NAPC Board of Directors

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NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2014-2015

Congratulations to these NAPC officers and Board members, elected in April 2014.


President:
             John Begala (The Center for Community Solutions Cleveland, OH)

Vice President:      Jacqueline West (Community Council of Greater Dallas Dallas, TX)

Secretary:             Greg Arcaro (Community Planning Council Yonkers, NY)

Treasurer:              Ken Slenkovich (The Center for Community Solutions Cleveland, OH)

        Past President:       Vanessa Sarria (CAN Austin, TX)

Members:

Martha Blaine (Community Council of Greater Dallas Dallas, TX)

Phil Dessauer (Community Service Council Tulsa, OK)

Kate Hanley (Tempe Community Council Tempe, AZ)

Candace King (DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform Villa Park, IL)

Dan Merenda (Council of Community Services Roanoke, VA)

Suzanne Puryear (The Planning Council Norfolk, VA)

Kathy Schlather (Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County Ithaca, NY)

Linda Terry (Social Planning Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries Ontario, Canada)

Ben Warner (JCCI Jacksonville, FL)

Karen Wulfkuhle (United Community Services Lenexa, KS)


Looking back...

NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2012-2014

Congratulations to these NAPC officers and Board members, elected during the Annual Meeting on May 5, 2012,
at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia.

The same officers and Board members were re-elected to continue serving in the same roles for 2013-2014
at the Annual Meeting on April 6, 2013,
except for Nancy Findeisen and Blair Schoeb who have retired, and Denise Groesbeck who has resigned. 

Pictured (from left):  Kathy Schlather, Vanessa Sarria, Candace King, Ben Warner, Linda Terry, John Campey, Kate Hanley, Greg Arcaro, Nancy Findeisen, Phil Dessauer, Martha Blaine, Pam Kestner, John Begala, Suzanne Puryear.  Not pictured:  Karen Wulfkuhle, Ben Kirby, Denise Groesbeck, Jacqueline West.
 

PRESIDENT
 
Vanessa Sarria (Austin, TX)
 
VICE PRESIDENT
 
Candace King (Villa Park, IL)
 
SECRETARY Ben Kirby (Pinellas Park, FL)
 
TREASURER
 
Jacqueline West (Dallas, TX)
 
PAST PRESIDENT

 

Suzanne Puryear (Norfolk, VA)

 

MEMBERS Greg Arcaro (Yonkers, NY)
  John Begala (Cleveland, OH)
  Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
  John Campey (Toronto - Ontario, Canada)
  Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
  Kate Hanley (Tempe, AZ)
  Pam Kestner (Roanoke, VA)
  Kathy Schlather (Ithaca, NY)
  Blair Schoeb (Oklahoma City, OK)
  Linda Terry (Ontario, Canada)
  Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)
  Karen Wulfkuhle (Lenexa, KS)

Incoming President Vanessa Sarria (left) thanked outgoing President Suzanne Puryear
at the 2012 Annual Meeting.  Video: Vanessa recognizes Suzanne


Board members gathered in Chicago November 2-3, 2012 for a productive and enjoyable planning session--taking a new look
at NAPC and its work, and developing a strategic plan through 2015.



Back row: Kate Hanley, Karen Wulfkuhle, Jacqueline West, Ben Kirby, John Campey.
Front row: Candace King, Vanessa Sarria, Denise Groesbeck, Kathy Schlather.


NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2011-2012

Congratulations to these NAPC officers and Board members, elected during the Annual Meeting on April 16, 2011,
at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia.

PRESIDENT
 
Suzanne Puryear (Norfolk, VA)
 
VICE PRESIDENT
 
Vanessa Sarria (Austin, TX)
 
SECRETARY Candace King (Villa Park, IL)
 
TREASURER
 
Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
 
MEMBERS Greg Arcaro (Yonkers, NY)
  Carrie Baird (Daytona Beach, FL)
  John Begala (Cleveland, OH)
  Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
   Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
  Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
  Ben Kirby (Pinellas Park, FL)
  Kathy Schlather (Ithaca, NY)
  Blair Schoeb (Oklahoma City, OK)
  Linda Terry (Ontario, Canada)
  Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)
  Susan Weinrich (Albany, NY)
  Karen Wulfkuhle (Lenexa, KS)

 

NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2010-2011

Congratulations to NAPC officers and Board members, elected during the Annual Meeting on April 17, 2010,
at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia.

