July 15, 2013
Dear AiP Members:
I am honored to be writing you this message as your new AiP President.
This is an exciting time for our organization.
We are creating new committees, building
Chapters across the country, establishing a presence in China, publishing a
Philanthropy supplement to appear in Trust & Estates and Registered REP
magazines and getting ready to head back to Chicago for the 2014 Conference.
This is a perfect time to join a committee.
Your Board of Directors has reorganized how things get done in AiP and
would like to enlist your help.
your interest is researching new member benefits, identifying cutting edge
topics for webinars, welcoming newcomers to the organization or helping plan
the annual conference, your participation is welcome and needed.
Committee participation is a member benefit
and is a great way to get to know other members as well as showcase your skill
Please take a look at the committee
and contact the AiP office if you would like to join.
Our next new Chapters are being formed in Chicago and Portland.
If you live near one of these cities and are
interested in helping build the Chapter, please contact Sheila Gidley at the
AiP office (firstname.lastname@example.org
or 312.252.2501.) Building a local AiP Chapter is a great way to connect with
other advisors and foundation executives to share information and ideas to help
better serve your clients and donors.
Speaking of bringing AiP to new areas, our China Ambassador, Andy Toles
recently returned from Beijing where
2-day financial services conference
engaged in offshore
investments. Approximately 80
have joined the AiP mailing list and we will
plans to open an AiP
Be sure to watch for the AiP Philanthropy supplement
appearing in the September 2013 issues of Registered REP and Trust &
With a combined
circulation of over 115,000 this supplement is a wonderful opportunity for
exposure for our association.
It could also
be a wonderful opportunity for exposure for your business as well, advertising
is available at deeply discounted rates.
our website for details.
Last but not least, watch for an email regarding an announcement of the date
and location of the Conference on Philanthropy 2014.
We are heading back to the Chicago area this
year and plan to make the final venue selection from our short list in early August
– at which point the Conference Committee will begin recruiting speaker
proposals and planning the conference.
Again, contact Sheila if you would like to be part of the planning
Looking forward to a productive and successful year.
International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy