AFP Charlotte Chapter

Nominating Slate - 2014 Board of Directors

The Nominating Committee of the Charlotte AFP Board of Directors is pleased to present the following slate of officers and directors for 2014. Members of AFP Charlotte are invited to attend the September 18, 2013 meeting to vote on the chapter leadership for next year.

President Shannon Hinson
President-Elect Michelle Hamilton, CFRE
Treasurer Katherine Lambert, CFRE
Secretary Deepa Naik
Past President Patton McDowell, CFRE
VP, Programs Jamie Hayes, CFRE
VP, Membership Ben Mohler, CFRE
VP, Outreach Donna Canzano
Alicia Morris
Armen Boyajian, CFRE
Bart Landess
Basil Lyberg
Caitlin Donley
Jenna Westbrook
Jennifer Player
Josh Jacobson, CFRE
Julie Conigliaro
Marjorie Bray
Patrick Lynch
Rachel Smith
Randall Hitt, CFRE
Rex Otey
Stephanie Stenglein, CFRE
Trish Hobson
If you have any questions, please contact Katie Benston, chair of the nominating committee.


Advertise to support National Philanthropy Day -  Early Bird tickets on sale now!

As AFP Charlotte prepares for the 22nd Annual AFP Charlotte National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon at The Westin Charlotte on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, we encourage you to become a Friend of NPD and purchase space in our program book which will be distributed to over 500 attendees. This is a unique advertising opportunity to support the winners, promote your business or advertise your non-profit group.
Philanthropy and impact are at the core of our mission, and we excited to partner with businesses, non-profit agencies, arts organizations, schools and universities in our community who share these values. Ad slots are going quickly, so click here to reserve your spot today!
We hope you will also consider joining us in the celebration of philanthropy!  It's not too early to purchase your table and tickets to the awards luncheon. Receive a 20% Early Bird discount for the Table Sponsorship if purchased before October 11. Click here to purchase your tickets today!
For any National Philanthropy Day questions, please contact event chair, Donna Canzano.

Mentoring Program Deadline Approaches

Deadline for 2013-2014 Mentoring Program is September 13

The deadline for applying to be a part of the 2013-2014 mentoring program is fast approaching! A free member benefit for AFP Charlotte Chapter members, this eight month program begins in October and ends in May. Mentees are paired with mentors to provide one-on-one professional development. Topics can include skill development, understanding our region and career development, to name just a few.

Individuals interested in participating as mentees or mentors are encouraged to go to the AFP Charlotte website and fill out the application linked at the bottom of the page. The cut off is 5pm on September 13 sharp!

Please send any questions to Josh Jacobson, Mentoring Committee Chair.

The State of Philanthropy in Charlotte and AFP Charlotte Annual Meeting

Event Date: 09/18/2013
Location: CPCC Harris Conference Center
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM   Register

What is the state of Philanthropy in Charlotte Today?

Join us for discussion of the critical issues in philanthropy in our community. AFP Charlotte past presidents and current board members will lead small group discussions on the most pressing issues in our field.

What are the key issues in Philanthropy in Charlotte? Surviving changes in leadership? Engaging younger donors? Shifts in giving priorities of corporate and foundation donors?

Each registrant will be asked to submit topics for consideration and discussion.

This is the perfect opportunity to bring your development chair or committee members to engage with others in the non-profit community on the key issues facing our industry and our community.

AFP Charlotte Annual Meeting & Election of Officers

The September program is also AFP Charlotte's Annual Meeting. Members will be asked to vote on the chapter's slate of board members & officers for 2014. Don't miss this informative and important program!

Cost: AFP Members $25; Guests $35 until Friday 9/13 Noon when pricing increases!

AFP Chamberlain Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Deadline for Application: October 1, 2013

AFP Charlotte is again proud to announce the Chamberlain Scholarship program for the 2014 AFP International Conference.  AFP Charlotte will offer the recipient one Chamberlain Scholarship, which covers the recipient's conference registration fee to the AFP International Conference on Philanthropy to be held March 23-25, 2014 in San Antonio, TX. The scholarship is available to individuals who have never attended an AFP International Conference.  For more information

New Membership Discount

In honor of National Philanthropy Day®  AFP International will be offering a $50.00 discount to new members joining in the Professional or Associate Member categories by November 30, 2013!

Fill out the membership invitation as usual, but deduct $50.00 from the total and include this coupon with your payment.*  Complete your application and send it in via mail or fax by November 30, 2013

*Coupon must be included with payment. One coupon per new member. Coupon can also be redeemed online ( by using discount code 2013NPD.

Questions, call the AFP Membership Department at (800)666-3863. AFP, 4300 Wilson Blvd. Ste. 300, Arlington, VA 22203 /Fax: 703-684-1950


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