Laura Rice
President, Executive Committee
Senior Director of Sustaining Philanthropy
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

AFP Involvement
National Philanthropy Day Planning Committee and AFP Membership over multiple years
VP, Community Relations

Other Community Engagement and Boards
Founding Member, Rady Children Hospital Young Professionals Auxiliary

Speaker, Fundraising Academy

Rebecca Gennaro
Secretary, Executive Committee
VP, Senior Philanthropic Specialist
Wells Fargo Private Bank

Marcail MacEwan
Treasurer, Finance Committee, Executive Committee
Director of Development
UC San Diego

Kea Spurrier
President-Elect, Executive Committee

Chief Philanthropy Officer
Jewish Family Services

AFP Involvement
2019 - VP, Education
2020 - Mentorship Chair

BZheadshot.pngBrian Zumbano
Past President, Executive Committee

VP, Development & Stewardship
The San Diego Foundation

AFP Involvement
Member, Board of Directors, AFP San Diego, 2017-present

Chair the Senior Network of Advancement Professionals Committee, 2017
VP Education, 2018
President-Elect, 2019
President, 2020

Other Community Engagement and Boards 
Member, Board of Directors, New Destiny Housing Corporation, 2009-2013

Fulfilled board responsibilities for non-profit organization that provides housing and services to low-income domestic violence survivors in New York City

As Chair of the Board’s Development Committee, helped create and manage the organization’s individual giving program

Adrianna O'Donnell, MBA, CFRE
VP, Education, Executive Committee

Director of Philanthropy
San Ysidro Health

AFP Involvement
AFP Aloha Chapter Member since 2006

Other Community Engagement and Boards
Community Advisory Committee, San Diego Blood Bank

Love Your Heart Steering Committee, Live Well San Diego

South County Economic Development Council

MANA de San Diego

HeadshotSB.jpgSarah Booher
VP, Membership
Associate Director of Philanthropy
Rady Children's Hospital Foundation

AFP Involvement
Young Professionals Chair - 2019 & 2020
Young Professionals Planning Committee Member - 2018

Other Community Engagements
Partner of Social Venture Partners San Diego  
Board Member, Secretary, for Science Delivered

SScapicchio_Headshot__2_.jpgSarafina Scapicchio
VP, Inclusion

AFP Involvement
Inclusion Co-Chair, 2020

Other Community Engagement and Boards
Membership Co-Chair, Women Give San Diego
Event Committee, San Diego Trans Day of Empowerment
Scholarship Committee Chair, Tracie Jada O’Brien Trans Youth Scholarship Fund

Professional Affiliation
Director of Philanthropy, San Diego LGBT Pride

TFranklin.jpgTamika Franklin
VP, Community Relations, Executive Committee
Development Director
UC Berkeley

AFP Involvement
Communications VP, Jan 2020 - Present
Executive Committee, Jan 2020 - Present
Communications Committee, Jan 2020 - Present
Inclusion Co-Chair, Jan 2019–Dec 2019
Inclusion Committee, 2018–Present

AFP San Diego member since 2017

Other Community Engagement and Boards
Member, Board of Trustees, Lawrence University, 2016-2019
Member, Campaign Steering Committee, Lawrence University 2016 - Present
Member, Fundraising Committee, Reality Changers, 2018-Present
Chapter Advisor, Kappa Alpha Theta, 2007-2019

Professional Affiliation
Director of Development-The Preuss School UC San Diego, UC San Diego
Oliver_W.jpgOliver Welty

VP, Resource Development, Executive Committee
President & Founder of The Welty Group, LLC -
A Philanthropy Focused Consulting Firm

AFP Involvement
AFP member for 30 years
CFRE accredited for 23 years

Former Volunteer Roles:
San Diego Chapter-
Board President
VP for Resource Development
VP for Education
Finance Committee Member
Resource Development Committee Member
Membership Committee Member
Mentorship Program Chair
NPD Planning Committee Member
NPD Honorary Committee Member
Silicon Valley Chapter-
VP for Education
Mentorship Program Chair
David_Lang_photo__1_.jpgDavid Lang
Director at Large, Executive Committee
Partner, DAL Group

AFP Involvement
 I joined the Chicago chapter of the National Society of Fundraising Professionals (NSFRE), precursor to AFP, in 1990 when I served as vice president for development for the Sigma Chi Fraternity Foundation in Evanston, Illinois. I have continued by affiliation with AFP, off and on during the past three decades.

Other Community Engagement and Boards
From 2001-2011, I was Executive Director of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, the collaborative body and collective voice for 26 cultural institutions in San Diego’s historic Balboa Park.

Professional Affiliation
Past president of the San Diego Uptown Rotary Club, AFP San Diego Board of Directors, membership committee of the Corporate Directors Forum, member of the USA Triathlon Foundation Board of Trustees, and Scouting Alumni & Friends Association National Committee.

