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AFP California Valley is committed to providing a variety of educational and enriching opportunities for all fundraising professionals. By joining AFP, you are becoming part of an organization that enables you to achieve more and surrounds you with other professionals of your field who daily strive to make a difference. Membership provides monthly education and networking, numerous online resources, involvement opportunities, professional development, job bank access, and more. For the fundraising profession, joining AFP California Valley is a must! For more information on becoming a member visit Join AFP or feel free to contact me. Thank you for your commitment and passion for the fundraising profession!

    Charity Tokash, VP Membership
    System Change Advocate, Resources For Independence



CHAPTER MEMBERS as of January 2016

Mrs. Teri Lynn Amerine
Vice President, Foundation
Saint Agnes Medical Center Foundation
Katelyn Ashton
Development Officer
Community Medical Foundation
Joann Bol
Fund Dev Coor
CASA of Tulare County
Mr. Christopher A. Brown
Dowling Aaron, Inc.
Linda Calandra
Linda Calandra Nonprofit Management and Fund Development
Michele Cantwell-Copher, EDD
Fresno County of Office
Christina Carlson
Development Coordinator
Kaweah Delta Health Care Distric
Karin Chao-Bushoven
Director of Development
University High School
Elyse Christiansen, BA
Fund Development Coordinator
Hinds Hospice
Dena Cochran, CFRE
VP, Development
Kaweah Delta Hospital
Lisa Crain
Executive Director
Central Sierra Historical Society & Museum
Mark Deffenbacher
Executive Director
Fresno Pacific University
Gayle L Duffy
Executive Director
Central Valley Children's Services Network
Ed Chetan Edwin
Senior Development Officer
Community Medical Foundation
Mrs. Megan Ely
Director, Stewardship and Donor Relations
American Heart Association
Mr. Don Eskes
Community Partnerships
Fresno Rescue Mission
Thomas G Fox
Western Univ Health Sciences
Mrs. Elizabeth Garvin
Associate Director of Planned Giving
California State University, Fresno
Jennie Guadagno
Senior Director Resource Development
Girl Scouts of Central California South
Mr. Rico Guerrero
Executive Director
State Center Community College Foundation
Mathew Haas
California Valley Chapter Webmaster
Professional Exchange Services Corporation
Vanessa Hanley
Major Gifts Officer
Saint Agnes Foundation
Ms. Charise Hansen
Program Officer, Donor Advised Funds
Fresno Regional Foundation
Nou Hendricks
Research & Grant Development Manager
San Joaquin County
Patricia Holt
Donor Relations Director
The Salvation Army
Sheri Horn-Bunk
Executive Director
Taft College Foundation
John Hoskins
Director of Development
United Cerebral Palsy of Stanislaus County
Mark Isaac
Vice President for Advancement and University Relations
Fresno Pacific University
Ellen Jamra
Exec Dir of Advancement Svcs
California State University, Fresno
Lee Ann Jansen
Senior Development Officer
Community Medical Foundation
Kelly Joos
Executive Director
Valley Animal Center
Kent Karsevar
Director of Development
California State University, Fresno Foundation
Dan Kimball
Product Specialist
Mrs. Sue Kincaid, MS
Grant Development Specialist
American Medical Overseas Relief (AMOR)
Nick Kinney
Director of Estate & Gift Planni
American Cancer Society
Nathan Lee
Executive Director
CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties
Ms. Wanda Jean Lord
Principal Consultant
DBA Lord & Associates
Jane Martin
Board Secretary
Friends of Camp El-o-Win
Joan A. Minasian
Director of Annual Giving
Fresno Pacific University
Marcie Morrison
Director of Development
Henry Manden Lib, CSU Fresno
Ms. Stephanie Ortiz
Community Relations Coordinator
Poverello House
Mrs. Sarah Parkes, BA
Director of Annual Giving
San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust, Inc.
Jan Paul
Donor Relations
Community Medical Foundation
Ms. Nancy Peponis, MBA, Bachelor of Music Alex Perez
Foundation Manager
Community Medical Foundation
Caty Perez
Director of Development
Craig School of Bussiness CSUF
Jackie Phillips
Capital Campaign Director
Central California Conference
Jackie Phillips
Capital Campaign Director
Central California Conference
Lynne Pietz
Executive Director of Development
Gary Leland Pigg
Valley Business Consulting and Training
Ms. Rae Monique Pineda, BA
Kathleen Price
Development Director
Exceptional Parents Unlimited
Mrs. Kristen Prieto Kristina Reveles
Fundraising Database Coordinator
Poverello House
Christina A Roup
NAMI Fresno
Ms. Chanel Ruiz-Mendez
Director of Operations, Communication & Development
Fresno Metro Ministry
Mr. Robert Saroyan
Vice President of Philanthropy & Chief Development Officer
Valley Children's Hospital
Miss Christiana Marie Scollin, BS
Donor Relations Associate
Community Medical Centers
Steve Spriggs
Director of Planned Giving
Fresno State
Frances Squire
Executive Director
West Hills Comm Coll District
Ms. Nicole Stevens
Resource Development Associate
CASA of Fresno and Madera Counties
Ms. Charity D. Susnick
Clovis Unified School District

Ms. Charity Lorrayne Tokash

System Change Advocate

Resources For Independence

Deborah Torres
Director Of Marketing & Development
Fresno Rescue Mission
Deborah J. Volosin
Events Coordinator
Kaweah Delta Hosp Foundation
Kathryn Ellen Weakland
Development Officer
Community Medical Foundation
Steve Weakland
Director of Development
San Joaquin Memorial High School
Laura L Whitehouse
VP of Dev & Govt Relations
Mental Health Systems
Davena Witcher
Executive Director
Robin Woodward
Dir of Dev
Hoffmann Hospice
Ms. Erica Ybarra
Director of Marketing and Community Relations
Easter Seals Central California
Katie Zenovich
V.P. Corporate Development
Community Medical Foundation