Carol has worked for plastic surgeons for thirty-eight years at Baylor University Medical Center. In taking care of my breast cancer patients, she found that reconstruction is so important to a women’s healing. She decided to form an organization that would make it possible for low income, uninsured women to have reconstruction. Her mother, Doris Daniely, died of breast cancer, so she named it in memory of her.
Carol has two sons and five granddaughters (three of which are triplets). Since retiring, she volunteers at Healing Hands which sees medically uninsured families. She spends most of her spare time reading and traveling. Carol married her high school sweetheart and will soon be married fifty years. She volunteers also at her church teaching CPR and first aid classes.
Barbara lives in Dallas with her husband Rod. She has two grown sons, Ross and Reid, and one young grandson. She feels it is a privilege to serve on the Doris Daniely Outreach board. DDO is an unsung hero in the area of breast cancer education and support. Even though it has a low profile, its work has been instrumental in changing the lives of scores of women in the Dallas area. Barbara is grateful to be able to devote time and energy to this worthy foundation.
Vicki Carlisle works as an Administrative Project Coordinator at The University of Texas at Dallas. In addition to working with the Doris Daniely Outreach, she volunteers at The Grief and Loss Center of North Texas. She and her husband, Cliff, are members of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas.
Pam Terrell Copeland
Pam has lived in Dallas almost all her life and is living in the Lake Highlands area. She has two daughters and one bonus son from her husband Jack Copeland. She has 4 grandsons, a granddaughter, and a great grandson. She enjoys her work as a board member of Doris Daniely Outreach for Breast Reconstruction since the beginning of the organization. She plays golf and tap dances for Class Act (a volunteer group that dances at nursing homes and other community events). She enjoys exercise classes as a member of the Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center. She is a member of Park Cities Baptist Church and is active in her Sunday school class as the in reach coordinator.
The last 18 years of her working career she worked for a plastic surgeon in Dallas. She was the surgery coordinator, who scheduled surgery, talked to patients, and made sure the doctor had everything and everyone he needed to perform surgery. She is familiar with all aspects of breast reconstruction and the emotional needs of women going through this surgery after mastectomy. It seemed natural for her to volunteer for DDO because of her understanding of the needs of these patients.
Kim has lived in Dallas since 1981. She worked in Commercial Insurance Brokerage for 20 years, retiring in 2014. She has two grown, married daughters and one adorable grandson. She is a member of St. James Episcopal Church and is active in the choir and Daughters of the King.
Kim has served on the board of Doris Daniely Outreach since 2003. She considers it a privilege to be involved with this organization and an honor to serve with the amazing women who have donated their time and talents to the board. She asked a former patient to share with her why having breast reconstruction was important to her. The former patient’s reply was very simple, but made so much sense. She said, “It restores a woman’s body to normal.” Kim believes in the purpose of Doris Daniely Outreach because she thinks every woman who has had a mastectomy should have the opportunity to have her body be normal again.
Linda was born and reared in Portland, Oregon. She attended the University of Oregon and graduated from Portland State University with a degree in elementary education. She has three daughters, two step sons, and six grandchildren. She is married to Richard McSwain. She retired in 2013 after teaching for 39 years at the Episcopal School of Dallas. She is an active member of Lovers Lane United Methodist Church. She has been a member of Assistance League®of Dallas for 20 years, this year serving as its president. She feels it is important to give back to ones community. She became interested in Doris Daniely Outreach for Breast Reconstruction when she learned there is a need for women who wish to choose this surgery and they aren’t covered by insurance.
Her hobbies are reading, gardening, and knitting prayer shawls. She also enjoys many hours of watching her grandchildren play sports.
Arliss has lived in the Dallas area all her life and is currently living in Carrollton. She has one daughter and two grown grandchildren who are married. Arliss graduated from the University of Dallas with a BA in Business and continued her education obtaining a Master’s Degree in Business and Accounting. She plays golf, works out twice a week at the gym, and has a full time job as a bookkeeper. She is a member of Bent Tree Bible Fellowship Church and occasionally will help with ushering. Arliss’ grandmother had melanoma/breast cancer and waited too late to get help. She has a heart for helping people. Arliss has only been on the Board of Doris Daniely outreach for a little over a year and loves being a part of a great organization that has a passion for helping women after a mastectomy.