Cynthia Rice
Director at Large, Executive Committee

Nancy Rohland
Director at Large, Executive Committee
Senior Vice President, External Relations
National University
Nunez_Justin_2017.jpgJustin Nunez
Director at Large, Executive Committee

Brooke Truesdale, CFRE
Director at Large, Executive Committee
Director of Development
Reef Check Foundation


Rosa Maria Hernandez
Education Co-Chair

Director of Development and Member Services
MANA de San Diego

Pearl Hoeglund
Education Co-Chair
Senior Program Manager
Fundraising Academy

Steve Morris, CFRE
Group Webinar Chair
Executive Director
Surfing Culture and Heritage Center

Stacy Sakamoto
Inclusion Chair

Assistant Director of Development
ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Mary_Rose_McDermott_Low_Res_V2__2_.jpgMary Rose McDermott
Membership C
Director of Philanthropy
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego

AFP Involvement
I joined the Western New York Chapter of AFP over ten years ago where I served on the Board of Directors and was Chair of National Philanthropy Day. Upon moving to San Diego, I am excited to also contribute on the Board of the San Diego Chapter as Membership Co-Chair.

Professional Affiliation
Director of Philanthropy for Rady Children's Hospital San Diego

Other Community Engagement and Boards
LEAD San Diego IMPACT Graduate, 2020

Carlos_M.jpgCarlos Medina, CFRE
Membership Co-Chair

Learning Services Manager
Catalyst San Diego
AFP Involvement
Membership Chair, 2019 - Present; Mentorship Chair, 2017-2018; Group Webinar Conference Chair, 2016; Murray Galinson Fellow, 2014-2016.

Other Community Engagement and Boards
(Volunteerism) special events, Mama's Kitchen; yoga instructor, Father Joe's Villages.
Lisa_R.jpgLisa Ritchie, MA, CFRE
Mentorship Chair
Lisa Ritchie Enterprises

AFP Involvement
Officer, Board of Directors and Executive Committee
President, 2018 Vice President, Community Relations; Vice President Resource Development

Moderator, Impacts of Tax Reform on Charitable Giving, Ethics in Fundraising, Why Give Locally in a Global Economy: An Interview with the Outstanding Philanthropist
Editor, AFP San Diego Chapter Newsletter
AFP Presenter, Women in Philanthropy and Development Panel; Strategic Philanthropy and Metrics; Ethics Roundtable; Supporting the Causes You Care About, at Qualcomm; and 21st Century Fundraising at University of San Diego State of Nonprofits and Philanthropy Summit
AFP Mentor, Colette Murray Fellowship Program

Other Community Engagement and Boards 

Member, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego (22 sites) - Marketing & Communications Advisory Board
Past Member:
Hope Village Chesed Home Board of Directors
San Dieguito Academy Foundation Board of Directors
Jewish Community Foundation Grants Committee
KPBS Advisory Board 

Professional Affiliation
Principal, Lisa Ritchie Enterprises
Your advisor for improving the function and impact of nonprofits by delivering trusted counsel in management, planning, and fundraising.

Sana Moezzi
PR/Communications Chair
Campaign Development Manager
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
AFP Involvement

2018 National Phianthropy Day Outstanding Student Volunteer Honoree
2019 - 2020 NPD Honorary Committee

Cody Grigsby
National Philanthropy Day PR/Communications Chair

Vice President
Netzel Grigsby Associates

Bonnie Broberg, CFRE
Scholarships Chair

Director of Development
Nashville Rescue Mission
AFP Involvement
Member since 2009
National Philanthropy Day Planning Committee Member, 2014 and 2016
CFRE Scholarship Recipient, 2019

Other Community Engagement and Boards
LEAD San Diego IMPACT Graduate, 2017

Lori Torio, CFRE
Director, Community Engagement and Development
Living Coast Discovery Center

AFP Involvement
- Senior Network of Advancement Professionals Committee Member, 2018-2020
- National Philanthropy Day Planning Committee Member, 2019

Other Community Engagement and Boards 
- Board member, Las Primeras, 2020-21
- Volunteer, UCSD Christini Fund
Stephanie_Venti_Headshot.jpgStephanie Venti
Stewardship Chair

Director of Development, Division of Social Sciences
University of California San Diego

AFP Involvement
Chair, Stewardship Committee
Stewardship Committee Member 2019

Other Community Engagement and Boards
Alternate Member, Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women at UC SanDiego 2019 - present
YMCA San Diego County volunteer 2018 – present
UC San Diego International House Board Member 2016 – 2019

Professional Affiliation
Director of Development – Division of Social Sciences, UC San Diego

Miguel Lopez
Young Professionals Chair

Development Manager
The San Diego Foundation

AFP Involvement
Young Professionals Chair, 2021 – Present

Other Community Engagement and Boards
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, San Diego Steering Committee Member, August 2020 to Present; Young Professionals Council, The San Diego LGBT Center, Membership Chair, July 2019 to July 2020

Professional Affiliation
Prospect Research Analyst, The San Diego Foundation. I launched the organization's prospect research unit. In this role, I generate and continuously develop a pipeline of prospective clients for The San Diego Foundation with a focus on principal level gifts. I continuously analyze data to inform donor strategy, marketing campaigns and prospect outreach.

Chapter Manager:

Katie Gomez

For questions, please contact Katie Gomez, Chapter Manager at 760.518.0776.