2022 Board of Directors

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ROSIE MELIA

President

Rosie is the Director of Development for Air Camp, Inc. She has been in fundraising for nearly 20 years. Rosie has been a member of AFP since 2008.

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ANTOINETTE HAMPTON

President Elect

Antoinette serves as the Vice President of Resource Development at United Way of Greater Dayton Area. She currently serves as the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access  (IDEA) chair for AFP. 

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REBECCA CANTRELL

Secretary

Rebecca serves as the Greene County Director at United Way of Greater Dayton Area. Rebeccas has over 15 years of non-profit, event & fundraising experience. She is new to the board in 2022.

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BRENDA COX

Treasurer

Brenda serves as the Philanthropy Manager for Five Rivers MetroParks. She has been a member of AFP since 2013 and previously served as the VP of Membership.

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LEE TRUESDALE

Vice President of Membership

Lee is the Chief Development Officer at The Foodbank. Lee has been in fundraising for almost 10 years and previously served as the Treasurer of AFP.

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AMANDA BURKS

Vice President of Programming

Amanda is the Development Director for the Ronald McDonald House of Dayton. Amanda has vast experience in event planning, public relations, and donor relations. 

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TESS VELLA

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Tess serves as the Donor Communications Specialist of Ohio's Hospice Foundation. She has been a member of AFP since 2018 and previously served as the AFP secretary.

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CARYL SEGALEWITZ

Member at Large

Caryl serves as the Development Manager for Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley and was proud to become a CFRE in 2020. She has worked in marketing, PR and development throughout her career.

2022 Committee Chairs

Advanced Development Professionals & Mentoring Chair

Adam Blanchard

Ethics Chair

Kelly Sexton

National Philanthropy Day Chair

Nick Warrington

Be the Cause Chair

Traci Douglas

Fundraising Day & Fundraising Essentials Chair

Gretchen Eckstein & Amy Kettner