Overall responsibility for the development and marketing activities of The Catholic Foundation.
Experience: Prior to coming to The Catholic Foundation Cheryl served as Vice President of External Affairs of Communities Foundation of Texas, which she joined in 1993. At Communities Foundation of Texas, Cheryl was responsible for the Foundation’s relationships with clients, the media, other non-profit organizations, local, regional and national philanthropic entities, and the community at large. She negotiated the terms of philanthropic gifts and participated in the administration of the Foundation’s individual funds and the awarding of grants from CFT.
Community Activities: Cheryl Unis Mansour, a native of Dallas, Texas, has been involved in community and church service, both professionally and as a volunteer, for over 35 years. A participant In Leadership Dallas, 1999, Cheryl is a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, The Ursuline Academy Alumni Association, Charter 100, Dallas Vocation Guild, and The Serra Club of Dallas. Cheryl served on the 2003 Linz Award Selection Committee, and served on the boards of The Greater Dallas Community Relations Commission, Charter 100, Children's Education Fund and The Entrepreneurs Foundation of North Texas.
Professional Organizations: She holds membership on the Dallas Estate Planning Council, the Estate Planning Council of North Texas, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and regularly attends both regional and national seminars and workshops relating to philanthropic giving and stewardship. Cheryl is also a member of the Conference of Southwest Foundations and serves on the Membership and 60th anniversary Committees.
- Ursuline Academy of Dallas, Texas
- St. Mary’s Dominican College, New Orleans, Louisiana