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 Hinks – 2003-2005
  • Linda Martens – 2001-2003
  • Chriss Alwood – 1999-2001
  • Karen Day – 1997-1999
  • Kaylyn Green – 1995-1997
  • Sabra Bordas – 1993-1995
  • Mrs. Douglas Hill – 1992-1993
  • Mrs. Robert Evans – 1991-1992
  • Mrs. Gwen Byrd – 1990-1991
  • Mrs. Berkley S. Eichel – 1988-1990
  • Mrs. Albert Killian – 1986-1988
  • Mrs. Russel E. Burkett, Jr. – 1984-1986
  • Mrs. Russell H. Jenkins – 1982-1984
  • Mrs. Mitchell Dion, Jr. – 1980-1982
  • Mrs. Robert Lewis Konzen – 1978-1980
  • Mrs. Edward Leisy Corlett – 1976-1978
  • Mrs. Phelps Witter, Jr. – 1974-1976
  • Mrs. Earl Stafford Olrich – 1972-1974
  • Mrs. Arthur Richard Kimbrough – 1970-1972
  • Mrs. Lynn William Kloepfer – 1968-1970
  • Mrs. Arthur Henry Kruger – 1966-1968
  • Mrs. Francis Jack Baker – 1964-1966
  • Mrs. Thomas A. 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