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Make the AFP DC Chapter YOUR Chapter! As one of the largest and most active Association of Fundraising Professionals chapters, AFP DC is famous for its energy and enthusiasm here in the nation's fundraising capital! We have so much to offer with our informative educational sessions, interactive roundtables, job postings, the inspiring annual National Capital Philanthropy Day...and the list goes on.     

What keeps us ahead is new talent and fresh ideas. Help us remain on the cutting edge of the fundraising profession by lending your expertise and working with your equally committed colleagues in the spirit of fellowship and fun.  

The DC Chapter relies on volunteer power to keep our programs and services strong. Volunteering is a great way to meet other fundraising professionals in our area and it's also a lot of fun.  To join a committee, please complete and submit the form below.  Please note that while there is no guarantee your prefered committees will have availability, we will do our best to match you to a volunteer role that best suits your preference.

Marketing & Communications
Reporting to Stephanie Johnson, CFRE
Volunteers needed for Newsletter Editorial Committee, Public Relations Committee; Photography and newsletter design.

Reporting to Eugenia Colon 
Volunteers needed to serve on diversity committee and assist with activity planning, including the annual Diversity Dialogues program.

Educational Programs
Reporting to Betsy Wason, CFRE and Jennifer Broome, CFRE
Volunteers needed to assist with education and roundtable sessions, marketing and social media outreach for programs, and our Advanced Executive Program.

Finance Committee
Reporting to Barbara L. Tesner, CFRE
The Finance Committee provides fiscal planning and oversight to the chapter.  Members will help draft new finance policies for the chapter and its membership, working to optimize chapter resources.

2018 Annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference 
Reporting to Joan Geiger Wood, CFRE
Seeking volunteers at all levels, particularly those who are new and looking to get involved. Volunteers needed to help with educational programming, marketing, communications, tote stuffing, and membership.

Reporting to Kelly Smith Bell, CFRE
Volunteers needed to welcome, recruit and retain members, assist with member orientation, and help organize the  annual member receptions.

Mentor Program
Reporting to Julie Upham, CFRE,  Mary McMahon, CFRE, and Heather O'Malley
Volunteers needed to serve as mentors to fellow members.  Volunteers also needed in recruiting mentors, establishing matches and working on Mentor Program events

National Capital Philanthropy Day
Reporting to Tina Yoon, Dave Coyne, CFRE, and Maureen Devine-Ahl
Volunteers needed to serve on Awards and Co-Conveners, Sponsorship, Public Relations, Logistics, and Honor Your Own subcommittees.

Resource Development 
Reporting to Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

Volunteers needed to recruit sponsors, develop strategic goals and sponsorship opportunities, and assist  with solicitation through the Be the Cause Campaign. 

Marketing Committee
Reporting to Stephanie Johnson, CFRE

The committee manages overall strategy of the chapter.