 

PRESIDENT
 
Suzanne Puryear (Norfolk, VA)
 
VICE PRESIDENT
 
Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
 
SECRETARY Vanessa Sarria (Austin, TX)
 
TREASURER
 
Carrie Baird (Daytona Beach, FL)
 
MEMBERS Greg Arcaro (Yonkers, NY)
  Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
   Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
  Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
  Candace King (Villa Park, IL)
  Kathy Schlather (Ithaca, NY)
  Blair Schoeb (Oklahoma City, OK)
  Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)
  Susan Weinrich (Albany, NY)
  Karen Wulfkuhle (Lenexa, KS)
   
INITIATIVE LEADER Chantel Bottoms (Austin, TX)


The NAPC Board's 2010 Fall Planning Retreat

The meeting took place October 7-9, 2010, in Oklahoma City.
Board member Blair Schoeb and the United Way of Central Oklahoma hosted the meeting.
In addition to a very productive work session led by Suzanne Puryear, President,
Board members participated in a presentation and tour of the museum and memorial to learn about
how the Oklahoma City community came together in response to the 2005 bombing of the Murrah federal building.
Special thanks to Kari Watkins, Executive Director, and Jackie Jones, long-time community leader.
NAPC Board members also enjoyed a presentation, tour and luncheon hosted by Devon Energy Corporation;
VP Alan Marcum described Devon's support for the nonprofit sector and the Oklahoma City community.


 

NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2009-2010

NAPC elected and welcomed officers and Board members at the Annual Meeting on March 3, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. 

Board members above, left to right:  Susan Weinrich, Karen Wulfkuhle, Kathy Schlather,
Vanessa Sarria, Nancy Findeisen, Candace King, John Begala, Phil Dessauer, Martha Blaine,
Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Pat Linnane, Suzanne Puryear, Ben Warner (front), Browning Spence.
Not pictured:  Greg Arcaro, Judy Crider, Blair Schoeb.

 

PRESIDENT
 
Browning Spence (Pinellas, FL)
 
VICE PRESIDENT
 
Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
 
SECRETARY
 
Suzanne Puryear (Norfolk, VA)
 
TREASURER
 
Carrie Baird (Daytona Beach, FL)
 
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT and NOMINATING CHAIR Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)
    
MEMBERS Greg Arcaro (Yonkers, NY)
  Judy Crider (Scottsdale, AZ)
  Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
   Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
  Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
  Candace King (Villa Park, IL)
  Vanessa Sarria (Austin, TX)
  Kathy Schlather (Ithaca, NY)
  Blair Schoeb (Oklahoma City, OK)
  Susan Weinrich (Albany, NY)
  Karen Wulfkuhle (Lenexa, KS)
   
INITIATIVE LEADER Chantel Bottoms (Austin, TX)


NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2008-2009

Congratulations and welcome to these leaders.  They were elected at the NAPC Annual Meeting on May 9, 2008, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, Florida.

Subsequently, Ed Pulido and Greg Brown left the Board when they changed jobs in their communities.  At the September 2008 Board meeting, Browning Spence was named Vice President and John Begala was added as a Board member.

PRESIDENT Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)
VICE PRESIDENT Greg Brown (Cleveland, OH)
SECRETARY Suzanne Puryear (Norfolk, VA)
TREASURER Patrick Linnane (Milwaukee, WI)
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
   and NOMINATING CHAIR  
MEMBERS Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
  Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
   Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
  Carrie Garnett Baird (Daytona Beach, FL)
  Candace King (Villa Park, IL)
  Ed Pulido (Oklahoma City, OK)
  Vanessa Sarria (Austin, TX)
  Doug Sauer (Albany, NY)
  Kathy Schlather (Ithaca, NY)
  Browning Spence (Pinellas, FL)
  Karen Wulfkuhle (Lenexa, KS)
 MEMBERSHIP CHAIR Susan Weinrich (Albany, NY)



Board members pictured above (left to right): 
Phil Dessauer, Carrie Garnett Baird, Candace King, Greg Brown,
Martha Blaine,
Vanessa Sarria, Susan Weinrich, Suzanne Puryear,
Pat Linnane, Nancy Findeisen, Ben Warner, Browning Spence


NAPC Board Fall Planning Retreat

September 15-16, 2008  -  Dallas

 
 

2007-2008 NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Congratulations and welcome to these leaders.  They were elected at the NAPC Annual Meeting on May 5, 2007, at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

PRESIDENT Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)
VICE PRESIDENT Greg Brown (Cleveland, OH)
SECRETARY Browning Spence (Pinellas Park, FL)
TREASURER Patrick Linnane (Milwaukee, WI)
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
   
MEMBERS  
  Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
   Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
  Carrie Garnett (Daytona Beach, FL)
  Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
  Paul Gilmer (Charleston, WV)
  Kate Hanley (Tempe, AZ)
  Candace King (Villa Park, IL)
  Kim Lewis (Charlotte, NC)
  Ed Pulido (Oklahoma City, OK)
  Suzanne Puryear (Norfolk, VA)
  Doug Sauer (Albany, NY)



Above:  Phil Dessauer, Paul Gilmer, Pat Linnane, Candace King, Suzanne Puryear,
Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Kim Lewis, Greg Brown, Ben Warner, Sharon Clark--NAPC Annual Meeting, May 5, 2007, in Minneapolis

FALL 2007 BOARD MEETING
Tulsa, Oklahoma - hosted by the Community Service Council of Greater Tulsa



 

2006-07 NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Congratulations and welcome to these NAPC officers and Board members.  They were elected at the NAPC Annual Meeting on May 6, 2006, at the Radisson Admiral Harbourfront Hotel in Toronto, Ontario.

