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“THE WORK SHE HAS BEEN DOING IN THE COMMUNITY IS QUITE IMPRESSIVE.” – MICHAEL ONYEMELUKWE, BOARD MEMBER AND TREASURER, A STEP FORWARD

SEEDING ASF TREASURER SEEKS SUSTAINABILITY ne of the key leaders of the A Step Forward One of the treasurer's most important roles is crafting “a sustainable means of supporting the organization,” he notes, and involves “developing repeatable processes and outcomes.”

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has been doing in the city is quite impressive. She asked if I would please come on board to help out.” GIVING BACK Onyemelukwe says he accepted the volunteer position because it represents “an opportunity for me to give back to the community.” A Baltimore native, he is employed by Morgan Stanley as a licensed investment advisor. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics, and management.

organization is Michael Onyemelukwe, a member of the board of directors who also serves as ASF's treasurer. the work of A Step Forward a few years ago, when he was working with Goodwill of the Chesapeake, meeting with city residents who were part of the target population that A Step Forward serves. help needy community residents deal improve their lives, he was introduced to A Step Forward

agency, A Step Forward relies on the generosity of donors – “people who support our mission and who believe in the cause, some of whom might have been impacted personally or know of a family or friend who has been impacted.” Ensuring transparency is also a key function of the treasurer, he notes. “It's very important to donors that they know that all of their dollars go to supporting the work of the organization.”

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