The ACFRE Certification Board

The Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) Certification Board is a volunteer body comprised of nine ACFRE’s in good standing. The ACFRE Board is independent in decision-making in all matters pertaining to the implementation of the certification process. 


Chair
R. Scott Fortnum, MA, CFRE, ACFRE (2020 class)
President & CEO
Children’s Health Foundation
London, ON

Alice L. Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE (2019 class)
Partner
GoalBusters Consulting
Flagstaff, AZ

Mary Doorley Simboski, MS, ACFRE (2018 class)
Vice President for Philanthropy
Care Dimensions
Boston, MA

Kenneth Frisch, ACFRE (2019 class)
Retired
Toledo, OH

Benjamin Mohler, MA, CFRE, ACFRE (2019 class)
Assistant Vice President, Development
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY

Leah Eustace, M.Phil, MInstF, CFRE, ACFRE (2020 class)
President
Blue Canoe Philanthropy
Ottawa, ON

C. Vernon Snyder, ACFRE (2019 class)
Retired
Toledo, OH

Scott Staub, ACFRE (2019 class)
Managing Director
Leadership Search Partners
Berkeley, CA

Program Coordinator:
Cathlene Williams, Ph.D.


Past Board Members 1996-present
(Bolded names have served as chair)

Barbara R. Levy, ACFRE – 1996 to 2000

William M. Moran, ACFRE, FAHP – 1996 to 2001

Charlotte Rhodes, ACFRE – 1996 to 2002

Lona M. Farr, Ph.D., ACFRE – 1996 to 2003

Robert E. Fogal, Ph.D., ACFRE – 2001 to 2004

C. Neal Davis, Ph.D., ACFRE – 2002 to 2005

Tony Sargent (public member) – 2002 to 2008

Karla A. Williams, ACFRE – 2008 to 2009

Sandra A. Adams, ACFRE – 2008 to 2009

Jim Allen, ACFRE – 2009 to 2012

Wilson (Bill) Levis (public member) – 2009 to 2016

Jill Pranger, ACFRE – 2009 to 2015

Erik J. Daubert, MBA, ACFRE – 2010 to 2013

Shereitte C. Stokes III, ACFRE – 2011 to 2013

Alice L. Ferris, MBA, CFRE, ACFRE – 2013 to 2019

C. Vernon Snyder, ACFRE – 2013 to 2019

Paul Strawhecker, ACFRE – 2014 to 2017

R. Scott Fortnum, MA, CFRE, ACFRE – 2014 to 2020

Angela Seaworth, Ph.D., ACFRE – 2015 to 2017

Mary Doorley, MS, ACFRE – 2015 to 2018

Kenneth Frisch, ACFRE – 2016 to 2019

Scott Staub, ACFRE – 2016 to 2019

Benjamin Mohler, MA, CFRE, ACFRE – 2017 to 2019

Leah Eustace, M.Phil, MInstF, CFRE, ACFRE – 2018 to 2020

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