Board of Directors
ALW Organizational Chart

Our Board of Directors work tirelessly to guide our organization to serve our community. They are responsible for evaluation of our program goals and monitoring our Strategic Plan.

Our Board members serve one year and are eligible for three (3) consecutive terms except for President-Elect which is a stand alone position for one year.  The Board represents a broad set of skills including leadership and fiscal responsibility.

Assistance League of Wichita Organizational Chart

Position                                                     Responsibility

President     Names all Appointed Chairs unless otherwise designated*

Appoints Parliamentarian    ByLaws Committee Chair*

Appoints Chair of Finance Committee*

Appoints Building Administrator

Appoints Circle Fund Chair*

Ex-officio of all committees except Nominating

President-Elect      ex-officio all committees

Board representative to Education Committee

Board representative to Building Administrator Committee

1st VP Philanthropic   Chair of Philanthropic Committee

Appoints Chairs: Operation School Bell®, Scholarship, Bear Hugs, Assault Survivor Kits

2nd VP Resource         Chair of Resource Development committee

Appoints Chairs: Thrift Shop, Gift/Grants, Fundraiser

3rd VP Marketing       Chair of Marketing Committee

Board Representative to Newsletter, Historian, Webmaster

4th VP Membership   Chair of Membership Committee

Appoints Chairs: Orientation, Scheduling/Placement, Database

Board representative to Hospitality/Social

Board Representative to Calling Committee

5th VP Strategic Planning  Chairs: Strategic Planning Committee

Member of Finance Committee

Treasurer       Board Representative on Finance Committee

Board Representative to Service Hour Recorder

Assistant Treasurer    Member of Finance Committee

Corresponding Secretary     Board Representative to Remembrance

Elective Committee

Philanthropic Program Chair= 1st VP

Resource Development Chair= 2nd VP

Marketing/Communication Chair= 3rd VP

Membership Chair= 4th VP

Strategic Planning Chair= 5th VP

Appointive Standing Committees

Bylaws Chair Parliamentarian appointed by President*
Hospitality/Social Chair appointed by President*
Calling Committee Chair appointed by President*
Service Hour Recorder Chair appointed by President*
Remembrance Chair appointed by President*
Newsletter Chair appointed by President*
Historian Chair appointed by President*
Building Administrator Committee Chair appointed by President*
Education Chair appointed by President*
Orientation/ Placement Chair appointed by 4th VP
Database Chair appointed by President*
Finance Chair appointed by President*
Philanthropic Programs Chairs appointed by 1st VP
Thrift Shop/Gift/Fundraiser Chairs appointed by 2nd VP

Mission, Vision and Values


Assistance League of Wichita, a chapter of National Assistance League, is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to transform the lives of children and adults through philanthropic programs.


Assistance League aspires to meet the challenging needs of individuals in communities across the nation.


Commitment – Serving the diverse and compelling needs of individuals and community

Leadership – Quality responsiveness to our community

Ethics Belief in integrity and authenticity

Accountability – Doing the right thing in a reliable way

Respect – Treating all with courtesy

Annual Report and Financials


Our brochure is a bi-annual printed production summary of our services offered and our budget.

Annual Report 2018 11-26-18 (1)

Assistance League of Wichita, Inc.-Report Gold star



May 2018 Form 990 Public Disclosure Copy

990 for alw May 2017

Tours and Presentations

Assistance League of Wichita member volunteers are available to conduct tours of our facilities for you or your organization and explain how our various programs create a better community.  Member volunteers can also provide fashion shows, modeling top-label clothing for sale in our thrift shop.  Call (316) 687-6107 for information.

Volunteers transforming lives and strengthening communities

Assistance League of Wichita 2018-19 Board of Directors


Kathy Wilson


Ruth Ann Koepsel

1st Vice President Philanthropic Programs

Carolyn Yoder

2nd Vice President Resource Development

Dana Aaby

3rd Vice President Marketing/Communication

Mona Hobson

4th Vice President Membership

Susan Ensz

5th Vice President Strategic Planning

Judy Rapp


Chris Reed

Assistant Treasurer

Betty Graham

Recording Secretary

Carla Cantrell

Corresponding Secretary

Dot Balton


Barb Smith

Assistance League of Wichita 2018-19 Advisory Committee

Kelsey Metzinger- Owner Bungalow 26

Wendy Johnson- Marketing USD 259

Josh Laron- Patron Service Director/Box Office Manager MTW

Mike Davis- Retired Educator/ Contractor

Sabrina Standifer- Attorney at Law