AFP Minnesota Committees

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Review the committee descriptions to find a committee that matches your interests or skills. Contact the VP for that committee if you have any questions. Then save the signup form to your computer, complete it electronically, and email it to info@afpminnesota.org or fax it to 763-235-6461.

Communications and Marketing Committee

Help connect AFP members and other audiences to our programs, resources and events through print materials, e-communications and social media. Your skills in writing, editing, content development, planning, project management (and even Facebook!) can help us build awareness, participation and membership for chapter and international initiatives. This committee works in tandem with both the Education and Membership Committees, and supports the work of AFP International’s Public Affairs Department.

Contact:
Michelle Edgerton
medgerton@thefamilypartnership.org
Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The diversity & Inclusion committee is responsible for working with all the AFP-MN chapter committees to successfully integrate a culture of diversity & inclusion into every aspect of the AFP-MN chapter. The chapter seeks to achieve a broad representation of experiences, perspectives, & cultures to ensure that the best possible thinking, ideas, opportunities, and solutions are considered. We strive to intentionally create a respectful & welcoming environment that is open to all, & appreciate the unique contributions of every member of our community.

Contact:
Dan Lepow
danlepow@yahoo.com
Education Committee

The Education Committee plans and executes monthly chapter programs, as well as special sessions throughout the year. The committee works with the Membership and Communications Committees to publicize programs and evaluate member satisfaction with program offerings.

Contact:
Dan Sassenberg
dansassenberg@gmail.com
Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is responsible for review of all financial records and makes recommendations to the board on issues of finance. Likewise, this group oversees the work of AFP’s administrative services provider.

Contact:
Brie Geurink
bgeurink@opportunities.org
Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for preparing and executing a membership recruitment and retention plan. The committee provides orientation for new members, administrates chapter scholarships and works to promote membership diversity. This committee works closely with the Education and Communication Committees.
The Youth In Philanthropy Committee is a sub-committee, providing leadership and direction for the involvement of youth in philanthropy. Their focus is to plan and promote opportunities for youth to learn about and become involved in philanthropic endeavors. This committee works with the Philanthropy Day Committee to secure nominations in the youth category for the Philanthropy Day awards.

Contact:
Becky Machamer becky.machamer@girlscoutsrv.org
Philanthropy Day Committee

The Philanthropy Day Committee is responsible for planning and executing the annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day in Minnesota, including all aspects from the awards luncheon to the program offerings.

Contact:
Deanna Kramer, dkramer@animalhumanesociety.org
Resource Development Committee

Resource development committee members are responsible for helping to cultivate, solicit and steward individuals, corporations and nonprofits interested in supporting the ongoing work and strategic goals of AFP Minnesota.

Contact:
Hayley Mueller, hayleymueller@cristoreytc.org

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