Greater Madison Committees
In the Greater Madison Chapter, the heart of our work is done through committees and task forces. Joining an AFP committee is a great way to meet your peers, network with like-minded people, and enhance your leadership skills. Look over the opportunities below, and explore getting involved! Our committees welcome new ideas and an extra pair of hands.
Committee Service Opportunities
Promotes communications within the chapter (e.g. newsletter, and website) and with the larger community
(via media relations).
Adam Erdmann - Co-chair
Shauna Thayer - Co-chair
Fosters diversity within our chapter’s membership and promotes awareness of diversity issues and other initiatives.
Julia O'Donnell - Chair
Fundraising Day Wisconsin Conference
Plans and conducts the annual Fundraising Day Wisconsin conference in partnership with the Southeastern Wisconsin chapter.
Dan Plummer - Chair
Welcomes new members with personal contact & breakfast gatherings, provides information to interested
yet-to-be members, and works to recruit new members.
Sarah Linn - Co-chair
Mary Donahue - Co-chair
National Philanthropy Day
Plans and conducts the annual National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon, our major annual special event that celebrates – and honors outstanding contributions to – philanthropy in our community.
Kaitlin Kropp - Co-chair
Annie Thym - Co-chair
Provides educational opportunities for members to enrich their skills and add to their knowledge base.
Mindy Petersen - Co-chair
Lori Werbeckes, CFRE - Co-chair
Plans and delivers our chapter’s recurring educational programs, including monthly meetings and webconferences.
Promotes the availability of scholarships to support members’ participation in professional development programs,
and reviews and acts on member applications for scholarships.
Courtney Polster, Ph.D, CFRE - Chair
Plans and promotes professional development and networking opportunities for young professionals.
Pete Schwieger - Chair