Newsletter From The Chapter President

June Letter From The President


Happy Summer, AFP San Antonio Members and Friends!

What a busy month June will be! We hope you’ll choose to attend in one or all of your AFP chapter events this month. On Tuesday, June 12, join us for “Conversation and Cocktails” at 4:30 p.m. at the Radius. This free event is your opportunity have a voice in the short and long-term future of our chapter. We’ll have networking, cocktails (really!), brief presentations on where we are and what we are doing, a look at our chapter strategic plan and more. Your voice matters, so take a few moments and register now.

On June 21, we invite you to join us for breakfast. In this energetic session, you’ll  navigate through the world of major gifts fundraising with Leslie Palmer. Currently, the executive director of the World Affairs Council of San Antonio, Leslie will use her wealth of experience to shed light on the steps, pitfalls and joys of major gifts. Register today!

And, we’ll get started on planning for the 2019 AFP International Conference in San Antonio March 31 through April 2. If you would like to be part of the Conference Host Team, mark your calendar and plan to join us on Tuesday, June 19, at 3:30 p.m. For details on the meeting location, please contact Michelle at .

Several of our members attended this year’s AFP International Conference in New Orleans. We learned from a wide variety of educational sessions, met fellow professionals from around the world and heard inspiring messages from keynote speakers. If you’d like to hear more about the New Orleans conference, just ask one of us who attended – we are happy to share!

And, speaking of sharing, if you would like to get copies of session handouts from the conference, just go to . The handouts will be available for a limited time, so take advantage of this opportunity soon!

To those of you who have contributed to the 2018 Be The Cause Campaign of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy, thank you. If you would like to join me in contributing, please go to . For Campaign, select “2018 Be the Cause Campaign Gift”.

If you would like to participate in the 2018 Chapter Annual Campaign, you may contribute at

We extend special thanks to Marion Lee, who will match the next $500 contributed to this campaign.

We hope you’ll join us on June 12, June 19 and June 21.


Have a great week!


Lynne T. Dean, CFRE

AFP San Antonio Chapter President


























Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Presented by Simone Joyaux

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Time: 12:00pm- 1:00pm

Registration: Click here.

Location: Trinity University Office of Alumni Relations

      and Development

      323 Stadium Drive, San Antonio, TX 78212


AFP San Antonio Monthy Meeting With Leslie Palmer

You are on the cusp of bringing in that major gift. The appointment is all set up and you are ready to go, but ever find yourself not knowing exactly what to do or say? What is the next step? Join us as Leslie Palmer discusses with us the topic of major gifts. Her vast knowledge and experience will help guide us as we navigate through the world of major gifts.
Date: June 21, 2018
Time: 8:30am- 10:00am
Location: Pearl Full Goods Studio
303 Pearl Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78215