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 alumni@grinnell.edu.

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.

Shane JacobsonShane Jacobson, Vice President

Jackie AanesJackie Aanes
Director of Operations


Angela AhrensAngelina Ahrens
Assistant Director of Major Gifts


Meg Jones BairMeg Jones Bair
Director of Board Relations


No Photo AvailableLisa Behrends
Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations 


Brooke BenschoterBrooke Benschoter
Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations


Jillian BeukemaJillian Beukema
Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving


Buddy BoultonBuddy Boulton
Director of Planned Giving


Molly CampeMolly Campe '96
Senior Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations


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


Paul ChristmanPaul Chrisman '99
Technical Assistant II


Michelle CzarneckiMichelle Czarnecki
Assistant Director of Student Programs


Paige EverlyPaige Everly
Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, Reunion and Awards


Kelly GarwoodKelly Garwood
DAR Systems Support Specialist


Jennifer GilbreaithJennifer Gilbreaith
Alumni and Donor Relations Assistant


Anna Halpin-HealyAnna Halpin Healy '13
Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations Relations, Regional Programs


Nihad HetoNihad Heto '05
Assistant Director of Major Gifts


Jim HowardJim Howard
Director of Principal Gifts


Sara JohnsonSarah Johnson
Assistant Director of Major Gifts


Brenda KremerBrenda Kremer
Alumni and Donor Relations Assistant


Susan KriegelSusan Kriegel
Development Assistant


Adam LaugAdam Laug
Director of Development

Sue MartindaleSue Martindale
Database Records Services Assistant


Bonnie MegelBonnie Megel
Annual Giving and Development Assistant


Beth MeldremBeth Meldrem
Administrative Assistant II


Boyd Monson '16Boyd Monson '16
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Phonathon


Janet MucklerJanet Muckler
Operations Manager


Joy MurphyJoy Murphy
Development and Alumni Relations Receptionist


Jessica NaughtonJessica Naughton
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Reunion Giving Program


Mae ParkerMae Parker
Director of Annual Giving


Nino ParkerNino Parker '07
Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, Regional and Special Events


Sara RootSara Root
Assistant Director of Development Research


No Photo AvailableLuke Saunders '12
Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, Communications


Dan SayDan Say
Web Specialist


Ashley SchaeferAshley Schaefer
Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, Campus Partnerships


Michele TanzoschMichele Tanzosch
Alumni and Donor Relations Assistant


Julie VanErsveldeJulie VanErsvelde
Financial Assistant III


Vince WalkerVincent Walker
Associate Director of Major Gifts


Aamir WaltonAamir Walton '15
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Class Fund Director Program


Angela WinburnAngela Winburn
Alumni Engagement Coordinator


Dinah ZebotDinah Zebot
Associate Director of Major Gifts


Gretchen ZimmermannGretchen Zimmerman
Associate Director of Student Financial Aid and Stewardship