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Committees are a great way for you to get involved with the chapter and network with others! Contact the committee chair to learn more.

Education Committee
Committee Chair: Duane Crouse

Committee Responsibility:
The Education Committee provides regularly scheduled meetings of the general membership with speakers and time allotted for, but not limited to, education, professional development, chapter business and membership dialogue.

Membership Committee
Committee Chair: Larry Aubrey

Committee Responsibility:
The Membership Committee will strive to increase membership in the chapter by 10 percent in order to receive bonus awarded for every additional new member as stated in the AFP Chapter Incentive Program. The committee also strives to achieve at least one Chapter Growth and Retention Award (as detailed in the Chapter Incentive Program) to be awarded at the Annual International Conference.

Capital Conference Committee
Committee Chair: Barb Taylor

Committee Responsibility:
The Capital Conference Committee is responsible for all aspects of planning and implementing The Capital Conference, an all-day conference filled with engaging speakers and educational opportunities.

Scholarship Committee
Committee Chair: Allison Brubaker

Committee Responsibility:
The Scholarship Committee is pleased to provide scholarships for education and professional development. Scholarships are available to help offset the cost associated with the International Fundraising Conference.

Ways and Means Committee
Committee Chair: Mark Brooks

Committee Responsibility:
The Ways and Means Committee secures sponsorships for the monthly meetings and the Capital Conference. Both entail relationship building for the purpose of furthering the mission of AFP, with the end result of enhancing our professional development.

Chapter Ten Star Award
Committee Chair: Vacant

Committee Responsibility:
The Chapter Ten Star Award Committee gathers and submits the necessary information required for the chapter to apply for the Chapter Ten Star/Ten Star Gold Awards that honor those chapters who have accomplished many of the key objectives outlined in the strategic plan.


Experienced Professionals Committee
Committee Chair: Ann Myers

Committee Responsibilities:
The Experienced Professionals Committee plans programs of interest for our chapter's experienced professionals; and on behalf of AFP, the committee secures presenters for seminars on fundraising topics for agencies and associations.

Mentoring/CFRE Committee
Committee Chair: Ann Moffitt, ACFRE

Committee Responsibilities:
The Mentoring/CFRE Committee pairs members in need of coaching or support in a certain area with another member that has a high level of experience in that same area (e.g., starting a development program, planned giving, major gifts, social media, etc.). This committee also pairs members interested in obtaining their CFRE certification with another member that is already certified to help them through the process.