Contact

Junior League of Dallas
8003 Inwood Road | Dallas, TX 75209-3335
Phone: 214-357-8822 | Fax: 214-357-7805
Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For General Inquiries,  please contact reception@jld.net

 

Junior League of Dallas Staff

Dana Landers, Director of Finance and Administration

Dana obtained a BBA in International Business from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She then graduated in 2014 from Texas Women’s University with an MBA and a Masters of Health Systems Management. Dana has over 15 years of finance experience which includes work at Abbott Laboratories, Baylor Healthcare System, and UT Southwestern Hospitals and Clinics. Dana is originally from Shreveport, Louisiana and resides in Uptown Dallas. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, working out, cycling and listening to audiobooks.

Lisa Nelson, Director of Operations

Lisa joined the Junior League of Dallas in 2017 after serving as Executive Director of the nonprofit Dwell with Dignity. Lisa uses her 30+ years of nonprofit expertise and corporate experience to ensure that the Junior League of Dallas headquarters operates with quality and excellence for all members. Passionate about making our community a better place, Lisa loves working at the JLD and supporting its mission. She currently lives in Lakewood with her husband Greg and twins Cate and Jack.

Kate Newman, Director of Development

Kate brings over 30 years of Junior League experience and fundraising and leadership skills with various other charities to the table.  She has been Communications VP, Finance VP and Development VP for JLD and was president of Victims Outreach and the Dallas Summer Musicals Guild.  She is currently on the Board of Directors of Resource Center and Uptown Players.  A graduate of Texas A&M University, she is a CPA with over 30 years of experience in finance, accounting, tax and procurement. Formerly with Texas Instruments, Kate retired for three years but has loved being back at work for such a wonderful organization. She lives in Preston Hollow with her husband of over 30 years, Dr. Keith Newman, and is an avid fiction reader, world traveler, theater-goer, and sings classical music in her spare time.

Kristianne Hinkamp, Membership & Community Manager

Formerly a lawyer, Kristianne comes to JLD with more than 20 years of nonprofit expertise including serving as Executive Director at Victims Outreach for nearly a decade. She has raised funds as a development director for several nonprofits, including those in the JLD Community Program. She has been a JLD member for over 20 years with placements in R&D, R&P, Provisional, in the Community Program and as Headquarters Chair. She serves on the Sustainer Leadership Council. She graduated from Trinity University and University of Houston School of Law. In her free time, she is a needlepointer, Masters Swimmer, member of 2 book clubs, and lives in the Turtle Creek area with her Standard Poodle, Lulu.

Alicia Miller, Accounting Associate

Alicia served the JLD as a temporary receptionist from November 2016 – May 2017, and then joined the staff permanently in June 2017 as Accounting Associate.  She previously spent 15 years with Texas Health Resources as a Senior Administrative Assistant.  She has over 30 years of administrative support experience in the areas of banking, healthcare, finance, information technology, development and fundraising, medical ethics and communications. She is currently studying financial and managerial accounting at Tarrant County College and lives in Arlington with her husband, Harry, and their West Highland Terrier, Sassy. Her favorite pastime is spending time with her granddaughter, Kate. Alicia is excited about being a member of the Finance team and supporting the mission of the JLD.

Coral Bell, Communications & Development Associate

A graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington with a B.A. in Sociology, Coral comes to the JLD from the Dallas City Attorney’s Office where she managed expert witness contracts. Prior to this role, she served as Development Manager at Educational First Steps as well as part of the Development team at Interfaith Family Services. Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Coral now lives in East Dallas with her boyfriend and adopted senior dog. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, trying new restaurants with her boyfriend, and spending time with friends.

Paula Davis, Receptionist

A League member for over 30 years, Paula served in a variety of roles ranging from Project Chair to Recording Secretary.  Her placements included Central Dallas Day Camp, Imprinters Corporate Sales Chair, Nominating (twice), Provisional Retreat Chair, R&D Researcher, Resource Librarian, Transfer Chair, and Underwriting. In addition to leading the Sustainer Day trip twice, Paula was Sustaining Advisor to the New Member Committee and GFIT.  A graduate of UNT with a B.S. in Home Economics and a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, she taught for 8 years before becoming a homemaker and community volunteer.  Married 43 years to attorney Luke Davis, both of their children enjoyed being in the JLD Ball Shows. Daughter Meredith lives in Chicago with her husband, Liam Crooks, and granddaughter Poppy, and son Oz resides in Dallas with his wife, Dr. Rachel Davis.