To strengthen philanthropy in Martin & St. Lucie Counties through professional development & ethical fundraising practices
About the Presenters:
Melanie Forget, CFRE, Director of Development, IRSC Foundation
Melanie has been employed by IRSC for more than 24 years. Her duties include responsibility for the Dan K. Richardson Entrepreneurship Program, planned giving program, employee appeal, capital campaigns, and the annual fund campaign. Melanie graduated from the University of South Florida, earning a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. She received a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University. Melanie has served on the Board of AFP Treasure Coast for several years.
Monique Olson, CFRE, Development Coordinator, IRSC Foundation
Monique has 15 years of experience in philanthropy at IRSC including annual giving, capital campaigns, planned giving, donor research and stewardship. She serves as the President of the AFP Indian River Chapter and a board member of the Planned Giving Council of Indian River. Monique earned a bachelor’s degree in Advertising/Public Relations from the University of Central Florida, a master’s degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University and a Certified Fund Raising Executive designation from CFRE International.