and the college’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alumnae Relations & Development Staff
Gifts and Alumnae Records
The Gifts and Records team is available for questions about making a gift, pledge balances, tax receipts, gifts in memory or honor and other charitable giving questions. Staff are also available to assist you in updating alumnae/i contact information, reporting a death, finding a classmate or other constituent records questions. You may call 413-585-2036 during business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or email your gift questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or your records questions to email@example.com.
For questions about giving opportunities, please contact Betsy Carpenter ’93, associate vice president for development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-585-2052.
For employment opportunities and to learn more about working at Smith, please visit Human Resources.
Senior Vice President for Alumnae Relations and Development
The senior vice president’s office oversees all alumnae relations and development programs.
|Beth Raffeld||Senior Vice President for Alumnae Relations and Development||413-585-2053|
|Denise Materre ’74||Vice President for Alumnae Relations||413-585-2025|
|Sandra Doucett||Associate Vice President for Advancement||413-585-2686|
|Clay Ballantine||Senior Philanthropic Advisor||413-585-3184|
|Amanda Bellavance||Executive Assistant for Advancement||413-585-2053|
|Jonelle Dennis||Advancement Coordinator||413-585-2020|
|Lou Ann Krawczynski||Senior Advancement Resources Administrator||413-585-2678|
|Rich Rodgers||Senior Philanthropic Advisor||413-585-2065|
|Amy Wehle||Senior Development Liaison to the President's Office||413-585-2673|
|Marea Wexler||Senior Philanthropic Advisor||413-585-2672|
Vice President for Alumnae Relations
The vice president for alumnae relations’ office oversees alumnae engagement and outreach
|Denise Materre ’74||Vice President for Alumnae Relations||413-585-2025|
|Elizabeth Bigwood||Director, Travel and Education||413-585-2029|
|Kyle Byrer||Program Coordinator||413-585-4216|
|Annie Croteau||Assistant Director, Reunion||413-585-2144|
|Krystle Ellis||Travel and Education Coordinator||413-585-4405|
|Emily Fitzgerald||Alumnae Relations and Reunion Assistant||413-585-2040|
|Nancy Streeter Howes||Assistant Director, Clubs||413-585-2058|
|Amanda Rivera López||Executive Director for the AASC and Regional Networks||413-585-2020|
Advancement and Technology Services
The Advancement and Technology Services team oversees data management and data access for Development and Alumnae Relations work at Smith College.
|Maureen Barry||Senior Director of Advancement Services||413-585-2032|
|Maya Gounard||Advancement Systems Analyst||413-585-2611|
|Kimberly Philbrook||Direct Mail Program Coordinator||413-585-2038|
|Summer Redko||Digital Engagement Coordinator||413-585-2022|
|Rebecca Washut||Digital Engagement Coordinator||413-585-6589|
|Bill Wisnieski||Advancement Systems Analyst||413-585-7573|
Alumnae and Donor Relations
Alumnae and Donor Relations celebrates the impact of philanthropy at Smith College. Learn more about Alumnae and Donor Relations.
|Marissa Hoechstetter||Senior Director of Alumnae and Donor Relations||413-585-4400|
|Susan Bauhan||Assistant Director of Alumnae and Donor Events||413-585-2666|
|Mary Giles||Associate Director of Advancement Communications||413-585-2675|
|Melanie Gulow||Administrative Coordinator||413-585-4209|
|Ashley Keedy||Associate Director of Alumnae and Donor Relations||413-585-2688|
|Anne-Marie LaFosse||Stewardship Specialist||413-585-2059|
|Lindsey McGrath||Advancement Communications and Events Specialist||413-585-2030|
|Amy Moscaritolo AC ’05||Assistant Director of Alumnae and Donor Events||413-585-4406|
|Molly Parr||Stewardship Officer||413-585-2650|
Annual Giving and Class Engagement
The Smith Fund sustains the academic innovation, global education, scholarships and resources that make this institution exceptional. In addition to the individual staff contacts listed here, you may also call 800-241-2056, option #1 during business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
|Maria Held||Senior Director for Annual Giving and Class Engagement||413-585-2044|
|Bianca Couture ’16||Assistant Director, Class Engagement||413-585-2698|
|Patricia (Trish) Gaspar||Program Coordinator||413-585-2057|
|David Grimes II||Program Assistant||413-585-2656|
|Rania Kfuri||Assistant Director, Smith Fund||413-585-4107|
|Bethany Petano||Assistant Director, Smith Fund||413-585-2097|
|Samantha Pleasant||Class Engagement and Annual Support Director||413-585-2046|
|Barbara Rejniak||Senior Assistant Director, Class Engagement||413-585-2063|
|Jennifer Smedes||Assistant Director, Smith Fund||413-585-2039|
|Joy Williamson||Program Specialist, Class Engagement||413-585-2079|
Associate Vice President for Development
The Associate Vice President for Development’s office oversees the management of fundraising initiatives and programs including the Smith Fund, the Parents and Families program, International Advancement, the Milestone Reunion program and Smith College School for Social Work development efforts. The office is also the central hub for development volunteers.
|Betsy Carpenter ’93||Associate Vice President for Development||413-585-2052|
|Betsy Adams||Program Assistant for Milestone Reunions||413-585-2690|
|Amy Altwarg||Associate Director of Development and Families Program||413-585-2664|
|Dawn Faucher||SSW Alumni Relations & Development Director||413-585-7964|
|Jodi Fallon Fern||Assistant Director for 50th & 60th Milestone Reunions||413-585-4407|
|Dawn Hines||Assistant Director for 25th & 35th Milestone Reunions||413-585-2028|
|Kathleen Tobin||Prospect Management Specialist||413-585-2687|
Corporate & Foundation Relations
CFR pursues institutional grants to support Smith’s academic priorities and initiatives. The team also works with faculty on identifying external research grant opportunities. Learn more about the office.
Gifts and Records
The Gifts and Records team is responsible for gift accounting and records management. Staff are available for your questions about making a gift, pledge balances, tax receipts, gifts in memory or honor and other charitable giving questions. Staff are also available to assist you in updating alumnae/i contact information, reporting a death, finding a classmate or other constituent records questions. In addition to the individual staff contacts listed here, you may call 413-585-2036 during business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or email your gift questions to email@example.com or your records questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Gift Planning works with donors to maximize charitable intentions while creating a legacy for future generations. In addition to the individual staff contacts listed here, you may also contact email@example.com or 413-585-2051. Learn more about gift planning.
International Advancement builds relationships with alumnae, parents and friends living outside the United States in order to match donors' philanthropic goals with the strategic priorities of the college. Learn more about International Advancement.
|Jacqueline DeFelice||Director, International Advancement||413-585-2090|
The Major Gifts team works in philanthropic partnership with alumnae, parents and friends of Smith College to support the college’s mission. Learn more about priority gift opportunities.
|Laure Morris||Director of Major Gifts||413-585-2055|
|Christine (Tina) Barsby||Senior Philanthropic Officer||413-585-2682|
|Christie Capone ’10||Philanthropic Officer||413-585-3509|
|Allison Gomes||Senior Philanthropic Officer||413-585-2661|
|Juliet Hansen||Administrative Assistant||413-585-2175|
|Sharon Looney-Armstrong||Philanthropic Officer||413-585-2068|
|Kathy Robbins||Administrative Assistant||413-585-4295|