Foundation Committees

Volunteers are vital to the success of FSAE and the FSAE Foundation. Foundation programs that strengthen FSAE and all associations are possible because of the energy band enthusiasm of our volunteers.

A special thank you to all of the committee members for their dedication in ensuring the success of FSAE and the FSAE Foundation!

2017-18 Foundation Committees & Task Forces:

Auction Committee handles all fundraising and donation solicitation for FSAE Foundation Auction held online prior to the Annual Conference and then a Silent Auction in conjunction with the FSAE Annual Conference.

Chair: Carrie Millar, MBA, CAE
Committee Members: Erin Congregane; Christy Gandy; Laura Haag; Alonda Hill; Maxine Jemison; Kathy Masterson; Colleen Mazzoni; Kristin McWhorter, CAE; Janet Roach; Crissy Tallman, CMP, CAE; Stephanie Thomas, CMP, CAE; Nancy Vargas

Staff Liaisons:  Hester Ndoja, CAE and Laura Wesolowski, MPA


Finance Committee reviews annual budget and makes recommendations to staff and board.

Chair: Jan Dobson, CAE, APR
Committee Members: Kathy B. Anderson, CAE, IOM; Barney Bishop, III, DPL; Jaime Caldwell, ACHE; Jason Carroll, CMP; Gjergj Ndoja; Lonny T. Powell

Staff Liaison: Sandy Merrill


Grants Task Force develops criteria, reviews grants/scholarship requests and determines recipients.

Chair: Ryan Tucholski, CAE, RCE
Committee Members: Timothy A. Bell; KayDubois Carson, CGMP; Lynn Hupp; Eileen Johnson; Deidra Kring, CMP, CAE; Al Pasini, CAE; Gail Siminovsky, CAE; Donna M. Son, IOM; Renee Thompson; J. Nealy Wheat, CAE

Staff Liaison: Hester Ndoja, CAE


Nominating Committee reviews candidate interest information and the develops the slate of candidates for presentation to the Board of Trustees.

Chair: Fran Gilbert, CAE
Committee Members: Robert M. Macdonald; Donna M. Son, IOM; Kim Wetzel

Staff Liaison: Frank Rudd, CAE, CMP