AΣT Director of Development Achieves CFRE Certification

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Alpha Sigma Tau is pleased to congratulate Emily Hamsher Kindred, Beta Delta, for earning the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation. Emily serves as the Director of Development for Alpha Sigma Tau. She joins over 6,100 fundraising professionals around the world who are CFREs.

CFRE International is an independent organization dedicated to upholding the highest standards in ethical philanthropic fundraising through the certification of fundraising executives. Individuals granted the CFRE have met a series of standards which include demonstrated professional, educational, and fundraising achievement in nonprofit organizations. They have also passed a rigorous written examination testing the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a fundraising executive, and have agreed to uphold CFRE International’s Accountability Standards and Donor Bill of Rights.

“The CFRE proves what we all already know to be true about Emily,” said Jim Paponetti, Alpha Sigma Tau and Foundation CEO “She is not only committed to raising resources vital to Alpha Sigma Tau’s success, but doing so in a way that builds the trust, respect, and accountability required for healthy and effective donor relationships. I am very proud she has and continues to say yes to serving Alpha Sigma Tau. I look forward to even greater achievement led by her efforts.”

About CFRE – Founded in 2001, CFRE International is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to setting standards in philanthropy through a valid and reliable certification process for fundraising professionals. The CFRE credential is available worldwide as the global standard for the fundraising profession and is accredited internationally as a personnel certification program. Learn more about CFRE International at cfre.org.

About Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority – Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority was founded November 4, 1899, at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The purpose of Alpha Sigma Tau is to promote the ethical, cultural, and social development of its members. The Sorority offers membership programming with an emphasis on academic achievement, community service, leadership development, and personal growth opportunities.

About Alpha Sigma Tau National Foundation – The Alpha Sigma Tau National Foundation (Foundation) was established as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 1982. The Foundation was founded to provide members and friends with the opportunity to make tax-deductible donations in support of Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority’s educational and charitable initiatives including scholarships, program grants, and national and regional leadership opportunities. Learn more about the Foundation at alphasigmatau.org/foundation.


Ben Nemenoff
Director of Marketing and Communications
Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority
(317) 613-7574