Emily Mendez-Bryant, CAP, Tacoma Community College Foundation -
Lee Warnecke, Southern Poverty Law Center -
President-Elect, Programs Chair
Mary Brickle, CFRE, Washington State University -
Mary is an ardent supporter of the Tacoma nonprofit community, working and volunteering with a variety of organizations since moving to the region eight years ago. The connections and mentors she has met through AFP South Sound have been career game-changers and wonderful friends. "I definitely recommend getting involved with the chapter, whether you're new to the field or region, or just want to get to know your fellow fundraisers better!"
Jennie Griek, CAP®, CFRE, Pacific Lutheran University -
Secretary, Membership Co-Chair
Jennie has had the honor and privilege to work for Greentrike in a fundraising capacity since 2008, and credits much of her learning to the resources and network of development professionals AFPSS shares. "I joined AFPSS as a new Development Director in 2015 because of the stellar professional development AFPSS provides. I am happy to volunteer and grateful to learn alongside a community of development professionals."
Laura Rose, CAP®, CFRE, Charles Wright Academy -
Laura discovered her passion for nonprofit work in 2002 and has worked in fundraising ever since. "I have learned so much personally and professionally from colleagues who have become friends. I am honored to serve AFPSS and be a member. I am excited by our chapter's goals for the future, and hope many more will join us!"
Jill Rose, CFRE, Amara, -
“AFP South Sound provides great networking and training opportunities for both new and seasoned fundraising professionals, so we can enhance our work and impact. I’m inspired by those doing this work, and enjoy working alongside other committed, passionate people who are taking action to elevate philanthropy and strengthen our community."
Laura Badeaux, Walk to End Alzheimer's for South Sound & Lower Columbia - Marketing/Communications Co-Chair
Sabina Ibragimova Bartlett, Southeast Climate & Energy Network - Marketing/Communications Co-Chair
Jesse Bohlin, YWCA Pierce County
Robin Callahan, The Callahan Collaborative
Missy Zenczak Candler, Greentrike
Emma Conway, MultiCare
Jennifer Li Dotson, FundRaise Up
Mike Goodell, United Way of Pierce County
Steve Saalfeld, CAP®, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Ruth Tollefson, CFRE, Amara
Teddy Wingo, ECOSS, - Membership Co-Chair