Making Connections, Making a Difference
Lynn Trojahn, Vice President of Advancement at ACCION New Mexico, will discuss how having an entrepreneurial and philanthropic spirit makes a difference in the broader community. Since her tenure began at ACCION in March 2005, over $5.1 million has been generated for endowment and operating programs and over $4.75 million in microlending capital.
Trojahn supports nonprofit development work by providing trainings and workshops through the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico and the New Mexico Association of Fundraising Professionals. She provides pro bono training for nonprofit boards like the Samaritan Counseling Center and Menaul School in fundraising and capital campaign development.
She is past-president of the New Mexico Association of Fundraising Professionals and was awarded the Outstanding Fundraising Professional for New Mexico from this group in 2003. In 1997, she received the prestigious University of New Mexico (UNM) Gerald May Staff Recognition award during her tenure as Director of Development for the UNM General Library system raising over $6 million. Lynn and her husband are board members for the Future Fund through the Albuquerque Community Foundation.
Special Events This Evening
We will install our 2008-2009 Board of Directors and award our annual Chapter Kudos to well deserving members.
Meeting Schedule & Location
This month we will meet in the Embassy Suites La Ventana room on Lomas, just west of I-25. La Ventana is located off the main hotel lobby.
5:30 p.m. Mix ‘n Mingle
6:15 p.m. Dinner & Program
A very special “Thank You” to Lucy Archamboult – Lea Environmental, LLC and Mary Rutland – Human Resources by Mary Rutland, LLC for sponsoring the bar this month.
This Month’s Menu
Salad: Caesar Salad
Regular Entreé: Filet of Salmon
Vegetarian Entreé: Vegetable Strudel
Dessert: Chocolate Mousse
Reservations for this month’s meeting are now closed. We look forward to seeing you next month!