Board Members


Daughters of the Nile Foundation

Board of Directors
2020- 2021

The thirteen members of the Foundation Board of Directors work to increase the visibility of the Daughters of the Nile Foundation’s philanthropy to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children® and strengthen our mission through charitable giving, member participation,  public donations and corporate contributions.

  • Carolyn Dobbs, President – New Mexico, Yucca No. 74
  • Herbie Kay Lundquist, Vice President/Asst. Treasurer – Texas, Ruh Neb No. 64
  • Carol Hefley, Secretary – Texas, Shalman No. 90
  • Marsha Schandelmier, Treasurer – California, Nefru-Ari No.17
  • Joanne Lerud-Heck, Executive Committee, Colorado, El Mejdel No. 47
  • Muriel Knapp, Agent of Record – Washington, Hatasu No. 1
  • Barbara Adkins – Nebraska, Naphis No. 66
  • Barbara Lampi – Washington, Hatasu No. 1
  • Charlla Sistrunk – Mississippi, El Kanah No.142
  • Jackie Holloway – Idaho, Iras No. 40
  • Joanne Lerud-Heck, Executive Committee, Colorado, El Mejdel No. 47
  • Kathy Walliker – Oregon, Nydia No. 4
  • Marget Silvers – California, Islam, No. 25
  • Maria Boyer-Jensen – Wisconsin, Shelomoth, No. 106
  • Chris Blomenberg – Nebraska, Attorney-at-Law

2021 – 2022 Foundation Committees

  • DONOR DEVELOPMENTCarolyn Dobbs, Liaison
    • Planned Giving – Joni Lerud-Heck
    • Wills and Bequest – Joni Lerud-Heck, Herbie Kay Lundquist, Carol Hefley
    • Mabel R. Krows – Joni Lerud-Heck
  • FOUNDATION RECOGNITION AWARDSMuriel Knapp – Liaison
    • White Rose Society – Joni Lerud-Heck
    • The Foundation Club – Carol Hefley, Margaret Silvers, Jackie Holloway, Wanda Dunwoody
    • McHenry Awards – Barbara Lampi, Muriel Knapp
  • FOUNDATION APPLICATIONS AND PUBLICATIONSMuriel Knapp – Liaison
    • Applications and Recruitment – Muriel Knapp, Joni Lerud-Heck
    • Board Self Evaluation – Muriel Knapp, Chris Blomenberg
    • Foundation Board of Directors Manual – Margaret Silvers, Muriel Knapp
      • Business Cards
    • Promotional Materials – Carol Hefley, Margarget Silvers
      • Brochures
      • DON Cards for Supreme packets
    • Bylaws – Muriel Knapp, Kathy Waliker, Chris Blomenberg
  • FUNDRAISINGHerbie Kay Lundquist, Barbara Adkins Liaisons
    • Foundation Booth at Supreme Session-
      • Silent Auction Baskets – Herbie Kay Lundquist, Marsha Schandelmier
      • Rose Garden – Herbie Kay Lundquist, Marsha Schandelmier
      • Hugs Campaign
      • Fundraiser –
      • Stepping Stones – Herbie Kay Lundquist
  • MEDIA FUNDRAINING – Carolyn Dobbs, Liaison
    • Amazonsmile – Barbara Lampi, Kathy Walliker
    • Giving Tuesday – Barbara Lampi, Kathy Walliker
    • Crowdfunding – Barbara Lampi, Kathy Walliker
    • Holiday Sharing – Barbara Lampi, Kathy Walliker
  • MY GIFT FOUNDATION PROGRAM – Barbara Adkins, Liaison
    • Supreme Booth – Cindy Vann, Nan Galbreath
    • Volunteers
    • Pledge Program
    • Ornaments
    • Plaques
    • Pins
    • Certificates
    • Special Items
  • MARKETING – Jackie Holloway and Marsha Schandelmier (Co-Chair) Sony Yates, Connie Cashin, Kathy Gough, Maria Boyer-Jensen, Charlla Sistrunk,
  • SUCCESSION PLANNING – Carolyn Dobbs, Herbie Kay Lundquist, Marsha Schandelmier, Chris Blomenberg
  • COMMUNICATIONCarolyn Dobbs, Liaison
    • Newsletter – Muriel Knapp, Carolyn Dobbs
    • Donor Management – Carol Hefley, Herbie Kay Lundquist, Nan Galbreath, Susan Coulter
    • Document Quality Control – Muriel Knapp
    • DON Foundation Website – Charlla Sistrunk, Jessica Penn
    • DON Foundation Constant Contact – Charlla Sistrunk, Barbara Lampi, Jessica Penn
    • Facebook – Charlla Sistrunk, Kathy Walliker
    • Electronic Conversion of Documentation Taskforce – Margaret Silvers, Carol Hefley, Barbara Adkins,  Marsha Schandelmier, Herbie Kay Lundquist, Carolyn Dobbs, Susan Coulter
  • FINANCE – Marsha Schandelmier- liason
    • Budget – Katthy Walliker, Jackie Holloway, Margaret Silvers
    • Finance – Barbara Adkins, Maria Boyer-Jensen, Margaret Silvers
    • Investment – Marsha Schandelmier, Barbara Lampi, Joni Lerud-Heck
STANDING COMMITTEES
  • Meeting Planning – Carol Hefley
  • Plaque Presentation Planning – Carol Hefley, Jackie Holloway, Margaret Silvers, Wanda Dunwoody
  • Hospital Appropriations – Kathy Walliker, Carolyn Dobbs
  • Hospital Equipment Allocations – Kathy Walliker, Carolyn Dobbs
  • Director of Orientation – Executive Committee
  • Parliamentarian – Muriel Knapp
  • Insurance – Barbara Adkins
  • East-West Shrine Game – Carolyn Dobbs
  • Imperial Booth – Carolyn Dobbs
  • Strategic Planning – Carol Hefley, Marsha Schandelmier

ALL Committee appointments are for one year only.

Please Note the Chairperson for each committee is listed first and the President is an Ex-Officio member on all committees. 

Development is the process of creating and enhancing relationships with donors to ensure current and future funding. Fundraising is about income generation.