Development Staff Directory
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 email@example.com or your records questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about giving opportunities, please contact Betsy Carpenter ’93, director of development, at email@example.com or 413-585-2052.
For employment opportunities and to learn more about working at Smith, please visit Human Resources.
Vice President for Development
The vice president’s office oversees all fundraising programs, with a special focus on principal gifts.
|Beth Raffeld||Vice President For Development||413-585-2053|
|Sandra Doucett||Associate Vice President for Development||413-585-2686|
|Kate Fyhr||Senior Development Assistant||413-585-2053|
|Lou Ann Krawczynski||Senior Development Resources Administrator||413-585-2678|
|Amy Wehle||Senior Development Liaison to the President's Office||413-585-2673|
|Marea Wexler||Senior Philanthropic Adviser||413-585-2672|
The Advancement Services team oversees data management and data access for Development and Alumnae Relations work at Smith College.
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.
|Marilyn Woodman||Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations||413-585-2679|
|Rebecca Connor||Administrative Assistant, Corporate and Foundation Relations||413-585-3411|
|Lynn Korza||Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations||413-585-4048|
|Patti Thornton||Assistant Director of Foundation Relations and Stewardship||413-585-2670|
Director of Development
The director of development’s office oversees the management of fundraising initiatives and programs including the Smith Fund, the Parents and Families program, International Development, 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||Director of Development||413-585-2052|
|Betsy Adams||Administrative Assistant||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|
Donor Relations & Development Communications
Donor Relations celebrates the impact of philanthropy at Smith College. Learn more about Donor Relations and Development Communications.
|Marissa Hoechstetter||Director of Donor Relations and Development Communications||413-585-4400|
|Mary Giles||Development Communications Specialist||413-585-2675|
|Melanie Gulow||Administrative Coordinator||413-585-4209|
|Ashley Keedy||Assistant Director of Donor Relations||413-585-2688|
|Anne-Marie LaFosse||Stewardship Specialist||413-585-2068|
|Molly Parr||Stewardship Officer||413-585-2650|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-585-2051. Learn more about gift planning.
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 Individual Giving 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.
|Regina Tracy||Associate Vice President Individual Giving||413-585-2666|
|Christine (Tina) Barsby||Senior Philanthropic Officer||413-585-2682|
|Christie Capone '10||Philanthropic Officer||413-585-3509|
|Allison Gomes||Philanthropic Officer||413-585-2661|
|Juliet Hansen||Administrative Assistant, Individual Giving||413-585-2175|
|Sharon Looney-Armstrong||Philanthropic Officer||413-585-2059|
|Pamela McNulty||Senior Philanthropic Officer||413-585-4419|
|Laure Morris||Senior Philanthropic Officer||413-585-2055|
|Kathy Robbins||Administrative Assistant, Individual Giving||413-585-4295|
|Rich Rodgers||Senior Philanthropic Officer||413-585-2065|
International Development 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 Development.
The Smith Fund
Smith College’s annual 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||Smith Fund Director||413-585-2044|
|Bianca Couture '16||Assistant Director, Smith Fund||413-585-2698|
|Patricia (Trish) Gaspar||Program Coordinator, Smith Fund||413-585-2057|
|David Grimes II||Program Assistant, Smith Fund||413-585-2656|
|Rania Kfuri||Assistant Director, Smith Fund||413-585-4107|
|Bethany Petano||Assistant Director, Smith Fund||413-585-2097|
|Kimberly Philbrook||Program Coordinator, Smith Fund||413-585-2038|
|Barbara Rejniak||Senior Assistant Director, Smith Fund||413-585-2063|
|Jennifer Smedes||Assistant Director, Smith Fund||413-585-2039|