Katie Ladas
Liz Pech
  • Liz Pech
  • Administrative Coordinator, Alumni Engagement
  • Supports Assistant Vice President and Engagement team, student worker management
  • 651-696-6261

Alumni Engagement

Catie Gardner
  • Catie Gardner
  • Director, Alumni Engagement
  • Oversees alumni engagement strategy, oversees all reunion programming, Staffs reunion committees including the 50th, affinity engagement including alumni of color and Scots Pride, alumni engagement communications strategy, Lifelong learning
  • 651-696-6189
Neely Heubach ’06
  • Neely Heubach ’06
  • Associate Director, Alumni Engagement
  • Student and young alumni engagement, volunteer management tools and training, data strategy, reunion committee staffing, and recruitment, supervision of reunion student workers, survey liaison, engagement social media
  • 651-696-6209
Toni Phelan
  • Toni Phelan
  • Associate Director, Alumni & Parent Engagement/Career Exploration
  • Initiatives & programs at the intersection of Alumni Engagement & Career Exploration, including the Alumni Board MCSquared working group, career pathways engagement opportunities for alumni & parents, reunion committee staffing
  • 651-696-6289
Erin M. Updike
  • Erin M. Updike
  • Associate Director, Alumni Engagement
  • Regional and international chapters, Mac In Your City, Big Questions events, Athletics engagement work, including the Alumni Board Athletics working group, reunion committee staffing
  • 651-696-6079

Macalester Fund

Eva Timmons
  • Eva Timmons
  • Director, Macalester Fund
  • Team collaboration and planning, overall strategy, revenue strategy, cross-departmental and cross-campus partnerships, staff management
  • 651-696-6876
Elizabeth Boyer
  • Elizabeth Boyer
  • Senior Associate Director, Macalester Fund
  • Staff management, alumni donor strategy, Class Agent program oversight and strategy, Class Agent management (1957-2005), reunion gift program oversight and strategy
  • 651-696-6784
Erica Solomon ’13
  • Erica Solomon ’13
  • Associate Director of Leadership Giving, Macalester Fund
  • Leadership giving portfolio, Grand Society Agent management, reunion leadership gifts strategy and coordination, 25th Reunion gift management, Grand Society program management
  • 651-696-6982
Tony Saputo-Swanson
  • Tony Saputo-Swanson
  • Associate Director of Parent Philanthropy & Engagement, Macalester Fund
  • Parent engagement strategy, staff liaison to the Macalester Parent Council, parent leadership portfolio and parent volunteer program management
  • 651-696-6981
Jeanette Beger
  • Jeanette Beger
  • Associate Director, Macalester Fund
  • Macalester Fund communications strategy and management, Engagement communications coordination, Macalester Fund stewardship strategy, and management Give to Macalester Day project management
  • 651-696-6999
Kaitlyn M.L. Broback
  • Kaitlyn M.L. Broback
  • Assistant Director, Macalester Fund
  • Young Grand Society portfolio, Young Grand Society program management, Young Grand Society Agent management, Class Agents (2006-2016), reunion class gift management
  • 651-696-6037
Cole Yates ’18
  • Cole Yates ’18
  • Assistant Director, Macalester Fund
  • Outreach Center oversight and strategy, Outreach Center student worker management, Class Agent management (2017-2019), donor acquisition strategy
  • 651-696-6985
Laurel Kriesel-Bigler ’20
  • Laurel Kriesel-Bigler ’20
  • Pay It Forward Fellow, Macalester Fund
  • Campus philanthropy strategy and coordination, student worker management, Senior Class Gift Agent management
  • 651-696-6099
Colleen Slater
  • Colleen Slater
  • Data Coordinator, Macalester Fund
  • Producing lists for external communications and internal use, Advance coding and proposals, data analysis management
  • 651-696-6072

Special Events

Kate Frampton
  • Kate Frampton
  • Director, Special Events
  • Event strategy lead; Presidential and Trustee events; major campus events; high profile rental event consultant; Commencement Oversight Committee Co-Chair; reunion event strategy; Bon App catering liaison; events relationship management
  • 651-696-6067
  • Andi Wulff
  • Associate Director, Special Events
  • Campus-wide event consultation; Provost, Presidential, and Advancement event support; reunion logistics strategy; Entertainment Committee Chair; student worker management; events inventory management
  • 651-696-6083
Lisa Ziemba
  • Lisa Ziemba
  • Associate Director, Special Events
  • Engagement and alumni events; lifelong learning event logistics and strategy; regional event support; staffs Golden Scots reunion committees; Alumni Board logistics support; event system strategies and resource management; Engagement’s Slate captain; event website work
  • 651-696-6980
Hannah Mitchell
  • Hannah Mitchell
  • Associate, Special Events
  • Campaign event logistics lead (local and national); task force meetings support; oversees reunion registration; Engagement and alumni events support; campus event support as needed
  • 651-696-6894