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 Welcome to the Central Texas AFP site!


The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 27,000 members in 180 chapters working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs.

The Central Texas chapter serves more than 50 members in the greater Waco, Temple and Killeen areas. 
You may join the local chapter by accessing the national AFP website and following the instructions for membership election.


  July Education Session/ Chapter Meeting




Date: Thursday, July 24

Time: Noon – 1:30

Title:  Ethics Jeopardy!

AFP Members and their guests may attend this special meeting free of charge with a reservation.

Few people want to think about ethics until it is on the front page of the paper. At which point we all want to know about it. Why wait? Find out now what AFP offers fundraisers to keep them at the top of their game.


Speaking of game, Larry Hostetler, CFRE, AFP Chapter Services Director for the Western U.S., will present a fun and informative “game show” that covers resources available through AFP to help you avoid ethical problems and navigate through those that can’t be avoided. Members and prospective members alike, active and retired fundraisers both will benefit from and enjoy this unique presentation.

Followed by a Bonus Training for
AFP Members with 5 or more years of experience:

 Title:  Trends in Fundraising

Time: 1:30 – 3:00 PM

Location for both meetings: Texas Ranger Museum Education Center
100 Texas Ranger Trail
Waco, TX 76706


Larry Hostetler, CFRE

Larry Hostetler has been the Chapter Services Director for the Association of Fundraising Professionals since 2011. His territory includes the western U.S., Pennsylvania, and North and South Carolina, which means he provides services and visits 66 chapters in six time zones.His service to AFP has also been varied. He has served on Chapter Boards in medium, large, and small chapters (in that order) and was Chapter President of the award-winning Yosemite Chapter in California from 2008-2010. He has also served on AFP International committees, most recently chairing the Chapter Support Subcommittee in the Membership Division.


Prior to joining AFP as a staff member, Larry’s career in fundraising had spanned over three decades and communities from coast to coast. He has served in both fundraising and executive director positions, most recently as the Director of Marketing and Fund Development for Sierra Vista Child & Family Services in Modesto, California. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive.

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Central Texas AFP
2014 Board of Directors

President:  Suzi Pagel, CFRE

President Elect: Lee Ann Deal, CFRE

Secretary:  Janet Nors


Treasurer:  Don Bland, CFRE

Immediate Past President:  Don Bland, CFRE



AFP Code of Ethical Standards and Principles

AFP Donor Bill of Rights

Vice President External Affairs:  Wes Livesay
Vice President Internal Affairs:  Kim Klimt, CFRE

Chapter Administrator: Susan Duecy

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