Conference Committee

Conference Chairs

Conference Co-Chair
Chuck Dunham
Director of Creative Services
Emerson College

Conference Co-Chair
Wendy Schilling
Senior Officer, Alumni Communities
McGill University

Executive Committee

Nicole Sullivan

Marketing and Communications Co-Chair (Digital)
Nicole Sullivan
Assistant Director of Media Relations
Emerson College

Nancy Howell

Marketing and Communications Co-Chair (Print)
Nancy Howell
Senior Copy Editor
Emerson College

Operations Co-Chair
Amanda Lazarus
Director of Class Campaigns, Brown Annual Fund
Brown University

Operations Co-Chair
Samantha Mocle
Digital Communications Specialist
Brandeis International Business School

Temi Akin-Aina

Program Co-Chair
Temi Akin-Aina
Associate Director, Advancement and Alumni Relations
Concordia University

Program Co-Chair
Theresa Lee
Executive Director, Annual Giving and Operations
University of Massachusetts Lowell

District I Partners

District I Chair
Gilbert Tordjman
Executive Director, Advancement Services
Concordia University

Chair Elect
Beth Cahill
Director of Alumni and Development
Renbrook School

District I Administrator
Linda King
CAMI

Sponsorship Co-Chair
Jackie Nowell
Associate Vice-President, Donor Relations & Engagement
University of Rhode Island Foundation

Gretchen Dwyer

Sponsorship Co-Chair
Gretchen Dwyer
Executive Director of Leadership Giving
Amherst College

Key Decision Maker (KDM) Chair
Don Brezinski
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Southern New Hampshire University

Michelle Davies

Excellence Awards Co-Chair
Michelle Davis
Chief Marketing Officer
Olin College of Engineering

Excellence Awards Co-Chair
Dave Sorensen
Acting Associate Director, Communications
Memorial University

Achievement & Recognition Awards Chair
Linda McIntosh
Executive Director, Advancement Information Systems and Prospect Research
Boston College

Program Committee

Advancement Services Track
Ryan T. Bersani
Senior Database Analyst
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Advancement Services Track
Misty McCarty
Associate Vice President, Advancement Services
University of New Hampshire

Julie Griffin-Carty

Alumni Relations Track
Julie Griffin-Carty
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
Harvard Medical School

Breakfast Roundtables
Lindsay McConchie
Director, Student & Young Alumni Engagement
Harvard Business School

Tom Witkowski

Breakfast Roundtables
Tom Witkowski
Senior Director, Alumni Marketing & Communications
Harvard Business School

Development Track
Jeffrey Stauch
Director of Annual Giving
Middlebury College

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Development Track
Jonathan Schaffrath
Senior Development Officer, External Relations
Harvard Business School

Danielle Auriemma

Emerging Leaders Track
Danielle Auriemma
Associate Director, Class Giving
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kevin Fleming

Emerging Leaders Track
Kevin Fleming
Director of Alumni Relations
Emerson College

Independent Schools Track
Meret Nahas
Associate Director of Development
The Loomis Chaffee School

Independent Schools Track
Vassar Pierce
Associate Director of Development
Pomfret School

Leadership & Management Track
Kathy Hawkes
Senior Director, Development
MIT Sloan School of Management

Leadership & Management Track
Amy Ferguson
Director, Annual Leadership Gifts
Boston University

Phil DiMartino

Marketing/Communications Track
Phil DiMartino
Assistant Director, New Media Fundraising, Annual Giving
Boston University

Marketing/Communications Track
Sandy Fasules
Director of Digital Marketing
Wellesley College

New Advancement Professionals Track
Kristin Spilker
International Advancement Officer
Northeastern University

New Advancement Professionals Track
Aisha Francis
Director of Development, Principal and Major Gift
Harvard Medical School

Ajayi Harris

Professional Development Track
Ajayi Harris
Director of Annual Giving
Lesley University

Professional Development Track
Kevin P. Wesley
Executive Director of Alumni Relations
Johnson & Wales University

Mentoring
Judy Wolfe
Virginia Tech

Programs Liaison
Deidra Miles
Associate Director, Annual Giving
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Operations Committee

Arrangements & AV
Kathryn DePaola
Coordinator, Technology & Capital Projects
Brandeis International Business School

Evaluations
Shanna Parisien
Events Manager
Concordia University

Hospitality
Jess Gagnon
Assistant Director, Annual Fund Leadership Gifts
Boston University

Hospitality
Carol Jacobson
Associate Director, Alumni Relations
Mt. Wachusett Community College

Keynote Chair
Meagan Flint
Assistant Director, Chapters
Boston College

Career Resources
Amy Haughey
Associate Director, Class Programs
Brown University

Career Resources
Kate Tedford
Associate Director, The Wesleyan Fund
Wesleyan College

Registration
Jim Keener
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Strategic Programs
University of Hartford

Registration
Kim Hunter
Director, Alumni Outreach
MIT Alumni Association

Signage
Casey Accardi
Assistant Director of the Annual Fund
Amherst College

Special Events
Shani Scheiman
Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations
Boston University

Special Events
Nicholas Mancuso
Program Coordinator, Advancement Resources & Strategic Talent Management
Boston University

Volunteers
Danielle Mastronardi Fisette
Executive Assistant
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Speaker Concierge
Lauren Wojtkun
Director, Volunteer Training & Development
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Marketing and Communications Committee

Laura Rossi Lemire

Conference and Awards Program Editor
Laura Lemire
Assistant Director of Integrated Marketing
St. Anselm College

Victoria A. Harnish

General Editor
Victoria Harnish
Executive Director, Donor Relations
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Email Editor
Anna Murphy
Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice President and COO of Resource Development
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Social Media Editor
Whitney Swab
Assistant Director of Athletic Advancement
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Website Developer
Andy Twomey
Website Designer and Developer
Tufts University

Mikal Morello

Website Developer
Mikal Morello
Website Designer and Developer
Tufts University

Website Content Editor
Angela Coulombe
Communications Manager
University of New England

Sponsorship Committee

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Sponsor Relations Lead
Kristen Atwood
Associate Director of the 1821 Society
Amherst College

Sponsor Liaison
David Erwin
Associate Director, Alumni Relations
Central Catholic High School

Sponsor Liaison
Brittany Guarna
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
University of Hartford

Sponsor Liaison
Alice Herrmann
Development Assistant
Amherst College

Sponsor Liaison
Sean McGrath
Alumni Fund Development Officer
Williams College

Sponsor Liaison
Laura Brink Pisinski
Associate Vice President, Advancement
Simmons College

Ericka Prew

Sponsor Liaison
Ericka Prew
Major Gifts Officer
University of Massachusetts Amherst, College of Engineering

Sponsor Liaison
Brittany Richard
Associate Director, Annual Fund
Wesleyan University

Sponsor Liaison
Aubrey McCarthy
Records and Stewardship Coordinator
University of Hartford

Abbie J. von Schlegell

Sponsor Liaison
Abbie von Schlegell
Principal
A. von Schlegell & Co.