Tonyehn Verkitus, GiveGabís Executive Director of Community Citizenship, Appointed to the Alliance for Nonprofit Management Board of Directors
Ithaca, NY, July 30, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Alliance of Nonprofit Management has appointed Tonyehn Verkitus, to its Board of Directors. Verkitus is the Executive Director of Community Citizenship at GiveGab, the volunteering network. Additional Alliance Board appointments include Jenni Dones, BEST/United Way in Flint, MI; Cordina Hill, CityLife/Urbana, Boston and Rick Moyers, Myer Foundation, DC.
As the premier community of capacity builders for nonprofits, the Alliance for Nonprofit Management is a catalyst to ignite and accelerate the impact of individuals and organizations helping nonprofits achieve positive social change. The Alliance provides programming that enables members to meet the highest standards of capacity building and professional assistance; advocacy for the nonprofit sector; and research, development, and dissemination of cutting-edge theory and practices.
"I look forward to serving on the Alliance board and believe I can be helpful in fulfilling its mission. Nonprofits and the individuals that volunteer with them strengthen and improve our communities and I am proud to further their impact," said Verkitus.
Verkitus is an alumnus of the College of William and Mary. She spent four years as a volunteer manager for the American Cancer Society with a focus on building new event partnerships with area universities and community involvement. For five years she was the Advertising/Promotions Director for a weekly magazine and restaurant reviewer. She is also on the Boards of Arts and Culture for Lackawanna County, Africa Community Exchange and the Greenhouse Project.
“We are very excited to be expanding our ranks with capacity builders of this caliber and the current board looks forward to working with and learning from each of our newest members as we steward the Alliance into it next phase of growth and expansion,” noted Mike Burns, Chair of the Governance Committee. The newest trustees were identified and approved by the board in July after detailed and extensive review and vetting process lead by the governance committee which focus on the candidates’ service to the organization, professional experience, and a passion for capacity building.
GiveGab is a social volunteering platform that connects passionate volunteers and good causes to help people share their inspiring service stories with the world. With its web platform and iPhone app, GiveGab makes volunteering easier than ever by helping users identify and sign up for opportunities, track their impact, share photos and reflections from their experiences, and discover new ways to give back to their communities.
GiveGab’s Premium Services and Enterprise solutions allow nonprofits, schools and businesses to create in-depth, customizable reports about their volunteer activity and engagement, allowing them to quickly quantify their volunteer programs and better communicate their impact to potential donors and partners. More information is available at www.GiveGab.com.
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