Are you interested in becoming more engaged as a member of the AFP NC Triad Chapter? As a member of one of the Chapter’s working committees or the Board of Directors, you have the opportunity for leadership development and professional networking while helping shape the life of the Chapter.

If you are interested in serving on a Committee, please review the list of opportunities below and contact the Committee representative listed for more information.

If you would like to serve on the Board of Directors, please contact Laurie Weaver, 2019 Chapter President, at or (336) 327-6703 for more information.

Thank you for your interest in serving!

Communications and Marketing Committee
Contact:  Altina Layman,
Help connect AFP members and other audiences to our programs, resources and events through print materials, e-communications and social media. Your skills in writing, editing, content development, planning, project management (and even Facebook!) can help us build awareness, participation and membership for chapter and international initiatives. This committee works closely with all committees and Jean Krapfel, Chapter Administrator.

Program/Education Committee
Contact: Shana Heilbron, or Lane Brown,
The goal of this Committee is to provide engaging programming in a variety of contexts. From the core monthly chapter meetings in Kernersville to the regular webinars in Winston-Salem and Greensboro, we provide intentional opportunities throughout the Triad to gain skills, network, and receive continuing education credits. Committee members plan the right topical mix of offerings, recruit and manage speakers, request credits from CFRE, and staff the webinars.

Membership Committee
Contact: Tahja Gaymon,
Prepare and execute a membership recruitment and retention plan. This committee works closely with all: Program, Awards/Scholarships, Diversity, and Communications Committees. This committee serves as a “welcome wagon” for new members with welcome calls, makes phone calls or touches for membership renewals and provides membership minute and information at the chapter programs. The committee works to hold networking opportunities and other activities that bring value to members. All of this is done to promote the value of the membership.

National Philanthropy Day Committee
Contact: Lucia Higgins,
Plan and execute the annual celebration of Philanthropy Day in the chapter including all aspects from the awards luncheon, sponsorship/partnership opportunities and promotion. Works collaboratively with Awards and Marketing Committees.

Awards/Scholarship Committee
Contact: Cindy Stubblefield
This committee serves as the clearinghouse for all awards or scholarship handed out by the organization. This includes: chapter membership scholarship, Chamberlain Scholarship, NPD awards, and any others.

IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access) Committee
Contact: Beth Bealle,
This committee implements and monitors the chapter’s diversity and inclusion goals and objectives including having the diversity resolution read and passed annually by the board. Their goal is to insure diversity and inclusion are incorporated into all aspects of the chapter’s operations. Plan, execute and host an annual educational program focused on diversity to meet AFP Gold Star standards. Determine the plans for any other event to promote membership and diversity.

Mentoring Committee or Specialist
Contact: Susan Gies Conley,
Connects AFP members with other AFP members to serve as mentors and determines the mentoring guidelines, application, and placement process.

NC Philanthropy Conference
Contact: Pam Anglin,
This annual conference is hosted by the Triangle, Triad or Charlotte chapters in rotation. The host chapter bears the bulk of the responsibility but each conference needs committee members for all three chapters. Committees include: Marketing, Program, Sponsorship, and Logistics