Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for being an Association of Fundraising Professional, Long Island chapter (AFPLI) member!   


Are you interested in shaping the future of AFPLI? 

Do you want to make a difference for others in your profession! 

Are you ready to take a leap in your professional career? 


Every year, there is an opportunity to join the board of AFPLI, and this year, due to unforeseen circumstances, we have seats open mid-year! 

It is my privilege as the Chair of the nominating committee to invite you to participate actively in the Board of AFPLI’s nominating process. 

As a member of AFPLI, I hope you consider your participation an investment in your professional future.  AFP has a longstanding history on Long Island as being “the voice of philanthropy,” and you are one of those voices.  Your personal engagement in identifying outstanding candidates is essential to our future success and will guarantee that the board continues to be representative of the finest leaders in the profession. 

You may nominate yourself, or another chapter member for consideration as a 2022 board member!  If you know of someone who is an appropriate candidate and has the desire to serve, please apply on their behalf.  Click here for more information!  

Evaluation criteria used by the committee to select members include experience and expertise in fundraising; volunteer service to philanthropy and the fundraising community; experience and/or employment in the profession or in an industry sector that serves philanthropy and/or fundraising; leadership skills; and advocacy for diversity and inclusion within the fundraising profession and the philanthropy community.

Again, thank you for remaining committed to AFPLI.  Thank you for your dedication to ethical and effective fundraising.  And thank you for staying focused on your mission and raising funds for your cause that helps so many people.  

We look forward to having YOU, or your nominated candidate join us on the Board!




Katherine M. Fritz (She/Her)

Association of Fundraising Professionals – Long Island Chapter

(AFPLI) Board Member/Past President



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