Get Involved - Join a Chapter Committee!

Join one of the fun and dynamic committees that powers our chapter. 

Getting involved on a committee is a great way to sharpen your skills and forge lifelong connections, plus it's a great way to build your resume and give back to your chapter. 

Membership Committee: Have fun promoting the Chapter and our members. Socialize and strategize while meeting new people, and recruiting new members. Contact: Emily Hamsher Kindred, CFRE, Chair

Sponsorship Committee: Our supporting organizations are the lifeblood of our chapter, allowing us to offer outstanding educational and networking opportunities throughout the year. Help grow our sponsorships and recognize our amazing partners. Contact: Natalia Ramirez, Chair

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee:   The AFP Maryland Chapter is dedicated to promoting inclusivity across our membership. This committee will work with the chapter to develop programs to serve the diverse community of fundraisers. Contact: Orlisha Fox, Chair

Communications Committee: Have a flair for the creative? Skilled in writing for websites or social media? Join this group of individuals to provide marketing and communications resources for the chapter. Contact: Andrea Martin, Chair

Program Committee: Take charge of your professional advancement and be part of the team that maps the educational opportunities offered each year. Help select topics and speakers for chapter programs. Contact: Nancy Fenton, Elizabeth Schuman, or Bre Weathers, Co-Chairs

Mentor Committee: Work one-on-one with an emerging fundraiser to nurture their growth in the profession by becoming a Mentor. Contact: [email protected]

National Philanthropy Day Committee: Give back to donors who make so much possible for so many in Maryland and help plan our annual celebration of their generosity. Our largest event of the year is held annually in November. Contact: Tara Turner or Elise Krikau, Co-Chairs.

Fundraising Day in Maryland Committee: Do you have a passion for to-do lists, details and organizing? Help plan and execute the most visible event on the Chapter’s calendar for training and networking. An exciting day for hundreds of Maryland fundraisers. Contact: Elise KrikauChair

CFRE Certification: Help your fellow fundraisers earn their CFRE certification by leading a study group. Contact: Emily Hamsher Kindred, CFRE, Chair