Honoring Our Leadership

We would like to formally recognize all of the generous, selfless, visionary women who have served as former NCL, Inc. Board of Directors presidents. Their leadership and incredible achievements have inspired new generations of members to follow in their footsteps. We thank you for your compassionate volunteerism and unwavering commitment to National Charity League and the philanthropies we serve.


Board Presidents
  • Denise Lilley – 2019-Present
  • Lynne Zuckerman – 2017-2019
  • Donna Welsh – 2015-2017
  • Shawn Sylvia – 2013-2015
  • Ellen Saliba – 2011-2013
  • Lenora Stewart – 2009-2011
  • Michele Crabtree – 2007-2009
  • Theresa Stamey – 2005-2007
  • Jinky Hicks – 2003-2005
  • Linda Martens – 2001-2003
  • Chriss Alwood – 1999-2001
  • Karen Day – 1997-1999
  • Kaylyn Green – 1995-1997
  • Sabra Bordas – 1993-1995
  • Marylou Hill – 1992-1993
  • Rosemarie Evans – 1991-1992
  • Gwen Byrd – 1990-1991
  • Beth Eichel – 1988-1990
  • Janet Killian – 1986-1988
  • Joan Burkett – 1984-1986
  • B.J. Jenkins – 1982-1984
  • Jan Dion – 1980-1982
  • Margot Konzen – 1978-1980
  • Susan Corlett – 1976-1978
  • Sharon Witter – 1974-1976
  • Arletta Olrich – 1972-1974
  • LaVerne Kimbrough – 1970-1972
  • Marguerite Kloepher – 1968-1970
  • Win Kruger – 1966-1968
  • Jane Baker – 1964-1966
  • Dorothy Gibson – 1962-1964
  • Mrs. John A. Stransky, Jr. – 1960-1962
  • Mrs. Hugh Yancey – 1958-1960, first president of “National Charity League, Inc.” 
  • Mrs. Richard B. Terkel – 1956-1958
  • Mrs. Walter James – 1954-1956
  • Mrs. Marcus Arthur McClure – 1950-1954, served 2 terms as President
  • Mrs. Paul William Lawrence – 1947-1950
  • Mrs. Marcus Arthur McClure – 1946, called “The Charity League”
  • Mrs. Paul William Lawrence – 1925, founder