Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives

Planned Giving Panel Discussion

  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Jefferson Lakeside Country Club


  • For members of the Virginia Gift Planning Council to attend at the member rate.
  • A special offer for participants in IOP programs to join VAFRE for a complimentary meeting.
  • For those individuals who are members of VAFRE.
  • For individuals who are not personally members of VAFRE but whose organization has one or more paid members.
  • For individuals who are not members of VAFRE and whose organizations do not have another member.
  • For members who have purchased their season pass only.

Join our moderator, Ruth Modlin Ellett, CFRE, as she guides our panel members through a discussion on some of the lessons learned in the field of planned giving and how they can be applied by organizations of any size.

Panel members:

  • Gayle Haglund, Westminster Canterbury Richmond; 
  • Dan Stackhouse, The New Community School; and 
  • Boyd Spencer, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (recently retired).

This meeting is sponsored by Software Technology Resources, LLC.


  • Regular: Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti
  • Vegetarian/Gluten Free: Harvest Apple Salad (Romaine lettuce, dried apricots, blue cheese, toasted almonds, maple vinaigrette dressing)
  • Dessert: Pumpkin Pie.

In order to keep lunch costs low for our members and guests, Jefferson Lakeside is unable to accommodate special dietary requests beyond the gluten free and vegetarian options listed and is unable to make last minute substitutions of one meal for the other. 

If you have questions about the menu, please contact Mary Kidd at or by phone at 804/368-3398. 


  • 11:30 a.m. Registration
  • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Program
  • 1:00 p.m. Adjourn (time approximate)

Cost to attend

$20 for members (no additional fee for Season Pass holders), $25 for nonmembers employed by a member organization, and $30 for nonmember guests. Fees support program costs and administration. Registrations should be received by end of day November 1st.


Contact VAFRE Administrator Mary Kidd, CMP, CAE at (804) 368-3398 or by e-mail to

Cancellation Policy

Credits for a future meeting or refunds will be given if notification of cancellation is received at VAFRE’s office prior to noon on the Thursday before a regular Tuesday meeting. If cancellation is received after the Thursday before a regular Tuesday meeting, credits and refunds will be given at the discretion of the Management Company based on the number of late registrations received. In the event of illness or an emergency, credits or refunds may be granted at the discretion of the Management Company.

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