Log in


Board Members


President: Veronica Villasenor 

nt: Cilla Weichselbaum

  • Serve on the AFPSD Board of Directors.
  • Maintain current relationship with the National AFP.
  • Coordinate relations between the National AFP and the Association.
  • Establish goals, objectives and policies for the year.
  • Review the Association's long term goals - adjust as necessary.
  • Oversee committee functions and planning.
  • Set agendas and preside over sessions and meetings.
  • Conduct Board/Officer/Committee Chair meetings as needed.
  • Appoint individuals or committees as required.
  • Represents the Association at all events, keeping each event on schedule and keeping the audience engaged. Introduces speakers, announces items on the agenda, and recognizes each sponsors.        


First Vice President: Cilla Weichselbaum


  • Serve on the AFPSD Board of Directors.                        
  • Conduct meetings in absence of the President.
  • Formulate strategic plans for the upcoming fiscal year.
  • Oversee all planning and production aspects of the annual Symposium. 
  • Serve as Chairperson of the Symposium Committee.    
  • Obtain program approvals for CTP accreditation from National AFP.
  • Act as liaison with the government and academic community for the Association related matters.
  • Oversee the criteria for programs and sessions for the Association.


Secretary:  Kirsten Uptain

  • Serve on the AFPSD Board of Directors.
  • Order and maintain stock of AFPSD supplies.
  • Prepare and distribute minutes of officer and all meetings.
  • Send out the ballot and proxy for the election of the Board of Directors.
  • Maintain Association correspondence history and other appropriate records.
  • Create and provide meeting/topic/location information, as well as all other communication and announcements to members and prospects. 

  • Oversee and serve as administrator for the Association's official website.


Treasurer: Olivia Van Slyke


  • Serve on the AFPSD Board of Directors.
  • Perform the fiscal duties of the Treasurer of the Association.
  • Establish and maintain banking relationships for the Association.
  • Maintain financial records for the Association.
  • Prepare budget for the fiscal year.
  • Present financial statements to the Board at regular meetings.
  • Prepare Annual Report to the membership.
  • Prepare tax return for the Association and file in a timely manner.
  • Maintain adequate insurance for the Association.


 Audit Chair: Sharokin Badal


  • Serve on the AFPSD Board of Directors.
  • Ensure the Association's Board compliance.
  • Perform annual review of financial statements, including income statement and balance sheet, for accuracy and provide professional opinion.
  • Review actual vs budgeted financial activity for reasonableness.

Vice President - Programs: Cory Bratts

  • Serve on the AFPSD Board of Directors.
  • Oversee and guide the Program Committee.
  • Organize and schedule educational programs and seminars.
  • Poll membership for desired/needed programs and education seminars.
  • Select programs topics and speakers.
  • Organize and schedule programs
  • Secure facilities, negotiate pricing, and confirm set up as necessary.  
  • Follow up and thank you letters and gifts for all speakers.


    Vice President - Membership Chair: POSITION AVAILABLE

    • Serve on the AFPSD Board of Directors.
    • Serve as Chairperson of the Membership Committee.                   
    • Develop and coordinate new member recruitment and retention programs.
    • Coordinate study groups for CTP examination.                   
    • Handle check-in at meetings:
    • Take attendance and track actual vs planned attendees.
    • Prepare name badges for expected attendees, guests, and speakers.
    • Collect fees and dues.
    • Prepare a list of luncheon guests and new members for President.


    Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software