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White, Black or Gray Shades of Ethics

Dialog with your tablemates about ethical issues and discover a world of many questions.  Are the issues at hand ethical or moral?  Or are they legal?  Is there a clear resolution or might your argument change with additional information?  Join your colleagues on May 14 for a dialog in which you will be asked to debate both the “right” and the “wrong” answers!

About the Presenters

Cheryl House, CFRE, Executive Director, Pima Community College Foundation

Cheryl House joined the Pima Community College Foundation as executive director in September 2003.  In that capacity she is responsible for the overall administration of the Foundation, including fundraising, financial management and strategic planning.

From 1996-2003, she was director of development for the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and the University of Arizona Foundation, raising funds to support Pharmacy programs as part of Campaign Arizona, the UA’s billion-dollar fundraising effort.  Prior to joining the UA, Cheryl was president of Junior Achievement of Southern Arizona, an organization that pairs business people with schools to provide economic education.

In 2001, the Association of Fundraising Professionals named Cheryl Southern Arizona’s Outstanding Fundraising Executive.  She earned Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) status in 1993.

Cheryl was the 2008 Chair of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southern Arizona (PGRT) and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and Council for Resource Development (CRD). She serves on the Board of Directors for CASE District VII and the YWCA of Tucson, and was recently elected to the 2010-2012 Board of the Rotary Club of Tucson.  She is a member of the 2006 class of Greater Tucson Leadership.

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Cheryl graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in journalism.  She has lived in Tucson for over 25 years.

Barbara Levy, ACFRE, Fundraising Counsel: Barbara is a seasoned professional with 36 years experience in development. She is one of fewer than 90 individuals in the country to qualify for and earn the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive credential.  Barbara is a nationally recognized consultant and speaker on board and organizational development and fundraising.   In 1998, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) recognized Barbara at their International Conference as the Outstanding Fundraising Executive. 

Barbara has authored numerous articles and was co-author of Successful Special Events, Planning, Hosting, Evaluating, Jones & Bartlett Publishers.  She served as the editor the NSFRE Fund-Raising Dictionary, and has edited a more recent on-line edition of the AFP Fundraising Dictionary.  Most recently Barbara was a contributing author to the latest Wiley/AFP publication Ethical Fundraising: A Guide to Nonprofit Boards and Fundraisers.

Barbara is a member of the AFP International Ethics Committee; President Elect of the Board of Trustees for the Tucson Symphony Society and a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Planned Giving.

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