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"Ethics in Fundraising" with Author Janice Gow Pettey
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When: 5/3/2013
11:30 AM
Where: Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon Street
Portland, Oregon 
United States
Contact: Kaitlin Smith

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter ("AFP") will present "Ethics in Fundraising with Author Janice Gow Pettey” on Friday, May 3.

Doors open at 11 a.m.
Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program from noon to 1 p.m.
The event will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon Street in downtown Portland.

Internationally recognized author and practitioner Janice Gow Pettey will present a thought-provoking session on real life ethical issues involving the charitable sector. She is the author/editor of Nonprofit Fundraising Strategy: A Guide to Ethical Decision Making and Regulation for Nonprofit Organizations (Wiley 2013), Ethical Fundraising: A Guide for Nonprofit Boards and Fundraisers (Wiley 2008), and Cultivating Diversity in Fundraising (Wiley 2002). She is Chair Emeritus of AFP's International Ethics Committee.

Pettey is the Vice President for Resource Development at The Asia Foundation, and an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco. She is the current chair of AFP's Research Council, and is on the board of CFRE International.  She is the former CAO of the Foundation at City College of San Francisco and former CEO of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation. She has additionally worked with the Red Cross, United Way, and YMCA.

"There are a myriad of ethical situations that arise for charitable organizations, their staff and volunteers,” said Carol Van Natta, President of the AFP Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter and Vice President of the Oregon State University Foundation, Portland Center. "We are pleased to have such a recognized practitioner as Janice Gow Pettey visiting our region and encourage development staff to invite their management and board volunteers to engage in this opportunity.”
The cost for the event is $35 for AFP members and $50 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is required. Online registration is available at For additional information about this seminar or the local AFP Chapter, please contact: 503.715.3100 or in Washington at 360.256.5590, or email:

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