2024 Volunteer Committees

Connect, Contribute, and Collaborate: Join a Committee to Strengthen Your AFP First Coast Experience!

Education Committee:

Assist with our monthly educational programs that we offer to the Florida first coast fundraising community! Support monthly check-ins, event set-up, speaker and member welcome, and more. Education committee members who support the 2024 year will be able to shape the education programs in 2025. To join, contact Committee Chair Megan Ortega Methven.

Communications Committee:

Be part of shaping our chapter's communications strategy, influencing everything from E-newsletters to social media content. There is currently 1 position open on this committee. For more information, contact Committee Chair Nikki Sabol.

Membership Committee:

Play a crucial role in extending a warm welcome to our new members, fostering a sense of belonging within our chapter. If you're interested in contributing to this welcoming atmosphere, please reach out to Committee Chair Kyajuana Gilbert.

Socials Committee:

Join the team that plans engaging member socials, and be at the heart of the meaningful connections that members build with their colleagues throughout the year. To join, contact Committee Chair KT Boling.

Scholarship Committee:

Play a role in awarding scholarships to deserving AFP Florida First Coast Chapter members. Join the scholarship committee and assist in selecting recipients. Contact Committee Chair Dave Cognetta for more details.

Collegiate Chapters Committee:

Empower the next generation of development professionals! The Collegiate Chapter program educates local college students about careers in fundraising and the importance of philanthropy. We collaborate with collegiate chapters at various higher education institutions in Northeast Florida, including Flagler College, St. Johns River State College, and the University of North Florida. Committee members serve as mentors, facilitate collegiate chapter activities, and contribute to the success of student members. There is one open position one his committee. For more information, visit our webpage or contact Committee Chair Morgan Hutchinson.

IDEA Committee:

Join a group of passionate individuals committed to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access (IDEA) in the fundraising profession, the philanthropic sector and throughout all of society. Work with the IDEA committee to integrate these principles into chapter operations. There is one more position open on this committee. Contact Committee Chair Lovely Greer to get involved.

National Philanthropy Day Committee:

Join us next year in celebrating and championing philanthropy during our 35th Annual National Philanthropy Day in November 2024. This is a day to celebrate and recognize the significance of philanthropy, embracing the power of compassionate and wise hearts to make a positive impact on the world. Collaborate with fellow members to make this event a success. All committee roles are currently filled but at-large members are welcome. To learn more information, please contact Committee Chair Brittany Upchurch or call (904) 887-1347.