Preston Trail DAR Chapter Installs New Officers

Pottsboro Texas | July 4,2017

Preston Trail NSDAR voted and new chapter officers were elected to serve for the two-year term of 2017—2019. They were sworn in at the Preston Trail NSDAR Awards banquet on May 18, 2017.

The meeting was presided over by outgoing Regent Gloria Morton, with State Officer Marcy Carter-Lovick assisting in the swearing-in ceremony.

The new officers are as follows: Regent, Vicki McComack;  1st Vice Regent, Natalie Bauman;  2nd Vice Regent, Catherine Giles;  Chaplain, Gay Hilbert;  Registrar, Sandy Sharp;  Recording Secretary, Gloria Morton;  Corresponding Secretary, Cynthia Gudgel;  Treasurer, Lisa Lettie;  Historian, Carolyn Dexheimer;  and Librarian, Beth Bowling.

DAR new officers for 2017
Beth Bowling, Cynthia Gudgel, Gloria Morton, Gay Hilbert, Natalie Clountz Bauman and Vicki Ellison McComack with Marcy Carter-Lovick State Officer

The chapter honored the DAR Good Citizen, our scholarship recipient, and unsung heroes at this banquet, which will be announced in a later press release.

The Preston Trail Chapter of the DAR next meets September 21st and thereafter through May on the second Thursday of the month at 5pm for snacks and fellowship and at 6pm for chapter meetings and programs. There is no meeting in December.  The meeting location is at the Georgetown Baptist Church north of Pottsboro at 207 Georgetown Road.

Anyone interested in receiving help to prove their ancestry for qualification to become a Daughter of the American Revolution are welcome to contact our chapter at  on Facebook.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 177,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations.  DAR members are committed to volunteer service having served  more than 12.5 million hours in communities throughout the world during the past three years.  To learn more about the work of today’s DAR, visit or connect with DAR on social media at and