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Ethical Considerations When Working With Older Donors

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Ethical Considerations When Working With Older Donors

October 14, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

W. Mark Clark, CEO, Pima Council on Aging

October 14th – 7:30-9:00 am

Location : CFSA

While capacity for generosity often increases as donors age, it is important to be cognizant of ethical considerations when working with this group. This workshop will cover the landscape of aging here in Pima County, as well as how to identify signs of cognitive decline and exploitation. Fundraisers will be challenged define their ethical duty when working with older adults, and will strategize how create boundaries in those murky ethical grey areas.


W. Mark Clark is President & CEO of Pima Council on Aging, a position he has held since 2014. He has more than forty-five years of executive leadership of behavioral health, human service, housing and faith-based organizations. From 2011 to 2013 he served as Associate General Minister of the Cleveland-based United Church of Christ. Prior to this position, Mark served for twelve years as the President & CEO of CODAC Behavioral Health Services. He is currently the Board President of the Presidio San Agustin Museum and a Trustee of the TUSD Benefits Trust. He has been active in number community and professional organizations including the Old Ft. Lowell Neighborhood Association, the National Organization of Social Workers and United Way of Southern Arizona. He is honored to have been selected to be Arizona Social Worker of the Year in 2009, and to have received a Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness and the Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.  Mark holds a Masters in Social Work from ASU and an undergraduate degree from NAU. He was a 2002 Fellow of the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at the ASU School of Social Work and Pima Community College.

According to current Pima County Health Department and CDC guidelines, AFP is operating in the Green/Low category:

  • If you have recently tested positive for COVID or are showing any potential symptoms, please attend via Zoom
  • Masking is optional indoors
  • Proof of vaccination is not required

If you have any questions, please reach out to Gerry Oldenski at We look forward to seeing you at the event!

Thank You to our October Meeting Sponsor!








October 14, 2022
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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AFP Southern Arizona
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