DMA Nonprofit Federation Welcomes New Advisory Council Members
August 11, 2006 — The Direct Marketing Association Nonprofit Federation (DMANF) is pleased to welcome nine new representatives from the nonprofit community to the organization’s Advisory Council.
New appointees, who began their two-year term on the Council in July, include:
· Paula Cain, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
· Brian Cowart, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
· Diane Estremera, May Development Services
· Barry Giaquinto, Consultant
· Jeanne Harris, SCA Direct
· Steve Maggio, DaVinci Direct
· Matt Panos, Food for the Hungry
· Chris Ragusa, Estee Marketing
· Dave Strauss, World Wildlife Federation
“We are honored to have leaders of such high caliber and experience to help DMANF fulfill its mission,” said Advisory Council Chair Angie Moore, of the American Cancer Society. These committed individuals will provide valuable insight and advice as we move forward with new initiatives in advocacy and education.
DMANF Executive Director Senny Boone also offered thanks to the six individuals who are completing their terms on the Advisory Council. “Your passion and commitment to the work of the DMANF is deeply appreciated by all of us in the nonprofit community who have benefited from your experience and generosity.” She noted that many of these individuals have served additional years in advisory roles at DMANF predecessor organizations.
Those completing Advisory Council terms include:
· Jack Doyle, Amergent
· Lindy Litrides, Litrides & Associates
· Larry May, May Development Services
· Dennis Meyer, Meyer Partners
· Sherry Minton, American Heart Association
· Sue Sword, Christian Appalachian Project
About the DMANF
Since 1982, the DMA Nonprofit Federation (www.nonprofitfederation.org) and its predecessor organizations have been aggressive and effective advocates for nonprofits in postal, regulatory, legislative, and accountability issues. DMANF has led the way in professional education, networking, and industry advancement. We are the premier agent for improving public awareness and receptivity to direct marketing-driven philanthropy. According to the Giving USA Foundation, individuals used direct response channels to contribute approximately $260 billion to nonprofit organizations in 2005. With more than 400 members, the DMANF is one of the largest member segments of the Direct Marketing Association.
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