James Rygg, City of Hope
James Rygg is the Senior Director of Development Research at the City of Hope, and has served in this role since November 2000.
He oversees the prospect research and prospect management areas of Development.
has been in the development field since 1992.
recently received the CARA Service Award in 2009.
Rygg served as President for the California Advancement Researchers Association (CARA), from 2004 to 2006.
also served as the Programming Chair for CARAâ€™s 2003 Annual Conference, the Southern California Regional Chair from 2000-2002 and Membership Chair in 2003.
He is also an active member of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) having served on the Nominations Committee in 2005.
In addition, he also served as a Track Co-Chair in 2003, 2004, and 2005 for APRAâ€™s International Conference and most recently served on the APRA Curriculum Planning Committee for APRAâ€™s 2009 International Conference and APRAâ€™s Technology Task Force Committee.
has presented on various research and development topics at CARA
, APRAâ€™s International Conference, the Planned Giving Round Tableâ€™s (PGRT) Western Regional and local Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) chapters.