Stephanie DerGarabedian, GSEHD MA ’94, has become a member of the Board of Directors for The Association of Fundraising Professionals Long Island (AFPLI) chapter (www.afpli.org). The installation took place on January 8 at Molloy College’s Suffolk Campus.
AFPLI is Long Island’s professional affiliation for those in the fundraising field or whose positions require fundraising expertise. Throughout the year, AFPLI offers a wide array of programs and services that include monthly educational seminars, scholarships, mentoring, a speaker’s bureau, certification programs, a job bank and its annual Philanthropy Day Conference and Awards Luncheon.
DerGarabedian is the development director of Seatuck Environmental Association, a not-for-profit, member-supported, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting the conservation of Long Island’s wildlife and environment through education, research and advocacy. Prior to joining Seatuck, DerGarabedian worked in development and major gift fundraising for CARE, the Environmental Defense Fund and Save the Children. She holds degrees from Colgate University and GW and is a resident of Island Park, N.Y.