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Divisional Directory

UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

General Inquiries

805-756-GIVE
[email protected]

Events RSVP Line

805-756-5470

Donor Recognition 

805-756-5494

UDAE Leadership

Jessica Darin

Interim Vice President of Development
805-756-6000
[email protected]

Stacy Cannon

Associate Vice President, Principal Gifts & Gift Planning
805-756-2993
[email protected]

Lisa Rockwell-Harpster

Executive Director, Development Finance & Gift Administration
805-756-5577
[email protected]

Grant Kirkpatrick

Associate Vice President, University Development & Alumni Engagement
805-756-2173
[email protected]

Ericka Horn

Director of Administrative Services & Foundation Board Operations
805-756-7147
[email protected]

Central Development

Office of the Vice President

Claire Wilson
Assistant to the Associate Vice President, University Development & Alumni Engagement
805-756-1447
[email protected]

 

Principal Gifts & Planning

Office of Principal Gifts & Gift Planning

Allie Burnett
Senior Director
805-756-2925
alburnet@calpoly.edu

Beth Hough
Scholarship & Student Support Coordinator
805-756-7466
[email protected]

Heather McMillan
Administrative Coordinator
805-756-7125
[email protected]

​Development Finance & Gift Administration

Office of Development Finance & Gift Administration

Elizabeth Rivera
Operations & Budget Analyst
805-756-7022
[email protected]

Brian Walker
Trust & Endowment Analyst
805-756-1133
[email protected]

Development Support Services

Christine Saruwatari
Development Records Analyst
805-756-6160
[email protected]

Karissa Nancolas
Matching Gifts Coordinator
805-756-2713
[email protected]

Shelley Bright
Development Records Specialist
805-756-5437
[email protected]

Barbara Staley
Administrative Support Specialist 
805-756-1555
[email protected]

Data & Systems

Craig Nelson
Director, Data & Systems
805-756-1558
[email protected]

Jonelle Thomson
Development Records Analyst
805-756-5860
[email protected]

Jon Takahashi
Data Analyst
805-756-5150
[email protected]

Foundation Accounting

Marc Benadiba
Foundation Treasurer
805-756-5864
[email protected]

Aaron Curti
Executive Director of Foundation Finance
805-756-1141
[email protected]

Netherly Martinek
Accountant II
805-756-1530
[email protected]

Alumni Engagement, Annual Giving, Donor Relations, Marketing & Communications & Parent Philanthropy

Alumni Engagement

Amanda McAdams
Executive Director of Alumni Engagement
805-756-5711
[email protected]

Kelly Owens-Davalos
Director of Alumni Programs and Engagement
805-756-1498
[email protected]

Heidi Lorge
Alumni Outreach Programs Specialist
805-756-1498
[email protected]

Sarah Thien
Strategic Initiatives
805-756-5747
[email protected]

Katie Osman
Alumni Engagement Specialist
805-756-5696
[email protected]

Annie Peterson
Administrative Support Coordinator
805-756-5745
[email protected]

Annual Giving

Christine McBride
Director of Annual Giving
805-756-5724
[email protected]

Melody Klemin
Communications Specialist
805-756-7135
[email protected]

Kat Preston
Communications Specialist
[email protected]

Donor Relations

Jenny Heckendorf
Director of Donor Relations
805-756-5508
[email protected]

Piper Fedrow
Donor Impact Specialist
805-756-5494
[email protected]

Eileen Vavra
Communications and Design Specialist
805-756-5481
[email protected]

Meaghan Smeehuyzen
Donor Relations Events Specialist
805-756-5490
[email protected]

Marketing & Communications

Jayan Kalathil
Communications Specialist
805-756-7117
[email protected]

Parent Philanthropy

Morgen Marshall
Director of Parent Philanthropy
805-234-5982
[email protected]

Prospect Management & Research

Office of Prospect Management & Research

Kevin Burns
Executive Director of Development
805-756-1446
[email protected]

Melissa Trento
Associate Director, Prospect Management & Research
805-756-7363
[email protected]

John Neylan
Prospect Research Analyst
805-756-7127
[email protected]

College & Unit Teams

Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences

Russ Kabaker
Assistant Dean, Advancement & External Relations
805-756-6601
[email protected]

Tim Northrop
Senior Director of Development
805-756-2166
[email protected]

Erica Gulseth Nordby
Director of Development
805-756-5595
[email protected]

Architecture & Environmental Design

Mariam Emyan
Assistant Dean of FInance
805-756-1439
[email protected]

Athletics

Chris Baker
Associate Athletic Director, Advancement
805-756-7188
[email protected]

Ashley Offermann
Senior Associate Athletic Director for Development
805-756-5722
[email protected]

Jenna Tognazzini
Director of Development
805-756-0275
[email protected]

Sharon Wagner
Development Coordinator
805-756-6382
[email protected]

Lacey Buck
Special Events Coordinator
805-756-2900
[email protected]

Anna Baytosh
Coordinator of Annual Fund & Stewardship
805-756-2255
[email protected]

Business

Mary Kelting
Assistant Dean, Advancement & External Relations
805-756-5177
[email protected]

Debbie Tuson
Advancement Coordinator
805-756-5098
[email protected]

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Cory Karpin
Senior Director of Development
805-756-5155
[email protected]

Engineering

Amy Blosser Spikes
Assistant Dean, Development & External Relations
805-756-2163
[email protected]

Brigette Olmos-Arreola
Director of Development
805-756-5047
[email protected]

Elise Erb
Associate Director of Development
805-756-5081
[email protected]

Liberal Arts

Adam Jarman
Assistant Dean for Advancement
805-756-6776
[email protected]

Library

Adam Jarman
Director of External Relations
805-756-6776
[email protected]

Science & Mathematics

Morgen Marshall
Interim Assistant Dean, Advancement & External Relations
805-756-7320
[email protected]

Ruzena Brar
Frost Fund Program & Donor Relations Specialist
805-756-6534
[email protected]

Student Affairs

Tessa Espinoza
Senior Director of External Relations and Director of Development
805-756-7301
[email protected]

Cal Poly Arts

Maria Taylor
Development/Advancement
805-756-5999
[email protected]