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2020 Greater Dallas AFP Board of Directors


Executive Committee | Directors

Executive Committee

Shawn Wills

Shawn Wills, CFRE

Board Position: President
AFP Member Since: 2008
Company / Position: Women's Business Council - Southwest / Vice President, Operations & Strategy
What I Love About AFP: Not only do I enjoy the programs – which keep be abreast of the latest trends in fundraising and development, but I also enjoy AFP because of the friendships and relationships that I have developed over the years, as well as the many opportunities to continue learning and refining my craft.
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Jan Murfield, CFRE

Jan Murfield, CFRE

Board Position: Immediate Past President
AFP Member Since: 1986
Company / Position: Junior Achievement Dallas / President
What I Love About AFP: The ability to network with professionals and take advantage of the professional development opportunities which are grounded in the highest of ethics.
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Paul A. Dunne

Paul A. Dunne, CFRE

Board Position: President-Elect
AFP Member Since: 2001
Company / Position: Catapult Fundraising / Senior Vice President
What I Love About AFP: By serving not only on the local board but also on the AFP International Board, I am privileged to see the amazing work nonprofits are doing worldwide and how AFP is able to guide those international fundraisers who have no other assistance.
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Tameka Cass

Tameka Y. Cass

Board Position: VP External Affairs
AFP Member Since: 2007
Company / Position: Metrocare Services / Director of Philanthropy
What I Love About AFP: I love AFP because it affords me the opportunity to network with my peers, learn new fundraising best practices, and stay abreast of our community's needs and how other nonprofits are making a difference.
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Sarah Elliott

Sarah Elliott, CFRE

Board Position: Executive Conversations
Company / Position: Dallas AfterSchool / Vice President of Development
What I Love About AFP: This dynamic group has a wealth of knowledge and many opportunities for professional growth. Between continuing education, networking with peers, and opportunities to meet new funders, AFP allows me to continually hone my fundraising skills while making new friends.
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Janet Sherlip

Janet Sherlip

Board Position: VP Membership
AFP Member Since: 2014
Company / Position: JKS by Design / Chief Visionary Officer
What I Love About AFP: The work that AFP does in Dallas to foster development and the growth of fundraising professionals is incredibly essential and plays a significant role in strengthening our community.
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Brandy Moriah Wicker

Brandy Moriah Wicker, CFRE

Board Position: VP Professional Advancement
AFP Member Since: 2012
Company / Position: Dallas Black Dance Theatre / Senior Director - Development
What I Love About AFP: I enjoy all the opportunities AFP provides to learn new skills, refine current competencies, and become a more effective fundraiser overall.
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Jana Haigood

Jana Haigood

Board Position: Secretary
AFP Member Since: 2013
Company / Position: Alcuin School / Philanthropy Associate & Alumni Relations
What I Love About AFP: Whether you are new to fundraising, "well-seasoned", or somewhere in between, interesting challenges arise in this profession. AFP provides an amazing support system of knowledgeable fundraising professionals who are always happy to share their wisdom and an abundance of educational opportunities to help hone your skills. Most importantly, there is camaraderie and friendship with people who have a passion for making the world a better place.
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Stephanie Brigger

Stephanie Brigger, CFRE

Board Position: Treasurer
AFP Member Since: 2002
Company / Position: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children / Vice President - Development
What I Love About AFP: The people . . . enjoy learning from each other and building relationships with the experts in our field!
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Directors

Tori Correll

Tori Correll, CFRE

Board Position: Co-Chair, 2020 CFRE Refresher Course
AFP Member Since: 2011
Company / Position: Mission Allies Grantwriting and Consulting / Director of Grants
What I Love About AFP: The comradery, the opportunities to learn, and a collective commitment to making a difference!
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Jane Costello

Jane Costello

Board Position: Scholarships
Company / Position: Texas Health Resources Foundation / Director of Development
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Tanya-Downing

Tanya L. Downing

Board Position: Co-Chair NPD
AFP Member Since: 2005
Company / Position: Emergency Medicine Foundation / Director, Major and Planned Gifts
What I Love About AFP: I love AFP for the networking opportunities with my peers and stay of fundraising best practices.
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Andrea Ghotekar

Andrea Ghotekar

Board Position: Mentoring
AFP Member Since: 2013
Company / Position: Turtle Creek Conservancy / Membership and Development Director
What I Love About AFP: I love being able to connect with fellow fundraisers, learning from them and supporting them where I can!
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Rebekah Kornblum

Rebekah Kornblum

Board Position: Young Professionals
AFP Member Since: 2017
Company / Position: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas / Development and Database Specialist
What I Love About AFP: I love the opportunity to learn best practices and meet fellow fundraisers who all work for impactful and transformative organizations. AFP has given me the opportunity to take on leadership roles early in my career and learn from the best in the field.
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Rebecca Little

Rebecca Little

Board Position: Communications Chair
AFP Member Since: 2013
Company / Position: Back on My Feet / Development Director
What I Love About AFP: AFP is a space for creativity, support, and the accountability it creates among development professionals.
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Sally Rudd

Sally Rudd

Board Position: Programs Chair
AFP Member Since: 2016
Company / Position: Volunteernow, Chief Development Officer
What I Love About AFP: I greatly enjoy the variety of educational programs that AFP chapter luncheons and conferences provide as well at the opportunity to network amongst wonderful industry colleagues.
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Dave Shallenberger

Dave Shallenberger

Board Position: AFP Now! Chair
AFP Member Since: 2015
Company / Position: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas / Vice President of Resource Development
What I Love About AFP: AFP is a community of experts pouring into one another to elevate the fundraising community in Dallas. I have learned both practical fundraising best practices and awesome innovative techniques through AFP that have allowed me to immediately raise more resources for my cause.
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Ben Vann

Ben Vann

Board Position: Co-Chair, 2020 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
AFP Member Since: 2016
Company / Position: Impact House / Founder & Executive Director
What I Love About AFP: I love AFP because it provides opportunities to learn new fundraising best practices, network with my peers, and stay abreast of our community's needs and how other nonprofits are making an impact.
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