Board Members


Back row left to right: Chris Blomenberg, Muriel Knapp, Carol Hefley.
Third row left to right: Barbara Adkins, Kathy Gough, Maria Boyer-Jensen, Barbara Lampi
Second row left to right: Jackie Holloway, Charlla Sistrunk.
Front row left to right:
Kathy Walliker, Marsha Schandelmier, Herbie Kay Lundquist, Carolyn Dobbs, Joanne Lerud-Heck.
Not pictured:
Margaret Silvers

Daughters of the Nile Foundation

Board of Directors
2022- 2023

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
  • Kathy Walliker, Secretary – Oregon, Nydia No. 4
  • Marsha Schandelmier, Treasurer – California, Nefru-Ari No.17
  • Joanne Lerud-Heck, Executive Committee, Colorado, El Mejdel No. 47
  • Carol Hefley – Texas, Shalman No. 90
  • 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
  • Margaret Silvers – California, Islam, No. 25
  • Maria Boyer-Jensen – Wisconsin, Shelomoth, No. 106
  • Kathy Gough – New Mexico, Yucca No. 74
  • Muriel Knapp, Agent of Record – Washington, Hatasu No. 1
  • Chris Blomenberg – Nebraska, Attorney-at-Law

2022 – 2023 Foundation Committees

  • DONOR DEVELOPMENT
    • Planned Giving – Joni Lerud-Heck, Maria Boyer-Jensen
    • Wills and Bequest – Herbie Kay Lundquist, Joni Lerud-Heck, Maria Boyer-Jensen
    • Mabel R. Krows – Joni Lerud-Heck, Maria Boyer-Jensen
    • White Rose Society – Joni Lerud-Heck, Maria Boyer-Jensen
  • OPERATIONS
    • Applications – Joni Lerud-Heck, Barbara Lampi
    • Board Self Evaluation – Chris Blomenberg
    • Budget – Kathy Walliker, Joni Lerud-Heck, Margaret Silvers
    • Business Cards – Margaret Silvers
    • Bylaws – Barbara Lampi, Muriel Knapp, Chris Blomenberg
    • Director of Orientation – Executive Committee
    • Document Quality Control – Muriel Knapp
    • Donor Management – Carol Hefley, Jackie Holloway, Nan Galbreath, Susan Coulter
    • Electronic Conversion of Documentation Taskforce – Margaret Silvers, Carol Hefley, Barbara Adkins, Marsha Schandelmier, Herbie Kay Lundquist
    • Finance – Barbara Adkins, Maria Boyer-Jensen, Kathy Gough
    • Foundation Board of Director Manual – Margaret Silvers, Joni Lerud-Heck, Muriel Knapp
    • Hospital Appropriations – Kathy Walliker, Barbara Lampi
    • Insurance – Barbara Adkins
    • Investment – Marsha Schandelmier, Joni Lerud-Heck, Margaret Silvers
    • Meeting Planning – Carol Hefley, Margaret Silvers
    • Parliamentarian – Maria Boyer-Jensen
    • Strategic Planning – Joni Lerud-Heck, Carol Hefley, Barbara Lampi
    • Succession Planning (FTSV) – Joni Lerud-Heck, Kathy Walliker, Muriel Knapp, Chris Blomenberg
  • FUNDRAISING
    • Amazonsmile – Kathy Gough, Barbara Lampi
    • Crowdfunding – Herbie Kay Lundquist, Kathy Gough
    • Foundation Booth at Supreme Session- Herbie Kay Lundquist, Kathy Gough
    • Holiday Sharing – Kathy Gough, Barbara Lampi
    • Rose Garden – Herbie Kay Lundquist, Kathy Gough
    • Silent Auction – Maria Boyer-Jensen
    • Special or Annual Campaign –
    • Stepping Stones – Herbie Kay Lundquist, Kathy Gough
  • MY GIFT FOUNDATION PROGRAM – Barbara Adkins, Jill Guzman
    • Supreme Booth – Cindy Vann, Nan Galbreath
    • Volunteers
    • Pledge Program
    • Ornaments
    • Plaques
    • Pins
    • Certificates
    • Special Items
  • MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS – Marsha Schandelmier, Jackie Holloway, Charlla Sistrunk, Herbie Kay Lundquist, Margaret Silvers, Barbara Lampi, Barbara Adkins, Wanda Dunwoody
    • Brochures – Charlla Sistrunk, Muriel Knapp
    • DON Foundation Constant Contact – Charlla Sistrunk
    • DON Foundation Website – Charlla Sistrunk
    • East-West Shrine Game – Marsha Schandelmier
    • Education – Marsha Schandelmier, Barbara Lampi
    • Facebook – Charlla Sistrunk, Kathy Walliker
    • Hospital Equipment Check Presentations – Marsha Schandelmier, Margaret Silvers
    • Imperial Booth – March Schandelmier
    • McHenry Awards – Margaret Silvers
    • Media Kit – Marsha Schandelmier
    • Newsletter – Muriel Knapp, Carolyn Dobbs
    • Plaque Presentations – Margaret Silvers, Jackie Holloway, Carol Hefley, Wanda Dunwoody
    • Promotional Materials – Charlla Sistrunk, Muriel Knapp
    • The Foundation Club – Margaret Silver, Jackie Holloway, Carol Hefley, Wanda Dunwoody

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.