APRA — Florida
Chapter Dues: $25.00
Member Benefits: APRA Florida is an organization dedicated to promoting both the professional development of its members and the field of prospect research (also known as advancement research) by acting as a central resource for professional information, networking, and mentoring among researchers at nonprofit organizations across the Sunshine State.
President: Elaine Kessinger, Rollins College
President-Elect: Jennifer Kehoe, University of Central Florida Foundation
Chief Information Officer: Kathy McDonald, University of Florida Foundation
Chief Financial Officer: Marjorie Garvey, Florida State University Foundation
Director of Membership & Marketing: Melissa Ringer, NCH Healthcare Foundation
Director of Professional Development: Lorraine Shim, Director, Hospice by the Sea Foundation, Inc.
Immediate Past President: Jen Filla, Aspire Research Group LLC
Technology Director/Webmaster: Audrey Geoffroy, University of Florida Foundation, Inc.
2012 State Conference
Bridging the Gap between Researchers and Fundraising Professionals – An opportunity to show value in research as it pertains to your organization’s fundraising objectives.
Date: May 11, 2012
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $75 APRA and AFP members/ $100 non-members
Location: Nova Southeastern University
Carl Desantis Building
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 333314
Keynote Speaker: Peggy Calhoun, ACFRE
Senior Principal, Miller, Calhoun & Company
This day-long conference aims to provide a venue for an analysis and open discussion of the fundraiser-prospect researcher relationship. Fundraisers can clarify and augment their understanding of how effective prospect research can enhance their efforts, while prospect researchers can gain valuable feedback from development officers to help focus and refine their output. The conference agenda includes presentations pertaining to pertinent research topics as well as a panel discussion.
Conference Information and Registration
Elaine W. Kessinger
Director, Advancement Research
1000 Holt Avenue
Campus Box 2750
Winter Park, FL 32789
NCH Healthcare Foundation
P.O. Box 234
Naples, FL 34106