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Meet the Board

2022 Board of Directors NY Finger Lakes Chapter of AFP

Executive Board:

Marianne Pelletier, President
Sherri Koski, Treasurer
Rachel Grant, Secretary

Board of Directors:

Steph Bailey
Foundation Manager
Cayuga Medical Center Foundation
101 Dates Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850
Email: Sbailey@cayugamed.org
Web: www.cayugamed.org

Heather Barber
Email: heathermarion@gmail.com


Rachel Grant
Development Coordinator

State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.
107 West State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
E-mail: Rachel@stateofithaca.org
Web:www.stateofithaca.org

 
Sherri Koski
Executive Director

Ithaca Community Childcare Center, Inc.
579 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
Business Phone: (607) 257-0200
Email: Director@icthree.org
Web: www.icthree.org

 
Georgia Lesh
Philanthropy and Engagement Director

Boyce Thompson Institute
533 Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14853
Business Phone: (607) 252-6670
Email: Gel56@cornell.edu
Web: btiscience.org
 
Marianne M. Pelletier
Managing Director
Staupell Analytics Group
Email: marianne@staupell.com

Web: www.staupell.com

Amanda Schmitt-Piha
Associate Director for Philanthropy
Paleontological Research Institution
1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Email: schmittpiha@priweb.org
Web: www. priweb.org

Allison (Alli) Sribarra
Director of Development and Communications

Sciencenter
601 1st St, Ithaca, NY 14850
Business Phone: (607) 272-0600, x133
Email: asribarra@sciencenter.org
Web: Sciencenter.org
 

OUR PURPOSE

AFP believes that to guarantee human freedom and social creativity, people must have the right to freely and voluntarily form organizations to meet perceived needs, advocate causes, and seek funds to support these activities.

To guarantee these rights, AFP’s purposes are to:

  • Foster development and growth of fundraising professionals committed to the preserving and enhancing philanthropy.
  • Establish a code of ethics and professional practices.
  • Require member adherence to a professional code of ethical standards and practices.
  • Provide training opportunities for fundraising professionals.
  • Implement programs that ensure cultural and social diversity in our membership and leadership.
  • Collect, research, publish, and disseminate historical, managerial, and technical information on philanthropy and philanthropic fundraising.
  • Promote public understanding of philanthropy and philanthropic fundraising.
  • Conduct activities that maintain and develop legislation favorable to philanthropy.
  • Enlist, organize, and support members to achieve our purposes.
  • Foster international cooperation, knowledge exchange, and education among fundraising professionals worldwide.
  • Use all necessary and proper means to accomplish our purposes.
  • Provide a valid and reliable certification program for fundraising professionals

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