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Chapter Committees

Joining an AFP Golden Gate committee is a wonderful way to acquire new leadership skills and expand your network of colleagues. If you would like to serve, contact us via email or phone at (415) 404-6501.

The Finance Committee assists in developing financial policies and controls, and provides oversight to financial reports, budget numbers, and reconciliation of accounts for organization’s board and executive committee meetings.
Committee Chair: Melissa Irish

The IDEA Committee (Inclusion-Diversity-Equity-Access) ensures IDEA is embedded in all chapter activities and oversees the chapter's IDEA Fellowship program.
Committee Chairs: Gayle Roberts & Stuti Ghoshal

The Marketing-Communications Committee (MarComms) works on building the chapter's brand through its channels and collateral, is active in boosting email and social media reach, and develops digital content such as the blog and other website content.
Committee Chairs: Dena Vongchanh & Marisol Terrazas

The Membership Committee works on member outreach and retention, hosts Unplugged networking gatherings as well as the Annual Members Meeting & Party, and manages chapter scholarships.
Committee Chairs: Jocelyn Wicker & Andrew Shaffer

The Mentor Program Team manages the application and matching process for Mentors and Fellows, and produces Online Clinics for program participants.
Committee Chairs: David Madson & Jessica Jencek

The National Philanthropy Day Committees serve under NPD's Co-Chairs and consist of Nominations, Awards, Sponsorships and Tributes--there are approximately 50 volunteers working on NPD!
Committee Chairs: Adam-Michael Royston & Niquole Esters

The Program Committee plans and produces the chapter's professional programs: Forums, Masterclasses, Lunch & Learns, and webinars.
Committee Chairs: Wanda Scott, Vicente Montoya, Marci Atkison