AFP Fundraising Day Wisconsin 2023

the Wisconsin AFP chapters are teaming up to bring professional development right to your door for a one-day conference! This is your chance to learn without spending the big dollars to travel across the country. In addition to learning innovative best practices, planning your next steps, and more, you’ll also get time to network.


Tuesday, June 20, 2023 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM CDT


American Family Insurance

6000 American Pkwy
Madison, WI 53783

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Jen Davie
Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Madison
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Look who else is already registered!

Madison Ashman  IMPACT, Inc. , Grant & Database Specialist
William Bartlett  Schmitt Woodland Hills, Inc. , Development Director
Beth Bender  Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers , Development Director
Amy Blumenthal  Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt , Vice President
Bridgett Brown  Lad Lake Inc , Development Coordinator
Colleen Bruce  Penfield Children's Center , Development Director
Ian Carter  Briarpatch Youth Services , Development and Communications Director
Jennifer Charpentier  Gateway Technical College Foundation , Foundation Executive Director
Rowan Childs  Madison Reading Project , Executive Director
Julie Cordero  AFPSEWI , Chapter Administrator
Jenna Czaplewski  Coalition for Children, Youth & Families , Director of Communications
Kathryn Dreifuerst  Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass , Development & Engagement Manager
Julie Ehrke  Thysse , Thysse
Kristin Fabisch  YMCA of Dane County , Senior Director of Financial Development
Adeline Fahrenkrug  Hebron Housing Services , Fund Development Manager
Jennifer Fiene  International Crane Foundation , Membership Manager
Sara Flynn  The Rainbow Project, Inc. , The Rainbow Project, Inc.
Heidi Frankson  Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. , Wisconsin Literacy, Inc.
Gabriella Gerhardt  Morgridge Institute for Research , Senior Manager of Leadership Giving
Kelly Gerlach  First Stage , Director of Development
Karen Gibbs  Church Health Services , Development Manager
Natalie Glumm  Professional Dairy Producers Foundation , Director of Development
Evraam Gorgy  Yevma Tech , Managing Director
Jalen Greenlee  Vera Court Neighborhood Center, Inc. , Development Director
Gwen Griffin  Old World Foundation , Old World Foundation
Heidi Habeger  Groundswell Conservancy , Director of Major & Planned Gifts
Nicole Hall  Vernon Memorial Healthcare Foundation , Development Manager
Jill Harp  Apricity , Development Director
Rikki Harry  Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation , Director of Philanthropic Programs
Marcy Heim  The Artful Asker , CEO
Elizabeth Hengel  The Nature Conservancy , Donor Relations Manager
Nancy Herro  CIVIC MUSIC MKE , Executive Director
John Hoch  St. Thomas More High School , President
Kelly Hook  Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA) , Director, Donor & Partner Engagement
Darren Hornby  Boys & Girls Clubs of West-Central Wisconsin , Chief Advancement Officer
Anna January  PBS Wisconsin , Director of Individual & Legacy Giving
Amanda Johnson  Howe Community Resource Center, Inc. , Executive Director
Katey Kamoku  Explore Children's Museum , Executive Director
Lynn Kleman  UW Oshkosh , Executive Director of Development & Special Events
Jen Korz  Heartland Farm Sanctuary , Executive Director
Regan Kregness  Wisconsin Youth Company , Development Coordinator
Elaine Krizenesky  Apricity , Development Manager
Mimi Laflin  Goodwill Industries International , Sr. Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Philanthorpy
Jenni Lien  Habitat for Humanity of Dane County , Director of Development
Sarah Linn  Dane County Humane Society , Development & Marketing Supervisor
Melissa Lipska  Journey Mental Health Center , Director of Development and Donor Relations
Dani Luckett  Goodman Community Center , Chief Development Officer
Jim Mackman  Jewish Social Services of Madison , Development Associate
Shannon Malnory-Silbernagel  Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin , Philanthropy Officer
Emilee Martell  Driftless Area Land Conservancy , Development Associate
Laura Mays  Stoughton Hospital Foundation , Foundation Executive Director
Regina McConnell  East Madison Community Center , Assistant Director
Kaylee McDonald  Olbrich Botanical Gardens , Membership & Development Associate
Pat McMurtrie  Gathering Waters: WI's Alliance for Land Trusts , Gathering Waters: WI's Alliance for Land Trusts
Carolyn Muckelberg  College Possible Milwaukee , Senior Director, Development
Melinda Murphy  PBS Wisconsin , Director of Individual & Legacy Giving
John OBoyle  NEW Voices , Fund Raising Chair
Julia ODonnell  Access Community Health Centers , Development Strategist
Lynn Perez-Hewitt  Hewitt Consulting Ent., LLC , President
Chad Piechocki  Next Door , Development Director
Katelyn Piper  United Way of Sheboygan County , Director of Community Development
Nick Pjevach  Madison Arts Commission (in between jobs still) , Chair
Jenny Pressman  UW Odyssey Project , Director of Development and Community Partnerships
Heather Rausch  Neu-Life Community Development , Grant Writer
Kelly Rickman Bosh  Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation , Development & Donor Relations Manager
Tess Romanski  FairShare CSA Coalition , Communications & Development Manager
Elissa Russell  Madison Public Library Foundation , Donor Relations Manager
Caitlin Ryan  Madison Community Foundation , Donor Relations Manager
Mary Salisbury  Girls on the Run South Central Wisconsin , Director of Philanthropy
Heather Schallock  Nicolet College Foundation , Executive Director
Steve Schauer  St. John's Ministries , Director of Community Engagement
Shelby Schnell  Penfield Children's Center , Director of Marketing and Communications
Matt Schoeffler  Milwaukee Public Museum , Regional Gift Officer
Pete Schwieger  Morgridge Institute for Research , Philanthropic Giving Manager
Maggie Seer  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra , Director of Institutional Giving
Nancy Seidl Nelson  SPI Consulting LLC , Owner
Kristi Shepard  United Way of Dane County , Director, Foundation and Gift Planning
Christina Skasa  Primates Incorporated , Board Member
Cassidy Skorija  Milwaukee Repertory Theater , Major Gifts Officer
Megan Sollenberger  The Village Diaper Bank , Founder & CEO
Carolyn Spath  National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin , Director of Community Outreach
Megan Spranger  Lawrence University , Director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning
Amanda Stahmann  Life Navigators , Marketing & Development Director
Kari Stauffer  International Crane Foundation , Vice President of Development
Daniel Steffes  St. Thomas More High School , Director of Development & Alumni
Jen Stewart  Edgewood College , Director of Leadership Giving
Anne Summers  Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt , Vice President
Trish Tegen  The Nature Conservancy , Associate Director of Development Outreach
Monica Wahlberg  The River Food Pantry , Development Director
Angela Wallace  Logan's Heart and Smiles , Executive Director
Kristin Ward  National Association of Congregational Christian C , Director of Deveolpment and Communications
Maggie Weiser  Children's Theater of Madison , Associate Development Director
Marta Weldon  Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin , Director of Philanthropy
Lori Werbeckes  Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired , Fund Development Director
Robin Whyte  Community Foundation of South Central WI , Executive Director
Jennifer Williamson  Wisconsin Conservation Voters , Development Director
Emily Wills  Wisconsin Youth Company , Director of Development
Liz Wollenberg  Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin , Vice President of Northeast Wisconsin
Megan Wurz  Penfield Children's Center , Penfield Children's Center
Creal Zearing  Gathering Waters , Director of Philanthropy
Peter Zehren  Zehren Consulting , President and CEO
Samantha Ziepke  FVTC Foundation Inc. , Office Administrator