2019 Topics & Speakers

Monthly Topics and Speakers for 2019

AFP-NM meetings are scheduled on the 2nd Thursday of the month unless noted.

2019 AFP-NM meetings & events
January 25 (FRIDAY) - Sharing Strategies, Challenges & Successes for Small Social Profits/Panel moderated by Juaquin Moya (Horizons ABQ) with Debbie Johnson (TenderLove Community Center) & Allison Hendricks-Smith (Christina Kent Early Childhood Center)
February 14 - Disability Inclusion & Accessibility in Fundraising & Volunteer Programs/Jessie Calero (Mandy's Farm) 1 CFRE credit
March 26 - AFP-NM Funders Forum 2019 & Academy/National Hispanic Cultural Center - Media Desk Nonprofit Communications Toolkit - 3 CFRE credits
April 11 - Nonprofit Financials 101/Cecillia Rivas (United Way of Central NM) 1 CFRE credit

May 9 - The Proper Care & Feeding of Fundraising Volunteers/Panel: Lynn Trojahn, Rachel Gupton, Yoshida Naidoo & Bettye Presley - 1 CFRE credit

June 13 - Transformational Giving/Panel: John Nichols (Morgan Stanley)
July - No monthly meeting
August 8 - Compassion Fatigue/Jade Bock (Children's Grief Center)
September 12 - Leveraging Media for Nonprofit Success/Melody Wells (New Day)
October 10 - Ethics
November 14 - National Philanthropy Day (no monthly meeting)
December 12 - Outstanding Professional Philanthropist of the Year


2018 AFP-NM meetings & events
January 11 - How to Get the Most of Funders Forum/Clint Wells (CNM Foundation) and Ron Epps (Intel)
February 15 - Funders Forum
March 8 - New Tax Code and What It Means for Your Donors/BPW&C CPAs
April 12 - Dominate Social Media/Kristyn Fox (Outfox Digital) and Julia Olivas
May 10 - Storytelling/Jennifer Mastriopolito (United Way of Central NM)
June 14 - Transformational Giving/Panel: Joe Rizza, CFRE (President, Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation), Agnes Noonan (President, WESST Enterprise Center), Julie Bowdich (Philanthropist); facilitated by Pam Hurd-Knief (Mind Research Network, WESST)
July - No monthly meeting
August 9 - Navigating Difficult Conversations in a Volatile Landscape/Dr. Jackie Hood (UNM Anderson School of Management)
September 13 - Ethics in Today's Nonproft World/Panel: Duffy Swan (Chairman, French Funerals & Cremations), Randy Mascorella (Executive Director, Special Olympics New Mexico), Beverly McMillan (Family Advocacy Center Coordinator, United Way of Central NM); facilitated by Linley Daly (President/CEO DalyConsulting & AFP Board, Ethics Chair)
October 24 (4th Wednesday) - Economic Forecast for Fundraising in New Mexico/Jeffrey Mitchell (Director, UNM's Bureau of Business and Research)
November 8 - National Philanthropy Day (no monthly meeting)
December 13 - Elements of a Best Practice Fundraising Program/2018 Fundraiser of the Year - Giuseppe "Joe" Rizza (President, Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation) and his team: Melanie Hitchcock, Diana Hunt and Rick Scott



Seasons luncheonSarah - Rich - Michael
Pam & Suzanne
Funders Forum 2018Melissa & Linley