Join AFP Minnesota as we learn from three excellent conference speakers how to best position your skills and expertise to submit and apply to be a speaker. We will also review AFP's Fall Conference call for speakers during this session.Panelists
Lori L. Jacobwith
is a nationally-recognized fundraising culture change expert and master storyteller who has been named one of America’s Top 25 Fundraising Experts. She has delivered more than 10,000 coaching and training sessions that have helped nonprofit organizations raise more than $500 million dollars from individual donors. Lori helps staff and board members share their stories powerfully and effectively to cause donors to give more. With a BA in Political Science and Speech Communications from the University of Minnesota, Lori also has training from Indiana University’s Fund Raising School and is a longtime member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.Michelle Edgerton
is an experienced professional with over 15 years of proven success in fund development and executive leadership. A creative project manager with unique problem-solving abilities and outstanding communication skills. Proven effectiveness in community resource development and team building with a strong commitment to excellence. Personally committed to the advancement of all people.Tim Torgerson
is passionate about helping organizations to realize their potential to achieve their strategic plans by developing a compelling case for support that will transform their service to the community. With more than 35 years of fundraising and nonprofit management, Tim has extensive knowledge of capital campaigns, leadership giving and management of high-level volunteer relationships.