Press Release: CGP Announces 16 CGP Conference Scholarship Recipients

Friday, November 18, 2022
For Immediate Release
For more information, please contact:
Jessica Hall, Director of Membership and Marketing

Indianapolis, IN – The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners is excited to announce 16 CGP Conference Scholarships were awarded for the 2022 CGP Conference in Reno, NV. The CGP Conference Scholarship fund was established to offer educational opportunities to fundraising and charitable gift planning professionals. Scholarships are funded through the generosity of individual donors and companies dedicated to supporting the broader profession of charitable gift planning. 

This year's 16 CGP Conference Scholarship recipients include: 

Hibel Family Scholarship Fund
Tchad Lovell,
Director of Planned Giving, NYU Langone Health
Kristen Sullivan Lynch, Regional Development Director,  Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame IN
Christina Stewart, Director of Development, The Independence Project

George L. Wolff Memorial Scholarship Fund
Andrea Jenkins, Sr. Director of Development, Winston Salem State University 
Hannah Field, Executive Assistant - Development, International Crane Foundation

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD 
Adrienne Walsh, Philanthropic Advisor, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

Kenyon Family Fund
Laura Maher,
Major Gifts Officer, Community Foundation for Southern Arizona

Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Cecilia Reyes,
Deputy Director, UC Santa Cruz

National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Hailey Cassell, Senior Planned Giving & Major Gifts Officer, Seattle Humane
Shane Hersch, Director of Gift Planning, University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation
Bettina C. Kohlbrenner, Development Officer, Shriners Children’s Hospital Northern CA
Katie Pooser, Deputy Director, Planned Giving, Environmental Defense Fund
Anne Rodenberg, Director of Major and Planned Giving Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Kyle Schaberg, Assistant Director of Development, Michigan State University/Michigan FFA Foundation 
Karen Senger, Director of Development, Food Bank of Northern Nevada
P.J. Shaver, CFRE, Major Gift and Planned Giving Officer, St. Joseph’s Villa

The goal of the fund is to promote philanthropic planning techniques among a broad base of individuals. Each scholarship includes complimentary conference registration and a one-year CGP membership. 

The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners is committed to improving the art and science of the charitable gift planning process. We equip members with relevant resources, including guidelines, articles, model documents and samples that help enrich and advance careers. We connect colleagues at all levels through our national network, including those who defined the field. We exist to serve our distinguished profession and bring life to charitable gift planning.


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