Office of Development and Alumni Relations Staff

How to Contact us

Please feel free to call us toll-free at 866-850-1846 or local at 641-269-1846 or send an email to

Our office hours during the academic year are 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. (Central Time), Monday through Friday.

Our mailing address is:

Office of Development and Alumni Relations
733 Broad St.
Grinnell, IA 50112-1690

Who We Are

Here is the Office of Development and Alumni Relations roster. Click on a person's name to send them an email directly.

Bernadine Douglas Bernadine Douglas
Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations

Meg Jones BairMeg Jones Bair
Director of Board Relations

Jillian BeukemaJillian Beukema
Director of Annual Giving

Buddy BoultonBuddy Boulton
Director of Planned Giving

Jayn Chaney '05Jayn Bailey Chaney ’05
Director of Alumni and Donor Relations

Paul ChristmanPaul Chrisman ’99
Associate Director of Operations for Data, Analysis, and Reporting

Beth ConoverBeth Conover
Reunion and Awards Coordinator

Kelly GarwoodKelly Garwood
Manager Database Administration

Jennifer GilbreaithJennifer Gilbreaith
Alumni and Donor Relations Assistant

Victoria HarrisVictoria Harris
Assistant Director of Student Programs

Jessica HerzbergJessica Herzberg
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Reunion Giving Program

Erica HothErica Hoth
Volunteer Engagement Assistant

No Photo AvailableAdam Kelley-Chown
Assistant Director - Regional & Virtual Engagement

Kim KirgisKim Kirgis
Operations Assistant

Laurel Knox Laurel Knox
Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations

Susan KriegelSusan Kriegel
Development Assistant

Adam LaugAdam Laug
Director of Development

No Photo AvailableAmelia Lobo ’99
Associate Director of Major Gifts

Bonnie MegelBonnie Megel
Annual Giving and Development Assistant

Joy MurphyJoy Murphy
Development and Alumni Relations Receptionist

Guinevere Wallace NatarelliGuinevere Wallace Natarelli
Associate Director Alumni and Donor Relations for Reunion Programs

Nino ParkerNino Parker ’07
Senior Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations

Jill PetselJill Petsel
Director of Major Gifts

Tina PopsonTina Popson ’97
Associate Director of Parents and Families Program

Ashley Renstrom-SchaeferAshley Renstrom-Schaefer
Senior Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, Regional and Virtual Programs

Sara RootSara Root
Assistant Director of Planned Giving

Dan SayDan Say
Web Specialist

Jeremy ShapiroJeremy Shapiro
Assistant Director of DAR Communications

Lisa ShapiroLisa Shapiro
Data and Records Assistant

Sarah Smith-BenantiSarah Smith-Benanti
Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, Diverse Communities

Jessica StewartJessica Stewart
Senior Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations

Stephanie SuttonStephanie Sutton
Director of Major Gifts

Michele TanzoschMichele Tanzosch
Assistant Director of Operations for Prospect Research

Julie VanErsveldeJulie VanErsvelde
Financial Assistant III

No Photo AvailableAmanda Walwood
Assistant Director of Major Gifts

Dinah ZebotDinah Zebot ’03
Director of Major Gifts

Mary ZugMary Zug
Associate Director of Annual Giving for Class Fund Director Program