The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in over 230 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
The Grand Valley State University AFP Collegiate Chapter was formed in 2015 to provide students interested in fundraising, philanthropy and nonprofit management opportunities for career development. Undergraduate and graduate student members have access to various AFP chapter resources and have the ability to participate in networking, academic, leadership and philanthropic experiences to gain knowledge about the nonprofit sector and various facets it entails.
2016-2017 Officer Board
President: Caitlyn Diroff
President-Elect: Kevin Peterson
Vice President: Chaka White
Secretary: Margaret Semrau
Treasurer: Katie Geith
Communications VP: Heather Rowan
Membership/Recruitment VP: Megan Steenwyk
Social Events/Corporate Sponsor VP: Aubreigh Steed