PRESIDENT Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
VICE PRESIDENT Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)
SECRETARY Browning Spence (Pinellas Park, FL)
TREASURER Patrick Linnane (Milwaukee, WI)
 
MEMBERS Elaine Andersen (Norwalk, CT)
  Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
  Greg Brown (Cleveland, OH)
   Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
  Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
  Paul Gilmer (Charleston, WV)
  Patrick Linnane (Milwaukee, WI)
  Doug Sauer (Albany, NY)
  Karen Wulfkuhle (Johnson County, KS)



Left to right:  Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Ben Warner, Fred Butler, Martha Blaine, Greg Brown, Michael Banish, Patrick Linnane, Nancy Findeisen,
Browning Spence, Elaine Andersen


NAPC Board Retreat - New York City - October 18-20, 2006

The fall planning retreat of the NAPC Board of Directors took place in October in New York City, at the New Yorker Hotel.

Below, back row:  Mike Banish, Patrick Linnane, Browning Spence, Ben Warner
Front row:  Elaine Andersen, Doug Sauer, Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Martha Blaine, Greg Brown

The Board approved the NAPC budget for 2007.  Pictured below:  NAPC's finance team, current and former Treasurers Patrick Linnane and Martha Blaine.

Greg Arcaro, new NAPC member from the planning council in Yonkers, New York, came to breakfast; he was welcomed by NAPC President Pam Kestner-Chappelear, and Board members.

Doug Sauer, Executive Director of the Council of Community Services of New York State, Inc. (CCSNYS), hosted the meeting
and arranged for a meeting between NAPC and the Ford Foundation.

 


2005-2006 NAPC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Pictured, left to right:  Patrick Linnane, Fred Butler, Martha Blaine,
Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Ben Warner, Elaine Andersen, Karen Wulfkuhle,
Michael Banish, Paul Gilmer, Phil Dessauer.

Congratulations and welcome to these leaders, elected at the NAPC Annual Meeting May 13, 2005, at the Hotel Washington in Washington, D.C.

PRESIDENT Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
VICE PRESIDENT & Nominating Chair Fred Butler (Austin, TX)
SECRETARY & Indicators Team Leader Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)
TREASURER Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
MEMBERSHIP CHAIR Karen Wulfkuhle (Johnson County, KS)
MEMBERS AT LARGE Elaine Andersen (Norwalk, CT)
  Michael Banish (Columbus, OH)
  Greg Brown (Cleveland, OH)
   Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
  Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
  Paul Gilmer (Charleston, WV)
  Patrick Linnane (Milwaukee, WI)
  Browning Spence (Pinellas Park, FL)

Special Assignments: 

Resource Development - Doug Sauer (Albany, NY)
socialindicators.com - Mark Salling
(Cleveland, OH)
 


Fall 2005 Board Meeting
October 27 - 28 - Jacksonville, Florida



The meeting took place at JCCI; pictured above are Skip Cramer (JCCI Executive Director) and NAPC Board members Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Fred Butler, Greg Brown, Ben Warner, Patrick Linnane, Martha Blaine, Paul Gilmer, Browning Spence, Michael Banish, and Elaine Andersen
 

NAPC President Pam Kestner-Chappelear thanked JCCI Executive Director Skip Cramer for hosting the meeting
 

Front: Browning Spence, Elaine Andersen, Martha Blaine, Patrick Linnane
Back: Greg Brown, Fred Butler, Pam Kestner-Chappelear
 

Everyone enjoyed seeing long-time NAPC member David Swain and his wife Caroline from Jacksonville
 

JCCI hosted a farewell luncheon at the University Club


2004-05 Board of Directors

NAPC welcomes 2004-05 Officers and Board members -- elected at the Annual Meeting on May 8, 2004, in Norfolk, Virginia.  (Pictured, left to right:  Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Nancy Findeisen, Fred Butler, Mary Louis Campbell, Phil Dessauer, Martha Blaine, Ben Warner, Elaine Andersen, Paul Gilmer, John Begala.)

