, Principal at The Philanthropy Collective - President, South Sound Philanthropy Summit Co-Chair
Emily has served the Puget Sound nonprofit community for the past 20 years. "AFP South Sound is my go-to for superior development education.Along with the growth and learning comes the camaraderie of many caring professionals-- we are truly a collaborative and supportive community. It is my privilege to serve on the board and lead the South Sound Philanthropy Summit committee efforts."
Al Hove, J.D.,
Principal Counsel & CEO, PHOENIX RISEN Consulting - Immediate Past President
"Over the past 30 years I have been fortunate to serve many nonprofits, in either a staff or consulting capacity. When asked to serve as an officer on the AFPSS board, I saw it as a terrific opportunity to ‘give back’ during a time of transition and great challenge for our profession. Our work includes the need to strengthen the skills and build the pipeline of the next generation of development professionals; and, AFPSS is at the forefront of these efforts."
CFRE, Charles Wright Academy -President Elect, Programs Co-Chair
Laura discovered her passion for nonprofit work in 2002 and has worked in fundraising ever since. "I have learned so much personally and professionally from colleagues who have become friends. I am honored to serve AFPSS and be a member. I am excited by our chapter's goals for the future, and hope many more will join us!"
Tacoma Art Museum - Treasurer
Mary has enjoyed working in the Tacoma community nonprofit scene for eight years now, including most recently nearly 5 years at Tacoma Art Museum. The connections and mentors she has met through AFP South Sound have been career game-changers and wonderful friends. "I definitely recommend getting involved with the chapter, whether you're new to the field or region, or just want to get to know your fellow fundraisers better!"
, CFRE, Greentrike - Secretary
Jennie has had the honor and privilege to work for Greentrike in a fundraising capacity since 2008, and credits much of her learning to the resources and network of
development professionals AFPSS shares.
"I joined AFPSS as a new Development Director in 2015 because of the stellar professional development AFPSS provides. I am happy to volunteer and grateful to learn alongside a community of development professionals."
Jill Rose, PCAF - IDEA Chair
South Sound provides great networking and training opportunities for both new and seasoned fundraising professionals, so we can enhance our work and impact. I’m inspired by those doing this work, and enjoy working alongside other committed, passionate people who are taking action to elevate philanthropy and strengthen our community."