Lesly Bosch Annen, Vice President, Development and External Affairs, Dallas Women’s Foundation, has 20 years of broad-based development and communications experience. She successfully planned and implemented the Dallas Women’s Foundation $30 million comprehensive campaign (2007-2011), which raised $35 million and an additional $30 million in planned gifts. Lesly has significant experience in major gifts, philanthropy education, strategic planning, volunteer coordination, media relations and constituent communications. Lesly holds a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation from The American College. She is a board member of the North Texas Chapter of Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, and is a member of Council of Southwest Foundations Legislative Committee. She is a past board member and Vice President of Professional Advancement for the Greater Dallas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and also a member of the Dallas Estate Planning Council. In addition to professional involvement, Annen is an active volunteer. She is a member of the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Board of Directors and the Letot Girls’ Residential Treatment Center Advisory Council. Lesly has served as a board member of a number of education and child care organizations, and is a past president of the Board of Ceres International Women’s Fraternity. Lesly also held volunteer leadership roles with the Arlington, Perryton, and Borger Chambers of Commerce, Altrusa Club of Borger, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and the Hutchinson County United Way.
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