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AFP CA, Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties Chapter: Executive Directors & Directors of Development: Best Practices for Creating Real Partnerships

January 11, 2017

Executive Directors & Directors of Development: Best Practices for Creating Real Partnerships

A panel discussion with Executive Directors and Development Officers where we focus on what is working for each, how to divide roles, engaging the Board as a team, and what we can learn from one another.


Scheduled panelists include:

Rich Block, CEO & Elaine K. Mah Best, Director of Development Santa Barbara Zoo

Joel Weiss, Head of School & Debbie Williams, Director of Development Crane County Day School

 Lydia Hopps, Foundation President & Mary Schmitz, Director of Development ?Community Memorial Health System


Networking 11:30 a.m. Training & Lunch 12:00 p.m. Program 12:30 – 1:30
Ventura Beach Marriott, 2055 E Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001  


Register by 12/30/16 to receive Early Bird pricing - $30 for AFP members/$45 for Non-members 

Prices increase 01/01/17 - $35 for AFP members/$55 for Non-members

Seating is limited! Reserve Your Seat TODAY! 


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AFP Diversity and Inclusion Philosophy Statement
AFP believes that diversity and inclusion create a strong, vital and unified force for an effective pursuit of an organization’s mission and achieving philanthropic success. Diversity and Inclusion in Fundraising: seeks to achieve a broad representation in experiences, perspectives, and cultures, to ensure that the best possible thinking, ideas, opportunities and solutions are considered; intentionally creates a respectful and welcoming environment that is open to all; and appreciates the unique contributions of every member of the community.

Santa Barbara & Ventura Counties Chapter
Since AFP was chartered in 1960 our mission has been to advance philanthropy through education, training & advocacy. From the beginning, promoting ethical fundraising has been at the core of our purpose. Member benefits include a business card drawing at each Monthly Luncheon for a FREE luncheon! Join us for professional development, networking, employee assistance and national resources.