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AFP Staff List and Contact Information

August 21, 2014

The staff of AFP is always ready to help you with your requests. Find the right staff person you need and ask away. Don't know whom to speak with? No problem! We will direct you to the right contact.

For a specific staff member, please refer to our latest Staff Directory PDF below.

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Department Quick Contact Information

Media Contacts:
Michael Nilsen,
Vice President, Public Policy
(425) 241-4675 |

Fundraising Resource Center:
Tel.: (800) 688-3463 or (703) 684-0410 Fax: (703) 684-0540 |


Membership - Canada:

Chapter Services:


Foundation - Canada:

AFP Staff by Department (August 2014)

Andrew Watt, FInsT – President & CEO (x451)
Rebecca A. KnightDirector, Board Governance Relations & Ethics Management, Board Member Relations, Officer Chapter Visits, Ethics Inquiries, Board Governance Meetings (x444)

Jason Lee, JD – General Counsel, Government relations, public policy, federal and state regulations, Board Policies, Ethics Inquiries and Complaints, PAC, nonprofit law and general legal inquiries (x484)

Terry Rauh - Chief Operating Officer (x478)
Celessa FletcherController, Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis, Benefits Administration, Audit Management (x475)
Anita King – Assistant Controller, Assist in financial reporting and financial analysis and Audit support (x442)
LaKeisha WashingtonJunior Accountant/HR Administrator, payroll processing, accounts receivables, Benefits coordination (x479)

Prabhash Shrestha, CAE – Chief Information Officer, Technology Planning and Strategic Dev (x468)
Richard LargeSystems Administrator, IT Helpdesk and system administration (x462)
Addis Mekuria – Web Applications and Database Development, Web, reports, database development (x467)

250 King Street East, Suite 412, Toronto, ON M5A 4L5
Cynthia QuigleyDirector, Canadian Services, AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada, Canadian Council, Canadian Government Relations Committee, Chapter Leadership Forum (416-941-9212)
Taylor Murdoch - Senior Development Associate, AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada, annual fund campaign, scholarships and French language inquiries (416-941-9144)
Kaelen Howard – Membership Representative, AFP Canada – Canadian membership inquiries (416 941-9212 x 225)

Roselena Sandoval Zuria – Director, Mexico and Caribbean Services, Support of the Latin American members and chapters, Hemispheric Congress on Fundraising ((52) 376 766 3239)

Jeff Rupp – Vice President – Center for Fundraising Innovation, Programs & Meetings (x487)
Lynn Smith, CMP – Vice President, Meetings and International Conference (x477)
Susie Patch – Manager Expositions & Sponsorship, Exhibitor Sales & Service and Sponsorships (off-site: (513) 248-1633)
Rhonda Starr – Vice President – Education and Training, Hemispheric Congress, Learning Center, Webinar Series, AFP Wiley Publishing Program, Knowledge Expert, International Programming, Chapter liaison, Technology Conference, Book Signings, NorthPark Program, Boston College Event, Business Development (x471)
Chris GriffinCustomer Service Representative, daily administration of department, committees, scheduling of AFP Learning Center use, Online courses, Resource Center Support, webinar support, salary survey (x494)
Cathy Williams, Ph.D., CAE - Contractor – ACFRE Board, FEP, Research Programs (offsite: 703/794-2178)

Reed StockmanInternet and Program Associate, Develop topical blogs and maintain content, Research and respond to fundraising questions, Reports & Statistics, Maintenance of Resource Library, Resource Center and Chapter Resources, Primary contact Resource Center email Queries (x459)

Lori Gusdorf, CAE – Vice President, Membership & Chapter Services, Membership and Chapter Inquiries, International Programs, Diversity Programs (x449)
Joseph Roadarmel – Manager – Membership Services, General Inquiries (x489)
Jennifer Watkins – Membership Representative, Member Services, Database Maintenance, Recruitment and Mailings, Membership Renewals (x400)
Sawanna Foster – Membership Representative, Database Maintenance, Prospect Mailings, Member Services (x401)
Tiffany Oglesby - Membership Records Management Representative, Membership Payment Processing, Overpayments and Refund Requests, Reconciliation of Financial Information with the Accounting Department (x492)
Larry Hostetler – Director, Chapter Services, Contact for US Chapters, Chapter visits, Chapter resources, Chapter membership recruitment and retention assistance offsite: (916-544-2024)
Val Lay – Director, Chapter Services, Contact for US Chapters, Chapter visits, Chapter resources, Chapter membership recruitment and retention assistance offsite: (614-266-9918)
Taryn Gold – Director, Chapter Administration, Chapter Accord, Chapter Resources, Taxes, Leadership Workshops, Scholarships, Chapter Visits (x452)
Heba Mahmoud – Chapter Services Specialist, DC Chapter Administrator, Chapter Communications, Accord & Websites, Chapter Leadership Database, Chapter Accord (x486)
Leslie Gilding – Cash Receipts, Accounting Assistant, Membership Payments Processing (x490)
Pat Bjorhovde – MAPD - Contractor, Next Generation, Collegiate Chapter Support and Youth in Philanthropy Committees offsite: (520-299-4315)

NaTanya LottExecutive Assistant, National Philanthropy Day, AFP Award Programs, External Relations, Advancing Philanthropy Magazine requests, (x461)
Michael NilsenVice President, Public Policy, Media and Communications to enhance AFP's Public Policy programs, Lobbying and Government Relations (offsite: 425-241-4675)

Jackie Boice
Publisher and Editor in Chief, Advancing Philanthropy, The Steward, Freelance Writing Submissions, Press Releases, AP Article Questions (offsite: 540-226-4713)
Nicholas RicciNew Media Strategist/Webmaster, AFP Website Maintenance, Web-based Communications, and Chapter Website Program (x474)
Giuseppe Carabelli – Creative Director, Design and layout of visual marketing, promotional materials and design of AFP website (x482)

Todd McLaughlin
Director, Marketing, General Marketing Calls, Advancing Philanthropy Advertising, Secondary Contact Advertising Sales (x450)
Demond McWilliamsMarketing Manager, Manages AFP Career Center, social media (LinkedIn), membership marketing, eWire ads, logo merchandise, video production, advertising in external publications, marketing automation and/or any other general marketing questions (x473)

Martha KirklandExecutive Vice President (x480)
Diane LaVigna, CFRE – Director of Annual Giving, management of Be the Cause Campaign (including calling program and direct mail program) and Chapter Impact Campaign (x446)
Melissa GusdorfDevelopment Associate, chapter relations, fundraising resources and stewardship (x470)
Suzan Weihofen – Cash Receipts Assistant, gift processing and acknowledgement and general donor inquiries (x448)



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