Development and Alumni Relations Team

Where We Work
The Development and Alumni Relations team works in a suite of offices in one of the town of Grinnell's historic buildings, the Old Glove Factory. Our building is shown above in the banner image in before- and after-renovation shots.


How to Contact Us
Please feel free to call us toll-free at 866-850-1846 or
send an email to alumni@grinnell.edu. Our summertime (June and July) office hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 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's a list of the team. Click on our names to correspond by email.

  Jackie Aanes, Director of Operations 

  Meg Jones Bair, Director of Donor Relations

Jill Beukeman DAR staff photo  Jillian Beukema, Associate Director of the Pioneer Fund

  Buddy Boulton, Assistant Director of Development

  Molly Campe '96,  Associate Director of Alumni Relations

  Shelby Carroll '13, Development Generalist

  Jayn Bailey Chaney ’05, Director of Alumni Relations

 Paul Chrisman '99, Pioneer Fund Assistant

 Michelle CzarneckiAssistant Director of Alumni Relations for Student Programs 

{C}Nate Dobbels  Nate DobbelsAssistant Director of Alumni Relations for Career Programs

  Melanie Drake '92, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations for Admission Programs

  Paige Everly, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

  Kelly Garwood, Database Applications Technician

  Jo Gibbons, Technical Assistant

  Jennifer Gilbreaith, Development Assistant

  Marcia Grosenbach, Alumni Relations Assistant

  Jim Howard, Director of Development

 Shane Jacobson Shane Jacobson, Vice President

Brian Kramer  Brian Kramer, Assistant Director of the Pioneer Fund

 Susan Kriegel DAR staff photo Susan Kriegel, Development Assistant

  Gary Kuhlmann, Associate Director of Electronic Media and Communications

  Sue Martindale, Alumni and Donor Services Assistant

  Beth Meldrem, Technical Assistant

  Janet Muckler, Administrative Assistant

  Joy Murphy, Receptionist

  Nino Parker '07, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

  Bonnie Primley, Alumni Relations Assistant

  Sara Root, Assistant Director of Development Research

 Mary Stahl DAR staff photo Mary Stahl, Associate Director of Development for Planned Giving

Mae Turley DAR staff photo  Mae Turley, Director of the Pioneer Fund

  Julie VanErsvelde, Financial Assistant III

Vince Walker  Vince Walker, Associate Director of Development

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