Board of Directors

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Dan Sassenberg

DAN SASSENBERG, CFRE

PRESIDENT

Luther Seminary

Michelle Edgerton

MICHELLE EDGERTON

PRESIDENT ELECT AND TREASURER

The Edgerton Group LLC

Brie Geurink

BRIE GEURINK, CFRE

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Minnesota Children's Museum

Cecilia Caspram

CECELIA CASPRAM, CFRE

INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY & ACCESS VP
Mission Growth Partners

Clayton Jelinek

CLAYTON JELINEK

NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY VP
University of Minnesota

Deanna Kramer

DEANNA KRAMER, CFRE

PUBLIC POLICY VP
Animal Humane Society

Helen Kyle

HELEN KYLE

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT VP

Ecumen

Frank Mumford

FRANK MUMFORD, CFRE

DIRECTORSHIP COMMITTEE CHAIR
Greater Twin Cities United Way

Laura Vitelli

LAURA VITELLI

EDUCATION VP
Beacon Interfaith Housing

Paul Vliem

PAUL VLIEM

MEMBERSHIP VP
Beacon Interfaith Housing

Jules Wilkins

JULES WILKINS, CFRE

COMMUNICATIONS VP
Montessori Center of Minnesota / JulesWrites.com

Amy Ault Marret

AMY AULT MARRET

Schubert Club

Virginia Brown

VIRGINIA BROWN

Aeon

Debra deNoyelles

DEBRA DENOYELLES

PCYC/Capri Theater

Jennifer Dieter

JENNIFER DIETER

Achieve Services, Inc.

Annelys Farrell

ANNELYS FARRELL

University of Minnesota Foundation

Sangeetha Gummadi

SANGEETHA GUMMADI

The Salvation Army

Rebecca Haddad

REBECCA HADDAD

Science Museum of Minnesota

Takara Henegar

TAKARA HENEGAR

Wilder

Sarah Henely

SARAH HENELY

YWCA Minneapolis

Aileen Kasper

AILEEN SANCHEZ

Lutheran Social Services

Devan Luth Heinsen

DEVAN LUTH HEINSEN

CCS Fundraising
Becky Machamer

BECKY MACHAMER, CFRE

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities
Hayley Mueller

HAYLEY MUELLER

Catholic Charities

Amy Nelson

AMY NELSON

Science Museum of Minnesota

Kelsey Polcher

KELSEY POLCHER

Animal Humane Society

Amy Polski-Larson

AMY POLSKI-LARSON

University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Simone Spears

SIMONE SPEARS

UMN Carlson School of Management

Kent Stanley

KENT STANLEY

Minnesota State University Mankato

Dinah Swain

DINAH SWAIN

Teach For America-Twin Cities

Tammy Tesky Ausen

TAMMY TESKY AUSEN

YWCA St. Paul

Tim Torgerson

TIM TORGERSON

Hansen Henley Yoder & Lamb

Natalie Walters

NATALIE WALTERS

Greater Twin Cities United Way

Tricia Wright

TRICIA WRIGHT

Tricia Wright Consulting LLC

Interested in Joining the Board of Directors?

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Applications/Nominations period has closed

If you have questions about the nomination process, please contact:

Frank Mumford, CFRE
Directorship Committee Chair
frankwmumford@gmail.com

This is the time of year when we reach out to chapter members to nominate candidates. The Committee on Directorship relies heavily on our colleagues to identify experienced and committed candidates who are uniquely qualified to govern and lead the Minnesota Chapter. The Chapter’s future success depends on the engagement of the finest leaders in our profession.

Prior to making a nomination, please carefully review the Board Member Job Description. You may self-nominate or nominate a colleague. If you are nominating a colleague, please contact the nominee in advance of submitting the nomination to determine their willingness to serve.

Thank you in advance for taking an active role in this year’s AFP MN Board of Director’s nomination process!