March 20 Planned Giving Panel




AFP Inland Empire Chapter Presenting "Planned Giving Panel"

Date:             March 20, 2018

Time:            10:30 to 11:00 am - Registration/Networking
                      11:00 am to 1 pm  - Main Presentation   

Hosted by:  Loma Linda University Health / San Manuel Gateway 

Loma Linda University Health – San Bernardino Campus
3rd Floor Classroom
250 S. G Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410  

Tickets:         $25 for AFP Members/$35 for NonMembers - PrePaid Online

                       $35 Pay at the Door Members/$45 Pay at the Door Non-Members

Note:             Online RSVP required to guarantee that you will be provided a meal. 

Speaker(s) confirmed:

Todd Mekelburg
Director of Planned Giving, Loma Linda University Health

2017, 2018 Chair 
Charitable Gift Planners – Inland Southern California


About Todd Mekelburg:
Todd Mekelburg has been involved in various aspects of charitable gift planning for the past 29 years; first as a trust auditor for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in Silver Spring, Maryland, then as Director of Trust Services for the Rocky Mountain Conference in Denver, Colorado followed by 15 years as Director of Leadership Giving at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska, his alma mater.  He began his current position as Director of Planned Giving for Loma Linda University Health in April 2012.  His wife, Janya, is also employed at Loma Linda as the Director of Alumni and Donor Relations.  They have two children, Drew, a physical education teacher in Lincoln, Nebraska and Mandy, an events specialist for Rocky Mountain Adventist Healthcare Foundation in Denver, Colorado. When he’s not exploring the mysteries of planned giving, Todd enjoys time on the tennis court and golf course.

Raymond W. Watts, CFRE, CSPG
Associate Vice President and Senior Philanthropic Advisor
University of Redlands

About Raymond W. Watts:
Raymond W. Watts, CFRE, CSPG, is Associate Vice President and Senior Philanthropic Advisor at the University of
Redlands, and has served the University since 2002. Ray manages the Development team at the University, and oversees all University philanthropic outreach efforts, working closely with Trustees, the President and the Vice President for University Relations to achieve organizational goals.  Before assuming the role of AVP at Redlands in 2007, Ray served for 5 years as Director of Development, overseeing the major gift fundraising for the historic Centennial Campaign.