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 afpic@nashams.com 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:  Kelsey Kelly, CFRE
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:  Colin Brown
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:  Danielle Stiles-Polk and Nathan Wight, 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:  Governance Chair
Chair:  Abigail Coleman
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 Colin Brown
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:  Larry Messing, CFRE
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: Jennifer Shook
The scholarship committee is responsible for promoting scholarship opportunities, reviewing, and selecting the scholarship recipients.

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

Conference Committee
Reports to:  VP Programs
Chair:  Larry Messing, CFRE
The committee works with all facets in the execution of the annual half-day conference.