Committee Volunteers are at the heart of AFP’s work
We fulfill our promise to provide exceptional experiences, a vibrant community, and essential tools – only as a result of the time and knowledge volunteered by members like you who serve your colleagues and further the fundraising profession.
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Coordinates all educational opportunities including Audioconferences, Fundamentals of Fundraising, and the Networking and Knowledge Breakfasts/Monthly Meetings.
Network & Knowledge Planning Team member-1: Kelly Gusweiler
Network & Knowledge Planning Team member-2: Beth Havens
Network & Knowledge Planning Team member-3: Angela Pancella
Network & Knowledge Planning Team member-4: Amanda Jenkins
Director of Ethics, Board Member: Laura Proto
Mentoring Team-1: Catherine Hann
Mentoring Team-2: Mark Osborne
Fundamentals of Fundraising Planning-1: Michelle Zeis
Fundamentals of Fundraising Planning-2:Dolores Dodson
CFRE Coordinator: Kat Steiner
Audio-Conference Coordinator: Lori Asmus
Recruits new members from diverse backgrounds; establishes a program for involvement in the chapter, including educational opportunities; ensures accessibility at chapter events; organizes annual chapter event to promote diversity.
Lead, Board member:
Co-Lead: Lauren Jones
New Faces of Fundraising Logistics Coordinator: Lauren Jones
New Faces of Fundraising Participant/Intern Coordinator: Adrienne Taylor
New Faces of Fundraising Communications Coordinator: Victoria Mullins
New Faces of Fundraising Sustainability Coordinator: Coral Dill
New Faces of Fundraising Intern Sites Coordinator:
New Membership w/Diversity Outreach:
National Philanthropy Day Committee:
Coordinates annual celebratory luncheon that recognizes and pays tribute to people active in the philanthropic community. This fundraising event recognizes local nonprofit donors and volunteers as well as presents awards in the following categories: Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year (individual, corporation or foundation), Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy or Outstanding Volunteer of the Year.
Chair: Bethany Doverspike
Co-Lead: Elise Hyder
Awards Coordinator: Heather Cockram
Communications-1: Eva Grandison
Communications-2: Victoria Mullins
Communications-3: Carol Rountree
Communications-4: Jake Tancer
Logistics & Decor-1: Emily Cahill
Logistic & Decor-2: Megan Jackson
Logistics & Decor-3: Clare Jaymes
Sponsorship Coordinator: Felicia Zakem
Video Coordinator: Judy Zarick
VIP Reception-1: Ilona Piaskowy
VIP Reception-2: Carol Serrone
Volunteer Coordinator: Carie Schultz
Publicizes chapter events to media, chapter newsletter and website calendar; provides photography for membership directory, newsletter and archives.
Lead, Board Member: Jean Reisinger-Coggan
Social Media Coordinator: Chad Martin
Photo Coordinator: Ayla Bowling
Increases new membership and renews lapsed members through awareness of membership benefits; monitors member satisfaction; conducts orientation sessions for new and prospective members; coordinates member social gatherings.
Lead, Board Member: Phillip James
Meet & Greet Sponsorships: Phillip James
Meet & Greet Logistics-1: Mellissa Gayer
Meet & Greet Logisitcs-2: Phillip James
Retention & Lapsed Members: Kevin Richardson
Small Organizations Outreach Coordinator: Lauren Hall
Large Organizations Outreach Coordinator: Lauren Frooman
New Member Orientation:
Engagement Coordinator, Board Member: Kila Hanharan
Publicizes scholarship opportunities to the chapter, reviews applications, and determines and notifies scholarship winners.
Lead, Board Member: Jackie Baumgartner
Senior Network of Advancement Professionals (SNAP) Committee:
This group is for senior-level AFP members who are committed to advancing the profession of development through networking and education, and who have demonstrated a strong, positive commitment to the philanthropic community and the development profession. AFP members invited to join SNAP have a minimum of 20 years’ experience in a fundraising/development role.
Lead, Board Member: Mike Volan, CFRE
Co-Lead: Judie List Sweeney
Member-at-Large: John Olberding
Member-at-Large: Kathann Koehler
Strategic Planning & Leadership Development Committee:
Develops strategic plan for the Greater Cincinnati AFP chapter and organizes the annual strategy session during the summer/fall. Works with all committee chairs to update the goal tracking for each strategic objective.
Lead, Board Member: Jennifer Horvath
UC Collegiate Committee:
Our mission at UC is simple: educate our student peers about the impact of philanthropy on campus, expose others to the field of fundraising/university advancement, and serve as a resource to enhance philanthropic activities occurring on campus.
Lead, Board Member: Laura Gleimer
Chapter Advisor: Adrienne Taylor
Collegiate Liaison: Laura Wilson
UC President, Board Member:
Young Professionals Committee:
The YP Committee looks to integrate and develop the voice of all YP across the Greater Cincinnati chapter.
Lead, Board Member: Michelle Harpenau
Scholarship Lead: Nkemjika Kayla Iheukwu
Social Lead: Spencer Mapes
Co-Chair Professional Development Role: Ashlie Lyons
Co-Chair Professional Development Role: OPEN
Collegiate Chapter Engagement Lead: Madison Holbrook
Content Lead: Lyndsay Coleman