The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) announces that AFP Monterey Bay Chapter
has been named a 2015 Ten Star Chapter.
Every year, AFP, the largest association of professional fundraisers in the world, honors chapters for achieving goals that align with key objectives in its long-range strategic plan. Chapters receive the Ten Star Award for performing specific activities designed to increase professionalism within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy.
Andrea Scott, Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County
Michele Melicia-Young, Montage Health
Erica Mirich, Keep Tahoe Blue
Jennifer Martinez, CSU Monterey Bay
Laurie Severs, Santa Catalina School
Chelsea Ferraro, Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation
Nora Peyton, Stevenson School
Ashley Moranda, Santa Catalina School
Chair of National Philanthropy Day
Michele Melicia-Young, Montage Health
Chair of Communications & Public Relations
Hana Kong, Monterey Peninsula Foundation
Jennifer Wood, Montage Health
Christine Dawson, Community Foundation for Monterey County
Sue Dewar, Arts Advocacy
Kristine Edmunds, York School
Phil Geiger, Legal Services for Seniors
Amelia Uncangco Latham, Monterey Bay Aquarium
New Member Welcome
to AFP Monterey Bay!
Annual Fund Coordinator
Santa Catalina School
Professional & Associate
New Member Discount!
In honor of our 56th Anniversary, AFP will be offering a $50.00 discount to new members joining in the Professional and Associate Member categories by June 30, 2016.
The discount applies to $50.00 off the International portion of the dues. Fill out the
membership invitation as usual, but deduct $50.00 from the total and include
this coupon with your payment.
Questions, call the AFP Membership Department at
One coupon per new member. Expires June 30, 2016
Apply to Be a Mentor/Mentee Today!
2016 Mentorship Program
Our AFP Monterey Bay Chapter offers members an exciting opportunity to transform their fundraising
careers through its Mentorship Program.
The Mentorship Program formalizes a mentoring relationship in a structured program that offers four
group workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions committed to meeting your personal and career goals.
Our Mentors provide their mentees with an experienced friend who is there to help in any number of
And mentees provide fresh ideas and coaching opportunities for someone looking to sharpen
their professional tools.
"I have truly grown as a fundraising and development professional in a short period of time. My mentor was spectacular and I can't thank her enough for sharing her wisdom and time with me. -
Registration Now OPEN!
Hyatt Regency Monterey Bay
he AFP Monterey Bay Chapter is pleased to announce Summer Summit 2016 to be held
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Bay! Featuring
Co-Founder & CEO of Bloomerang
The full-day conference will include a General Session with Mr. Love, eight breakout sessions, lunch table topics, refreshments, information tables, a wine reception and many free raffle prizes.
On-site parking is free, and a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms are available.
Last year's attendees came from the Monterey Peninsula as well as Silicon Valley and parts of San Francisco. They included fundraising professionals and volunteers. Executive Directors, Directors of Development, Planned Giving, Major Gift and Stewardship Officers, trustees of both non-profit and funding organizations, business executives from these organizations, consultants, and board members from the International AFP board.
AFP members (any chapter): $90 per person
Non-AFP members: $105 per person
Includes full-day conference, light breakfast, lunch, wine reception, free parking.
Thank You to Our AFP MB Summer Summit Sponsors!
Boots Road Group LLC
Montage Health (formerly Community Hospital Foundation)
Greater Giving, Inc.
* Development Services * Strategic Consulting
Nora Peyton, CFRE
Andrea Scott, CFRE
United Way Monterey County
There are many levels of sponsorship, whether you represent a business or organization interested in reaching more than 100 movers and shakers in the non-profit sector, or simply want to show your
More information to come about the
AFP Monterey Bay Summer Summit!
For additional information about sponsorship opportunities, hotel room reservations and rates, or anything else, please contact AFP-MB Program Chair Nora Peyton at
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NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY