AFP-NJ Chapter Leadership

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), which represents more than 31,000 members in 240 chapters throughout the world, advances philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. AFP fosters the professional development of fundraising professionals and promotes ethical standards in the fundraising profession. For additional information you can visit the AFP website.

The New Jersey Chapter of AFP (AFP NJ), one of the largest chapters, is an individual member association that advances philanthropy through education, training, and advocacy across the state. We base our programs and services on research, experience and the highest code of ethical principles and standards of professional practice. 

Please visit AFP for information regarding the association’s Ethical Standards and Practices.


AFP New Jersey, an association of professionals throughout NJ and the NY Metro area, advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activities through which AFP NJ fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, and advocacy.


Fundraising is viewed as a credible and respected profession for civic betterment throughout the world.



Natalie R. Krauser, CFRE

Kate Hughes
The Angeletti Group

VP of Professional Advancement
Daphne Halpern, CFRE, FAHP
The Seeing Eye

Lara E. Tilley-Bouez
CCS Fundraising


Samuel B. Young
Compassion & Choices

Immediate Past President 

Gwen Paxon, MA, CFRE
Catapult Fundraising

View our Past Presidents Here

Committee Chairs

Excellence in Philanthropy Awards
Jon Paparsenos
Seton Hall University

Government Relations & Advocacy

Brett R. Harris, Esq.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.


Elizabeth Milliken
The SUDC Foundation


Rick Dabagian

Kelly Goss
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Anysa Holder
Easter Seals of NJ

Kat Hurtado

Rena Jordan

Vicki Perez
University Hospital Foundation