AFP Golden Gate

AFP Golden Gate
Together We Can Change the World

November 15, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:30pm
The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel, 950 Mason, San Francisco 94108


NPD Committees

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National Philanthropy Day Co-Chairs

Janet Harris, Principal, Palisade Consultants*
Ken Sommer, Director of Advancement, George Mark Children's House*

Awards Committee Co-Chairs & Members 

David Madson, ACFRE, Senior Associate Director of Development, Stanford University  
Nancy Sackson, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Asian Art Museum*
Nancy Kami, Executive Director, The Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
Fred Levin, Civic Leader/Philanthropist
Theresa Nelson, CFRE, Founder and Principal, Theresa Nelson & Associates
Gwen Sobolewski, Events Director, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Nominating Committee Co-Chairs & Members

Kate Berenson, Senior Philanthropic Advisor, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund*
Theresa Nelson, CFRE, Theresa Nelson & Associates
Sama Abu Ayyash, Director of Membership, Women’s Funding Network
Llillian Archer, Consultant
Troy Arnold, Director of Development, San Francisco Education Fund
Mark Conley-Buchsieb, Director of Development, Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights
Jenny Cutting, Director of Leadership Gifts, UC Berkeley
Joanne Gold, Chief Development Officer, Family House
Kate Hamilton, Director of Development, Disability Rights Advocates
Andrew Kaufteil, Global Head, Growth Marketing, Wipro
Juan Francisco Orozco, Corporate & Foundation Relations Manager, Alameda County Community Food Bank
Amanda Wu, Individual Giving and Special Events Manager, Cal Performances

Sponsorship Committee Chair & Members

Debi Harris, Director of Development, Public Advocates*
Nicole Brown, Director of Individual Philanthropy, 826 Valencia
David Fierberg, Director of Development, San Francisco State University
Ted Gioia, Development Associate, La Casa de las Madres
Sara Jones, Senior Corporate & Foundation Giving Officer, California Academy of Sciences
Jennie Nicolis-Smith, Associate Director of Partnerships, San Francisco AIDS Foundation
Tim Whalen, Chief Development Officer, Save the Redwoods League*

Tributes Committee Co-Chairs & Members

Travis Carley, Managing Director, San Francisco, CCS Fundraising*
Audrey Yee, Esq., Director of Planned Giving, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Jay Auslander, JD, Director of Development, Contemporary Jewish Museum
Marilyn Bancel, Consultant
Paul Blaney, Development Office, Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Pamela A. Cook, ACFRE, Cook Silverman Search
Louise Gregory, Executive Director, UC Berkeley Library Foundation
Martha Henderson, My Philanthropy Team
Laura Jason, Laura Jason Consulting
Linda Larkin, Director, Individual Major Gifts
Theresa Nelson, CFRE, Founder and Principal, Theresa Nelson & Associates
Jane Willner, Principal, Willner Prospect Research Services
Trudy Zimmerman, Prospect Researcher

*Member, AFP Golden Gate Board of Directors