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The Best of ICON
The Best of ICON

Wed, Jul 12


Downtown YMCA

The Best of ICON

Join us for our July Professional Development Series! 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Networking 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Session Fee $15 for members and $25 non-members (lunch included) $10 for virtual zoom attendance

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Time & Location

Jul 12, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Downtown YMCA, 402 N Market St, Wichita, KS 67202, USA


About the event

Join us to hear some of the key ideas and resources presented at the recent AFP ICON Conference from several local fundraising professionals as they share their experiences and learnings from this year’s conference.

Our Panel of Professionals:

Ellen Johnson Mosley is the Director of Development at the Great Plains Nature Center and Lecturer in the Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs at Wichita State University. She maintains a performing schedule as a classical flutist and regularly plays in the Traverso Colore Baroque Flute Ensemble and in the Wichita Wind Symphony.  Ellen serves as the Chair of the National Flute Association's Development Committee, Board Member of the Kansas Flute Society, and Commissioning Member of the Flute New Music Consortium. Her past appointments include Visiting Assistant Professor of Flute at Morehead State University, Principal Flutist in the Cave Run Symphony Orchestra, and President of the Flute Society of Kentucky.

Kim Pennington, CFRE

Kim has served as Development Officer for the Wichita Children's Home since 2014, overseeing all Wichita Children’s Home development efforts including fundraising, grants, events, capital campaigns, volunteers and communications. She and her team have raised more than $30 million to benefit children in crisis. Under her leadership, annual contributions have doubled, new programs and buildings have been funded, and community partnerships have grown.

A Wichita native, she is a long-time community volunteer. For twenty years, she has worked in the non-profit world and is committed to empowering others and positively impacting those around her. She currently enjoys serving on the AFP Board.

Kim Pennington has been guided by John Wesley's philosophy of "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all times you can, to all people you can. As long as you can" throughout her professional career.

Steve Schaumburg is the Chief Growth Officer at Tanganyika Wildlife Park & Foundation.  Prior to development, Steve was a marketing executive and consultant working primarily in the healthcare industry. His undergraduate degree is in Journalism from Wichita State University, and he holds an MBA in Healthcare Management from Western Governors’ University. He has been a member of our local AFP chapter for 3 years, currently serves as Mentorship Chair, and was selected as our Chamberlain Scholar in 2023.

Valerie White is a passionate community connector and problem solver with a background in business. With an MBA in Health Care Administration and several years of experience in the nonprofit industry, Valerie has developed a deep understanding of the social issues that affect health and their impacts on communities. She specializes in creating engaging stories, combining her technical expertise in business operations with her ability to make complex issues understandable to a wide audience. Valerie is currently the Director of Community Advancement & Development at Kansas Food Bank, which serves 85 Kansas counties. In her free time, you can find her with her family exploring the arts and science museums or at AMC watching the latest movies.


  • AFP Wichita Member

    +$0.38 service fee
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  • Non-member

    +$0.63 service fee
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  • Virtual

    +$0.25 service fee
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