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Contact

Use the directory below to contact an individual staff member. Not sure who to contact? Email us at oaadweb@vassar.edu or call us at (800) 443-8196 or (845) 437-5400.

Alumnae/i and current parents can also quickly and easily update their contact information online.

Office of the Vice President

Name Title Phone
Tim Kane Vice President for Alumnae/i Affairs and Development (845) 437-5401
Anca Nelson Executive Assistant (845) 437-5402
Rori-An Chuck Administrative Fellow (845) 437-7890

Advancement Services

Name Title Phone
Mary Carole Starke Associate Vice President for Advancement Services (845) 437-5497
Kara Montgomery Director of Advancement Services (845) 437-5493
Danielle J. Suter Director of Gift, Trust and Estate Administration (845) 437-5498
Jeffrey Holl Assistant Director of Advancement Services (845) 437-5466
Ellen McGuire Office Specialist (845) 437-5487

Advancement Systems and Reporting

Name Title Phone
Nancy Wanzer Director of Advancement Systems and Reporting (845) 437-5437
James Mills Programmer / Analyst (845) 437-5483
Carlos Ordonez Programmer / Analyst (845) 437-5416
Jake Bender Functional Analyst (845) 437-7203

Gifts and Records

Name Title Phone
Mary Lou Keenan Manager of Gifts and Records (845) 437-5248
Jackie Chrisfield Accounting Specialist (845) 437-5404
Elisabeth McPhee Accounting Specialist (845) 437-7789
Alyssa Diamond Records Assistant (845) 437-5417
Anita West Records Assistant (845) 437-5444

Prospect Development and Research

Name Title Phone
TBD Manager of Prospect Development and Research (845) 437-5518
Tricia Chapman Senior Analyst of Prospect Development and Research (845) 437-5428
Sharon N. A. Parkinson Senior Analyst of Prospect Development and Research (845) 437-5515
Stephanie Walter-Serrette Research Specialist (845) 437-5413

Alumnae/i Engagement and Alumnae House

Name Title Phone
Lisa Tessler Associate Vice President for Alumnae/i Engagement and Executive Director of AAVC (845) 437-5439
Patricia Lamark Program Administrator (845) 437-5438
Martha Barry ’86 Alumnae House Manager (845) 437-7150
Willa Vincitore ’92 Senior Director, Alumnae/i Engagement (845) 437-5441
Susan Quade Senior Associate Director for Alumnae/i Education and Affinity Programs (845) 437-5453
Diana Jedlicka Associate Director of Alumnae/i Engagement (845) 437-5398
Cheryl McKeever Associate Director of Alumnae/i Engagement (845) 437-5408
Jane Lu ’17 Assistant Director of Alumnae/i Engagement (845) 437-5443
Naomi Pucarelli Administrative Assistant (845) 437-5446
Jolee DuBois Administrative Assistant (845) 437-5442

Communications

Name Title Phone
Bridget Hollenback Associate Vice President for Development Communications (845) 437-5472
Lance Ringel Senior Writer (845) 437-7772
Susan Brkich ’86 Associate Director of Web Services (845) 437-5449
Yolanda Johnson Assistant Director of Web Services (845) 437-5440
Brian Gunning Assistant Director of Development Communications (845) 437-5421

Donor Relations

Name Title Phone
TBD Director of Donor Relations (845) 437-7015
May Lee Associate Director of Donor Relations (845) 437-5931
Sandra Frinton Assistant Director of Donor Relations (845) 437-7547
Jennifer Ruedebusch Administrative Assistant (845) 437-5480

Individual Giving

Name Title Phone
Erin Martin Associate Vice President for Individual Giving (845) 437-5486
Kristen Andersen Senior Development Officer for Principal and Leadership Gifts

Annual Giving

Name Title Phone
Deborah Vanecek Director of Annual Giving (845) 437-5494
Lisa L. Lynch Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving (845) 437-7017
TBD Associate Director of Annual Giving
Wally Fisher ’12 Associate Director of Annual Giving, Volunteer & Reunion (845) 437-5419
Joe Mastracchio Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Volunteer & Reunion (845) 437-5420
TBD Assistant Director of Annual Giving (845) 437-5421
Tammy Carney Administrative Assistant (845) 437-5496
Staciann Elliott Administrative Assistant (845) 437-7892
Sallie Moore Administrative Assistant (845) 437-5418

Leadership Gifts and Gift Planning

Name Title Phone
Sue Orton Senior Director of Leadership Gifts (845) 437-5409
Alexas Orcutt Director of Gift Planning and Strategic Initiatives (845) 437-7773
Gregg McCarty Associate Director of Leadership Gifts (914) 227-8985
Eric Watson Associate Director of Leadership Gifts (845) 437-5414
TBD Associate Director of Leadership Gifts (845) 437-5461
Molly Renfroe Katz Assistant Director of Leadership Gifts (845) 437-5435
Lori Turek Administrative Assistant (845) 437-5485

Parent Giving and Parent Relations

Name Title Phone
Elizabeth Hoffman Director of Parent Giving (845) 437-5488
Jessica Rossi Associate Director of Parent Giving (845) 437-5243
Tracey Cousar Administrative Assistant (845) 437-5412

Principal Gifts

Name Title Phone
Catherine Conover Associate Director of Principal Gifts (845) 437-7184
(480) 575-1536
Cathryn S. Stevens Principal Gifts Associate (845) 437-5492
TBD Principal Gifts Officer (845) 437-7629
Joanne Inserillo Office Specialist (845) 437-5495

Regional and International Programs

Name Title Phone
John S. Mihaly ’74 Associate Vice President for Regional and International Programs (845) 437-5294
Margie Smith Office Specialist (845) 437-5484