Board Member Opportunities

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Genesee Valley Chapter is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the Chapter's 2021 Board of Directors.

The Board invites you to join the leadership of our Chapter and work with committed colleagues to advance AFPGV’s mission to promote philanthropy and support the effective and ethical work of the diverse community of Rochester fundraising professionals. We seek leaders from across Genesee Valley region that comprise our Chapter and who are able to commit their time and talents to strengthening the Chapter and our service to our members.

Calendar for Nominations 

  • November 18: Deadline for Nominations
  • November 19: Board of Directors endorses 2021 Slate of Directors
  • November 20: Election period begins (members vote on Slate of Directors)
  • December 6: Election period ends
  • December 8: Annual Members Meeting--Election results announced
  • December 9: Election results published to AFPGV membership
  • January 1, 2021: Board of Directors terms begin

Four Steps to Nominate a Candidate

  1. Review the Board Member Responsibilities.
  2. Nominate yourself of another member of AFPGV as a candidate for the board by completing the Online Application for Board Nominees.
  3. Confirm interest in a board term by signing the Nominations Consent Form. Note: If you are nominating someone other than yourself, that candidate must sign the Nominations Form.
  4. Submit all documents online or by emailing [email protected] 
The Criteria
  1. The candidate is a member in good standing of AFPGV
  2. Diversity, including geographic, ethic, cultural, gender, size and type of organization, which philanthropic sector one works in, length of AFP membership, experience in the profession.
  3. Completed Online Application for Board Nominees providing information about the candidate's interest in a term on the AFPGV Board.
  4. Signed Nomination Consent Form affirming consent to be nominated.
  5. Understanding of the Board Member Responsibilities. 
If you are interested in being considered for our board, please fill out our nomination form below.

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION