Committee/Volunteer Opportunities

Several AFP-IC committees are looking for eager and willing volunteers.  If you are looking to get more involved in the chapter or you're looking for ways to connect with other fundraising professionals, please consider joining a committee.  If you are interested in volunteering for a committee, please contact Sara Nash, Chapter Administrator, at or 317-824-0940.

Brown Bag Series Committee
Reports to:  VP Programs
Chair:  Larry Messing, CFRE
The Brown Bag Series Committee identifies the topics and facilitators for each of the monthly brown bag programs as well as assists with the execution of the programs.

Communications Committee
Reports to:  VP Communications
Chair:  Jennifer Coffey
The communications committee oversees internal and external communications for the chapter, including the monthly newsletter, social media and press releases.

Finance Committee
Reports to:  VP Finance
Chair:  Adam Clevenger, CFRE
The finance committee reviews the financial accounts of the association, including investment and Johnson Fund, and make recommendations as needed.

Membership Committee
Reports to:  VP Membership
Chair:  Polly Craig and Jennifer Collins, CFRE
The membership committee is responsible for several membership efforts such as recruitment, retention, the mentoring program, scholarships and volunteer placement.

Nominating Committee
Reports to:  Immediate Past President
The nominating committee is responsible for identifying and setting the slate for the AFP-IC Board.

Philanthropy Awards Committee
Reports to:  VP Programs
Chair:  Taylor Whitaker and Nathan Wight
The Philanthropy Awards committee is responsible for all facets of the awards process as well as the celebration where the recipients are recognized.  This includes nominations, judging, marketing and event logistics.

Programs Committee
Reports to:  VP Programs
Chair:  Margo Fox
The programs committee identifies the monthly program topics and speakers as well as executes each of the programs.

Scholarship Committee
Reports to:  VP Membership
Chair: Stacy Helmuth
The scholarship committee is responsible for promoting scholarship opportunities, reviewing, and selecting the scholarship recipients.

Sponsorship Committee
Reports to:  VP Resource Development
Chair:  Julie McDearmon, CFRE
The sponsorship committee identifies potential sponsors as well as makes contact with and secures sponsors.  Sponsorships are utilized for annual chapter programming, Spring Conference, Philanthropy Awards and other areas as necessary.

Spring Conference Committee
Reports to:  VP Programs
Chair:  Bethany Warner
The spring conference committee works with all facets in the execution of the Spring Conference.