Deloris Phelps joined KCUR in January 2002.
Deloris currently oversees the fundraising operations of KCUR’s membership department. This includes coordinating KCUR's on-air membership drives, producing direct mail and other fundraising initiatives.
Deloris has always worked in nonprofit organizations originally as a social worker and later, after receiving her master’s in Public Administration from UMKC, transitioned into fundraising. Prior to working at KCUR, Deloris was the membership director at the Center for Practical Bioethics where she recruited and maintained individual and institutional members. While at the Center for Practical Bioethics she was also the point person for the American Century Duck Derby. This was a large special event that benefited three nonprofit organizations.