PRESIDENT Mary Louis Campbell (Norfolk, VA)
VICE PRESIDENT Fred Butler (Austin, TX)
SECRETARY Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
TREASURER Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
PAST PRESIDENT Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
BOARD MEMBERS AT LARGEElaine Andersen (Norwalk, CT)
  John Begala (Cleveland, OH)
  Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
  Marge Dill (Ithaca, NY) (not pictured)
  Paul Gilmer (Charleston, WV)
  Doug Sauer (Albany, NY) (not pictured)
  Ed Schoenberger (San Francisco, CA) (not pictured)
  Ben Warner (Jacksonville, FL)

Special Assignments: 

NAPC Social Indicators - Katrina Middleton (Sacramento, CA)
Meetings and Membership - Karen Wulfkuhle (Johnson County, KS)
Socialindicators.com - Mark Salling
(Cleveland, OH)

Fall 2004 Board Meeting:  November 12-13 - Dallas, Texas

Pictured, seated -- Fred Butler, Ben Warner; standing -- Martha Blaine, Phil Dessauer, Elaine Andersen, Mary Louis Campbell, Greg Brown, Marge Dill.  Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Nancy Findeisen and Mark Salling participated by phone.
The Board meeting was hosted by the Community Council of Greater Dallas.

 


2003-04 Board of Directors

NAPC appreciates the leadership of 2003-04 Officers and Board members.  They were elected at the Annual Meeting on May 10, 2003, at Asilomar Conference Center - Pacific Grove, California.

PRESIDENT Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
VICE PRESIDENT Paul Gilmer (Charleston, WV)
SECRETARY Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
TREASURER Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)
   
BOARD MEMBERS AT LARGE Elaine Andersen (Norwalk, CT)
  John Begala (Cleveland, OH)
  Fred Butler (Austin, TX)
  Mary Louis Campbell (Norfolk, VA)
  Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
  Marge Dill (Ithaca, NY)
  Ed Schoenberger (San Francisco, CA)
  Karen Wulfkuhle (Johnson County, KS) (not pictured)

Special Assignments:  NAPC Social Indicators Coordinator - Katrina Middleton (Sacramento, CA)


Board of Directors 2003 Fall Planning Retreat


The NAPC Board of Directors met in Austin, Texas, September 12 -14, 2003 for the annual fall planning retreat. 

The meeting, at the Downtown Holiday Inn, was hosted by board member Fred Butler, Executive Director of the Community Action Network. 

The 2004 national conference, NAPC's new national social indicators initiative, and membership outreach were among the agenda's highlights. 

 

Pictured, from left:  Nancy Findeisen, Karen Wulfkuhle, Pam Kestner-Chappelear, Katrina Middleton, Elaine Andersen, Paul Gilmer, Marge Dill, Phil Dessauer, Jr., Martha Blaine, Fred Butler, and John Begala.  (Not pictured:  Board members Mary Louis Campbell and Ed Schoenberger.)

 

 


2002-2003 Board of Directors

The 2002-03 Board members and officers were elected at the Annual Meeting on May 4, 2002, for a one-year term.  The new Board held its organizational meeting in Washington, DC on Saturday morning, May 5 (following the Conference), to plan NAPC's work for the coming year. 

Subsequently, Joseph W. Lapilio changed job positions and was unable to continue as Vice President.  The Nominating Committee proposed Paul Gilmer as Vice-President and his nomination received unanimous approval at the fall 2002 Board meeting, November 15-17 in Kansas City.

President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Immediate Past Pres.

Board Members





Nancy Findeisen (Sacramento, CA)
Paul Gilmer (Charleston, WV)

Pam Kestner-Chappelear (Roanoke, VA)
John Begala (Cleveland, OH)
Martha Blaine (Dallas, TX)

Elaine Andersen (Norwalk, CT)
Fred Butler (Austin, TX)
Mary Louis Campbell (Norfolk, VA)
Phil Dessauer, Jr. (Tulsa, OK)
Katrina Middleton (Sacramento, CA)
Jim Phillips (St. Charles County, MO)
Doug Sauer (Albany, NY)
Ed Schoenberger (San Francisco, CA)
Karen Wulfkuhle (Johnson County, KS)

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002-2003 Board Members:
Pictured, front row -- Paul Gilmer, Mary Louis Campbell, Martha Blaine, Nancy Findeisen, and Elaine Andersen.  Back row -- Phil Dessauer, Jr., Joseph W. Lapilio III, Fred Butler, Pam Kestner-Chappelear, and Ed Schoenberger.

(Not pictured:  John Begala, Katrina Middleton, Jim Phillips, Doug Sauer, Karen Wulfkuhle.)

 

NAPC Board Meeting, November 2002 in Kansas City - online photo album!

The Board met in Kansas City the week end of November 15th, 2002 for the annual planning retreat -- a very productive meeting for NAPC and an enjoyable shared experience for all!  Special thanks to Karen Wulfkuhle, United Community Services, for hosting the meeting.



  

 


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