Chair of the Advisory
Kaki has been a volunteer for Dallas institutions and organizations for forty years. She has been honored by international organizations as well as locally for her volunteer leadership. Both The Dallas Opera and Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens named her as Honorary Director and Director Emeritus, respectively. Chairing fundraising events and serving in executive positions on boards has dominated her volunteer work. She was named “Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser” in 2018 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Dallas for the celebration of National Philanthropy Day . Kaki has been married to Shelton Hopkins, MD, for 49 years. They have two married sons and an almost two-year old grandson, the apple of their eyes!
This group of Past Presidents is available for the current president for advice and any other way they can assist to make the position as easy as possible.