Lunch and Learn Webinar – Social Media and Ethics in Fundraising

Bring your own brown bag and “lunch and learn” with your peers! AFP International curates a live webinar series on a range of topics presented by field experts. AFP Fairfield County streams selected webinars free of charge at one location for members who register in advance ($20 for non-members). Streaming the live webinars on your personal device is available, but each stream will cost a minimum of $159 (purchased directly from AFP).

Registered attendees will receive an email the day prior to the webinar, with a link to download their own materials. There will be no handouts provided at the webinar location. Lunch and Learn Webinar attendance earns 1.5 CFRE Credits.

FREE TO AFP MEMBERS   ($20 for non-members*)

Presenters: Dave Tinker, CFRE and Lisa M. Chmiola, CFRE

Date:  October 14, 2015 (Wednesday)

Run Time:  1:00 – 2:30 PM


Fairfield County’s Community Foundation
383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851
Large Conference Room
Contact:  Fiona Hodgson



Free to AFP Members; $20 for Non-Members*

*We ask that payment for Non-Members be made in advance, either by mailing a check made payable to “AFP-FC” to:

Marianne Hickey, 29 Black Alder Lane, Wilton, CT  06897

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About This Session:

You finally got your organization to start using social media on a regular basis. However, this openness of sharing online may have given you too much information and now puts you and your nonprofit in an ethical conundrum. What do you do? Through this interactive session, learn how simple tools like the AFP Code of Ethics and simple social media guidelines can help you steer clear of ethical situations on social media before they happen.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will:
  • Learn how to apply the AFP Code of Ethics to ethical scenarios.
  • Learn how social media policies can guide them through sticky ethical situations.
  • Learn about the AFP Social Media Guidelines created for members to use at their own agencies.
  • Learn about online resources for ethical conundrums involving social media.

About the Presenters:

Dave Tinker, CFRE, is the Vice President of Advancement at ACHIEVA. He is an adjunct professor of Informatics at Muskingum University’s Master of Information Strategy, Systems and Technology program. An AFP Master Trainer, he has spoken internationally on technology and fundraising. He is a past president of AFP WPA and received the AFP Western PA Chapter’s Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award in 2013.
Lisa M. Chmiola, CFRE is the Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving at St. Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas. She has presented several times locally, nationally and internationally on social media and was responsible for the AFP Houston chapter’s social media site development. She is a certified AFP Master Trainer and an official member of the AFPeeps, a flock of volunteers dedicated to spreading the word about AFP and the International Conference on a variety of social media outlets.