America's Charities | May 15, 2017

Membership Assembly 2017 Recap

On Friday, May 12, 2017, America’s Charities hosted its annual Membership Assembly at The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Conference Center in Washington, D.C. Our member nonprofits from across the country gathered to learn insights from nonprofit experts about what’s next for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), private and public sector workplace giving programs, and opportunities for America’s Charities members to “Level up your employee giving strategy.”

Joining America’s Charities’ team in discussion were industry experts and guest speakers including:

  • Ron Barrett, Vice President of Nonprofit Services, COGENCY GLOBAL
  • Lisa Connole, Corporate Community Relations, Lockheed Martin
  • Jill Davis, Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships, Share Our Strength
  • Anthony DeCristofaro, Deputy Director/Senior Compliance Specialist, Office of the Combined Federal Campaign (MSAC), OPM
  • Tonya Guy, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, Canine Partners for Life
  • Dr. Rebecca Hardin, Performance Improvement Consultant and Federal Employee Volunteer Program Director
  • Kelly Hitz, Program Coordinator, Pennsylvania State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA)
  • Junelle Kroontje, Manager, King County Employee Giving Program (KCEGP), Seattle, Washington 
  • Loraine Parks, Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC) Administrator/Special Projects Coordinator
  • Brenda Segal, Development Manager, Miriam’s Kitchen
  • Rhonda Watson, Director of Corporate Workplace Giving, Feed The Children
  • George Weiner, Founder and CEO, Whole Whale
  • Adam Weinger, President, Double the Donation
  • Keith Willingham, Director of the Combined Federal Campaign, OPM
  • Susan J. Wright, Administrator/LM AERO Club, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

Membership Assembly Materials

Members who attended Membership Assembly received a thumbdrive full of member toolkits and resources from this year’s event.  You can access a copy of those materials by downloading the following documents:

(1) Membership Assembly 2017 PowerPoint

Due to the size of the PowerPoint, we’ve broken it down into PDFs by session:

(2) Toolkits, Discounts, and Resources from Thumb drive

Members who attended Membership Assembly received a thumb drive loaded with the following materials:

Video Clips:

If you missed the great discussion from this event, don’t worry. We recorded it! Below, you can browse through a playlist of full session recordings, along with shorter video clips from sessions from Membership Assembly 2017.



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2017 Membership Assembly



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