an Executive Director of Development - College of Business. Bachelor's degree in related field and 10 years closely related professional experience, master's degree preferred. Valid Texas driver's license required. Apply online at


University of Missouri - Columbia (MIzzou) seeks an Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Bachelor's degree, 5 to 7 years progressively responsible fundraising and/or alumni and volunteer relations management required. Substantive corporate and foundation relations experience preferred. Submit cover letter, resume and four professional references to Robert Driver c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Cr. #100, Naperville, IL 60563, or via email to


Serve Denton seeks a Development Director. Bachelor's degree required plus 3 or more years progressive experience in revenue
development, fundraising events and/or marketing in a nonprofit environment, including at least 2 years of proven success as a director of a non-profit special event raising at least $100,000
annually. Prior successful experience with a nonprofit capital campaign raising $1M or more. Knowledge of Dallas and Ft Worth donor community. Send resume not to exceed 2 pages, cover letter and salary requirements to Pat Smith,


Children at Risk seeks Assistant Director of Development. Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred. 2+ years relevant experience preferred. Send letter of application, resume and list of three references to Jaime Meyers, with "Assistant Director of Development" in the subject line.


Texas Tech University Whitacre College of Engineering seeks a Senior Director of Development. Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred. Six years experience and proven abilities in management and all aspects of major gift fundraising. Go to and search for Posting 427BR or contact Kathy Johnson, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement, Texas Tech University System,, 806-742-1780. 


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