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About Our Chapter

2018 Board of Directors NY Finger Lakes Chapter of AFP

Executive Board
Marrie Neumer, President
Liz Hudson, Immediate Past President
Monika Collins, Vice President
Sherri Koski, Treasurer
Jessie Stone He, Secretary

Board of Directors

Maura Cody
Advancement Associate 
The Corning Museum of Glass
One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830 
Business Phone: 607-438-5129 
Cell Phone: 845-418-8749

Monika Collins
Sr. Director of External Relations
601 1st St, Ithaca, NY 14850
Business Phone: 607-272-0600, ext. 122

Julie Gerg
Development Coordinator
Tompkins Cortland Community College
PO Box 520, 170 North Street, Dryden NY 13053
Business Phone: 844-8222 Ext. 4401
Cell Phone: 423-6125

Liz Hudson
Development Director
Alternatives Impact
Alternatives Federal Credit Union
125 N. Fulton Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Cell Phone: 607-882-0967

Casey Keller
Director of Customer Success
119 S. Cayuga Street, Suite 403
Ithaca, NY 14850
Business Phone: 603-540-9593
Cell Phone: 603-540-9593

Sherri Koski
Executive Director
Ithaca community Childcare Center, Inc.
12 Ascot Pl
Ithaca, NY 14850
Business: 607-257-4670

Amy LeViere
Philanthropic Services Officer
Community Foundation of Tompkins County
200 E. Buffalo Street, Suite 202
Ithaca, NY 14850
Business Phone: 607-272-9333
Cell Phone: 607-592-0700

Stephanie Meyer 
Vice President Institutional Advancement 
Boyce Thompson Institute
533 Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY 14853
Business Phone: 607-288-3554
Cell Phone: 6077931060

Krista Matia
Donor & Community Engagement Manager
Food Bank of the Southern Tier
388 Upper Oakwood Avenue Elmira, NY 14903
Business Phone: 607-796-6061
Cell Phone: 607-228-7343

Marrie Neumer
Assistant Dean, Alumni Affairs & Development
Computing and Information Science, Cornell University
105 Gates Hall, Cornell
Business Phone: 607-255-8059
Cell Phone: 607-342-1536

Emily Parker
Director of Development
Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County
201 East Green Street, Suite 500
Ithaca, NY 14850
Cell Phone: 607-342-4495

Marianne M. Pelletier
Managing Director
Staupell Analytics Group
392 Fish Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850
Business Phone: 607-592-3797
Cell Phone: 607-592-3797

Diana Rumsey
Major Gifts Associate, Individual Giving
Ithaca College
234 Alumni Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850
Business Phone: 607-274-1395

Lauren Schler
Consulting LLC, CFRE, Raiser's Edge bCRE-Pro
Business Phone: 607-294-0055
Cell Phone: 607-592-1450

Jessie Stone He
Chief Development Officer
Roberson Museum and Science Center
30 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905
Cell Phone: 607-423-9398


AFP believes that to guarantee human freedom and social creativity, people must have the right to freely and voluntarily form organizations to meet perceived needs, advocate causes, and seek funds to support these activities.

To guarantee these rights, AFP’s purposes are to:

  • Foster development and growth of fundraising professionals committed to the preserving and enhancing philanthropy.
  • Establish a code of ethics and professional practices.
  • Require member adherence to a professional code of ethical standards and practices.
  • Provide training opportunities for fundraising professionals.
  • Implement programs that ensure cultural and social diversity in our membership and leadership.
  • Collect, research, publish, and disseminate historical, managerial, and technical information on philanthropy and philanthropic fundraising.
  • Promote public understanding of philanthropy and philanthropic fundraising.
  • Conduct activities that maintain and develop legislation favorable to philanthropy.
  • Enlist, organize, and support members to achieve our purposes.
  • Foster international cooperation, knowledge exchange, and education among fundraising professionals worldwide.
  • Use all necessary and proper means to accomplish our purposes.
  • Provide a valid and reliable certification program for fundraising professionals.