An Invitation to the October 2016 Workshop & Luncheon
Online Registration Closes on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Noon.
You must register online by this time for a discount.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
10:30-11:30 a.m., Advancing Fundraising Fundamentals Seminar
11:30 - Noon, Networking
Noon - 1:30 p.m., Luncheon & Presentation
$49 for Members
$39.00 if registered by Friday, October 21, 2016 at Noon
$59 for Non-Members
$49.00 if registered by Friday, October 21, 2016 at Noon
Location: William Lyon Homes Center for Scouting, 1211 East Dyer Road, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Announcement of the Outstanding Professional Fundraiser for 2016
Sally Lawrence, CFRE, 2015 winner of the Outstanding Professional Fundraiser Award will make the announcement.
A Panel of Past Recipients
of the Outstanding Professional Fundraiser Award
Chris Baiocchi, CFRE, will moderate the panel. You may wonder about the career path that brought past recipients of the award to the “outstanding” achievement level. How did they get their start in fundraising? Most of us who have been in fund raising a long time did not have college classes or majors or get degrees in fundraising when we were young. Most of us entered the professional of fund development through a side door, somehow. We will ask our panelist how they got into the business. Was it their first career choice? What appealed to them about the profession? What was their first job? What year? What “transferable skills” really helped them to be successful? a background in marketing, sales? a background in accounting? How did they get “continuing education” about fundraising? Was AFP helpful? How was AFP helpful? What is the best advice these panel members can give to people new to the profession? This will be an exciting and informative presentation with the “back story” on how to be successful in our chosen profession.
Panel Members. Past Award Winners
Sally Lawrence, CFRE – 2015
John Wagner, CFRE – 2014
Carol Geisbauer, 2013
Cathy Michaels, CFRE – 2013
Gary Good, CFRE - 2012
Viki Barie, CFRE – 2011
Heather McKenzie-Densmore, CFRE - 2010
Chris Baiocchi, CFRE, is Vice President of Fund Development at Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. He is responsible for fundraising and marketing programs, including individual giving, corporate giving, major gifts, donor stewardship, and cultivation. Chris has an extensive range of professional experience serving as Development Officer for the Irvine-Orange County Great Park, Annual Fund Manager for MIND Research Institute, Associate Director of Annual Giving – Chapman University, Development Manager for Annual Giving – St. Joseph Hospital, Corporate Communications Manager – St. Joseph Health System, and Health Reporter for the Orange County Business Journal. Chris is a graduate of Chapman University.
Are You Ready to be a CFRE?
Expanding Your Involvement in the Activities
of AFP Orange County Chapter Through Committee Work
Are You Ready to be a CFRE?
CFRE stands for Certified Fund Raising Executive. The CFRE Credential provides you with a certification that recognizes you have met the standards of core knowledge of experienced fund raising professionals. To gain your CFRE Credential, you must have five years of experience, and meet the standards of both an application and a written examination. There are review courses offered to help you prepare for the examination. Five years seems like a long time, but it goes quicker than you think. Whenever you attend an AFP education session, you are earning credit toward your CFRE Certification. Our presenters today will describe the process to you and get you started on the path to recognition by your fund raising peers.
Expanding Your Involvement in the Activities of AFP Orange County Chapter Through Committee Work
We want to promote Committee Membership as a way of gaining greater benefit from your AFP Membership. Depending upon your interests and skills, review the list of Committees listed below and select one or more for consideration. Your long-term success in your chosen profession, fund raising, depends a lot on having relationships with other fund development professionals. Serving on a Committee is a good way to build these relationships, grow your skills in planning and committee-work, and networking with others. Later on in your career, you will find yourself saying: “I have a problem. I know ______, we sat on a committee together, I think I will call and ask her for her advice”. This is the way things happen in our profession, sharing and growing together. Here is a list of Committees. We will set up tables with a Committee member at each table for you to talk with.
Be the Cause – Drew Woodward
Diversity Committee – Ray Bell
Education/Program Committee – Sally Lawrence
Communications/Public Relations/Marketing Committee – Ericka Steinbrick
Membership Committee- Bill Ennis
Mentoring Committee – Darla Olson
National Philanthropy Day – Catherine Spear
Chamberlain Scholarship Committee – Kristine Peters, Lisa Wilterink
Youth in Philanthropy – Jana Cupp
Sally Lawrence, CFRE, began her professional fundraising career 16 years ago with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation where she helped to raise more than $4.7 million through walks, galas and golf tournaments. Since then, she has worked as the Director of Development for the Orange County Council – Boy Scouts of America; Executive Director for the Orange County Division of the March of Dimes; Executive Director for the Orange County Branch of the Arthritis Foundation; Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving for the Girl Scouts of Orange County; and Charity Event Guide for the Orange County Business Journal. In February 2001, Sally returned to Boy Scouts as a member of the Development Team and Development Director. Sally holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Oriental Studies from the University of Arizona, a Certificate in Nonprofit Program Administration for California State University, Long Beach, and a Certificate from the Nonprofit Management Institute at Stanford University. She obtained her CFRE in 2011 and was named Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of the Orange County Chapter in 2015.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:30 AM - 1:30 PMPacific Time
The William Lyon Homes Center for Scouting1211 East Dyer RoadSanta Ana, California 92705
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