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

The 2014 AFP DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference is open for business!


Early Bird registration starts February 17th.



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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
Larry Crouch, CFRE,
Governance Chair

Sarah Elliott, Hospitality Chair

Abi Erickson, Mentoring 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 

Paula Voyles, CFRE,
New Member Orientation Chair 

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



Welcome, New Members!
Cyndi Bassel 
Children's Medical Center
Greg Brinkley 
Vogel Alcove
Sarah Conway 
Children's Medical Center Foundation

Haley Dale 
Children's Medical Center Foundation

Tracy Deboer 
Clarkson Davis

Leeann Facque-Le Goff 
Big Thought

Sammy Gonzalez 
Vogel Alcove Childcare Center for the Homeless

Richard Kaniss 
Greater Dallas Military Foundation

Marti Lawrence
Community Health Charities Texas

Anna Rottenberry 
Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Inc. 

Elton Taylor 
Vogel Alcove
News of Note 


The Communities Foundation of Texas announces the deadline for its Letter of Inquiry Process to be included in the CFT Giving Guide is Tuesday, April 1st at 5 PM and Workshop Dates for 2014


MAP Mission Advancement is offering a complimentary workshop presented by Schuyler Lehman, "Building & Managing a Major Gifts Portfolio" on Wednesday, March 5th, 9-11 AM, at Arlington Hall at Lee Park, 3333 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas, TX 75219. Click here to register.


Buy your tickets now for Paul Quinn College presents "A Community Cooks" on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6 pm at their WE Over Me Farm, 3837 Simpson Stuart Road, Dallas, TX 75241, 

214-379-5457. DFW's top chefs will create dishes inspired by PQC's fresh, healthy and affordable food initiative. Wine, beer, live music and dancing, with all proceeds benefiting the WE Over Me Farm and its community education programs. 


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




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






Kelli Newman, President, Newman & Newman

"Online Fundraising: Maximizing Its Full Potential"


Wednesday, March 26, 2014

11:30 AM - Noon: Networking

12-1 PM - Program


Arlington Hall at Lee Park

3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.

Dallas, TX 75219


Early bird registration (received by March 19th):

$30 for AFP members, $45 for non-members


After March 19th or registering on-site:  $35 for AFP members, $50 for non-members 


Kelli Newman  

Kelli Newman brings 30 years of communication experience to her position as president of Newman & Newman, where her responsibilities center on formulating strategies, messaging and producing communication tools for both nonprofit and for-profit clients. Prior to joining Newman & Newman in 1996, she spent 11 years as in-house public relations counsel for Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital. In 2012, Ms. Newman was invited to begin serving as an instructor for Rice University's Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership teaching Communications for Nonprofits. Her work has received numerous awards, including the Grand Excalibur, PRSA Houston's highest recognition of professional standards. Accredited in 1989 by the Public Relations Society of America, Ms. Newman has published several articles regarding public relations strategies, electronic media, and the experience advantage of online video. She is regularly invited to speak at professional conferences. A member of AFP, she most recently presented at AFP Houston's "Ask the Experts" Conference. 

Online registration closes on March 19, 2014 at 10 PM. After that date, register by fax, mail or email using the downloadable form posted at 



Greater Dallas AFP President Sue Bailey

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   
Methodist Health System Foundation seeks a Development Coordinator/Administrative Assistant. Bachelor's degree and two  years professional experience. Email resume to Melissa Ogden, No phone calls.

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation seeks a Regional Manager - Lone Star Region. Bachelor's degree and 6 to 10 years progressively responsible related fundraising experience; minimum 5 years in a supervisory capacity or equivalent combination of education and experience. Understanding of various computer systems and databases, proficient in Microsoft Office. 60% travel required. Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements at Do a keyword search for IRC15679 to apply. No phone calls or agencies.

Texas Tech University Whitacre College of Engineering seeks a Senior Director. Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred. Six years experience in fundraising and management, demonstrated ability to raise more than $1 million annually. Go to for job description. Submit resume to Kathy Johnson, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement, Texas Tech University System,, 806-742-1780.


Building Community Workshop seeks a Philanthropy Director for Texas.  Bachelor's degree required, graduate studies in a relevant field a plus. 8 years development experience with demonstrated success soliciting and closing gifts. Email interest letter and resume to Trena Lechleitner,, with "Philanthropy Director" in the subject line. No phone calls.


Friends of Wednesday's Child seeks Fund Development Manager. Bachelor's degree and 3 plus years demonstrated fundraising success, strong writing skills. Experience with grantwriting preferred. Email resume and cover letter including salary expectations to . No phone calls.


Community Lifeline Center McCinney seeks a part-time Development Director. 30 hours a week. Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications or related degree with minimum 3 years progressive fundraising experience. Prior experience in cultivating and managing donors and prospects, current involvement in a fundraising organization, i.e. AFP. Valid Texas driver's license and consistent access to reliable transportation. Email cover letter, resume and references to Christine Hockin-Boyd, Executive Director,


Internet radio station seeks a grantwriter to seek funding to become an FM radio station. Contact Vincent Zeno,, 214-371-3464. 


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