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Alumni Foundation Staff
Director of Development
Matt Baasch is the Director of Development/Scholarship Coordinator for the Alumni Foundation. Matt oversees the process and strategic use of scholarships within the Alumni Foundation.
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Cindy Bailey is the Gift Processor for the Alumni Foundation. Cindy is responsible for the accurate and timely recording and processing of all gifts and pledges received by the MSUM Alumni Foundation. Her responsibilities also include organizing and managing the collection, maintenance, storage and retrieval of all gift- and pledge-related documents. Her duties also include, entering all gifts, online giving, processing credit cards, recording and reporting on gift data, sending pledge reminders, and to receipt all gifts.
Director of Development
Joy Crouch is the Director of Planned Giving/Director of Development for the Alumni Foundation. Joy is responsible for development and implementation of materials to promote planned giving. She also provides education and assistance to individuals who wish to make legacy gifts to the university.
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Meghan Feir is the Marketing and Communications Specialist for the Alumni Foundation. Meghan is responsible for managing and creating content for the website, social media and marketing needs of the Alumni Foundation. She is a writer and copy editor for the Moorhead Magazine and for all materials focused on MSUM alumni. She promotes and encourages awareness and involvement for all MSUM alumni events.
Carol Gustad is the Controller for the Alumni Foundation. Carol’s responsibilities include performing all accounting and financial functions for the Alumni foundation, including maintaining financial records and fiscal controls. She also serves as the system administrator for the accounting database and as the liaison to the Investment and Finance Committee of the Alumni Foundation Board of Directors. Duties also include summarizing, analyzing, and reporting the financial activities of the Alumni Foundation to internal and external audiences, including preparation of financial statements.
Vice President of Alumni Foundation
Laura Huth is the Vice President of the Alumni Foundation and provides leadership and direction for the staff members of the Alumni Foundation. She also serves as Executive Director of the Alumni Foundation Board of Directors. Laura oversees Alumni Foundation programs such as Alumni Relations, the Annual Fund, Planned Giving, and Major Gifts. She also oversees activities such as database management, gift processing, Foundation scholarship activities, and Foundation Administration.
Director of Annual Giving
Anna Miller is the Director of Annual Giving For the Alumni Foundation. Anna is responsible for the administration of the Alumni Giving Program which includes designing and implementing a plan for mailed promotional material, emails, Phonathon, faculty and staff giving programs, online giving, and event fundraising. Duties also include working with departments and programs on campus to develop segmented solicitations.
Director of Alumni Relations
Gina Monson is the Director of Alumni Relations. Gina’s responsibilities include developing and implementing a successful alumni relations program; ensuring current student, new graduates, alumni, and friends are engaged in meaningful ways. Her duties also include maintaining an effective alumni communications plan, overseeing the alumni benefits program, planning university alumni relations events, and serving as liaison to the Alumni Relations Committee of the Alumni Foundation Board of Directors.
Ashley Quinn is the Project Manager for the Alumni Foundation. Ashley provides customer service to call-in, e-mail, and walk-in clientele. Her responsibilities include providing administrative support to the Alumni Foundation, overseeing student employees, and updating the Alumni Foundation database with the guidance from the Management Analyst. Duties also include the Alumni Foundation Scholarship Program and coordinating details for all Alumni Foundation owned events.
Senior Director of Development
Leo Ringey is the Senior Director of Development for the Alumni Foundation and he provides leadership and direction to the Directors of Development. Leo ensures fulfillment of university fundraising priorities such as endowment growth, naming opportunities, and facility improvements.
Prospect Research & Management Coordinator
Jennifer Sanden is the Prospect Management and Research Coordinator for the Alumni Foundation. Jennifer manages donor prospect data and creates profiles for the Directors of Development and University President. Jennifer also coordinates the nominating process, manages all meetings and activities, and creates and maintains documents and records for the Alumni Foundation Board of Directors.
Mridula Stark is the Management Analyst for the Alumni Foundation. Mridula is responsible for the management of the Alumni Foundation database and establishing guidelines for maintaining the data. She is also responsible for performing queries as requested by the Alumni Foundation staff and all University needs for analytical work and invitations and mailings. She also completes all updates and uploads for registrar’s information and new graduates.
Director of Development
Jenni Walthall is the Director of Development for Major Gifts for the Alumni Foundation. Jenni coordinates with the Development Team and creates and implements collaborative partnerships with businesses and community leaders regarding corporate donations.
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