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Office of the Vice President

Sharon Takeda

Interim Vice President

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Tatiana Azad

Advancement Analyst

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  • Specialty & Interests: Supporting budget operations and serving as a human resources liaison within University Advancement.

Renee Siden

Executive Assistant to the Vice President

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  • Specialty & Interests: Connecting you with the Vice President of University Advancement and the University Foundation.

Alumni Association & Harper Alumni Center

Jennifer Barber

Assistant Vice President

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Laura Breedlove McDaniel

Senior Alumni Relations Officer

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Longji Longjel

Membership Services Analyst

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Erin Mahoney

Student & Recent Graduate Engagement Officer

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Maikalina Nevills

Lead Alumni Communications & Outreach Officer

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Dino Piazza

Facility Coordinator, Leslie & Anita Harper Alumni Center

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Olivia Schlanger

Alumni Chapters & Networks Officer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Enhancing opportunities for alumni to connect, engage with students, and strengthen connections with Sacramento State through alumni chapters and networks.

Heng Wong

Accounting & Business Officer

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Principal Gifts & Campaign

Antoinette Vojtech

Executive Director

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  • Specialty & Interests: Highlighting the impact of transformative philanthropy at Sac State while building relationships and partnering with philanthropists who share common aspirations.

Riley Davis

Principal Gifts & Campaign Assistant

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  • Specialty & Interests: Connecting you with the Executive Director of Principal Gifts & Campaign

University Development

Tracy F. Newman

Associate Vice President

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Dawn Adams

Development Assistant

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Marilyn Arnould

Director of Development, College of Health and Human Services

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Anya Azad

Development Associate

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  • Specialty & Interests: Supporting the Associate Vice President and raising philanthropic funds for the University through individual and annual giving, corporate and foundation support, and other fundraising avenues.

Rob Broadhurst

Director of Development, College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

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  • Specialty & Interests: Connecting alumni, donors, and the community with the College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics and its incredible faculty and students.

Megan Carmazzi

Development Associate

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  • Specialty & Interests: Fostering relationships with Sac State supporters and our community to help aid in University fundraising priorities.

Natalie Duncan

Development Associate

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  • Specialty & Interests: Creating connections with community members in Sacramento and Placer counties, in order to support donors on their philanthropic journey at Sacramento State.

Daryl Fitzgerald

Director of Development, Corporate & Foundation Relations

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  • Specialty & Interests: Securing and aligning university-wide fundraising priorities with corporations and foundations.

Julie Jackson

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

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  • Specialty & Interests: Cultivating relationships with corporations and foundations to align with the goals and fundraising priorities of the College of Continuing Education, the Carlsen Center, and the Placer Center.

Steven Loya

Director of Planned Giving

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  • Specialty & Interests: Connecting supporters with causes they are passionate about at Sacramento State in order to leave a lasting philanthropic legacy behind on campus.

Charles Nelson

Director of Development, Student Affairs

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Wes Oberlin

Director of Development, Athletics

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  • Specialty & Interests: Cultivating relationships between Sacramento State Athletics and devoted Hornet supporters to provide the resources our student-athletes need to excel on the field and in the classroom.

Rebekah Rabiroff

Director of Development, College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

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  • Specialty & Interests: Connecting you with the College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies where students examine all aspects of human society across fourteen diverse, innovative programs.

Tim Richter

Director of Development, College of Business

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  • Specialty & Interests: Discussing the future of the College of Business as we develop engaged, responsible, and inclusive leaders who enrich their communities.

Thomas Whitcher

Director of Development, College of Engineering and Computer Science

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  • Specialty & Interests: Advancing private support for the College of Engineering and Computer Science by unlocking the passion of donors and connecting them with the needs of students and faculty.

Advancement Communications

Mike Grover

Visual Communications Specialist

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  • Specialty & Interests: Providing strong visuals to support the inspiring stories we share about Sac State.

Tracie Popma

Advancement Communications Strategist

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  • Specialty & Interests: Sharing stories of donor support and student success to inspire others to give, further building opportunities for students to thrive.

Advancement Services

Hannah Kook

Senior Prospect Management & Research Analyst

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Ryan Artis

Scholarship & Donor Relations Coordinator

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Terance Dass

Operations Analyst

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  • Specialty & Interests: Your connection to Advancement Services operating and budget, gift processing, updates for alums and constituent data, and prospect research.

Jennifer Laam

Prospect Research Analyst

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  • Specialty & Interests: Supporting front-line fundraisers via research and prospect management to further the University’s fundraising initiatives.

Jesse Lomolino

Gift & Data Analyst

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  • Specialty & Interests: Your connection to Advancement Services gift processing, list requests, and database records management.

Kenneth J Soto

Advancement Services Analyst

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Kellie Urkov

Donor Stewardship Coordinator

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  • Specialty & Interests: Engaging donors through recognition of their support of our mission to transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed.

Annual Giving

Interim Director of Annual Giving

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  • Specialty & Interests: Connecting donors to the causes they are passionate about and fostering altruism for a brighter tomorrow.

Amy Burke-Jones

Annual Giving Associate

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  • Specialty & Interests: Building relationships with donors on an inclusive giving journey, connecting them to causes they’re passionate about, providing crowdfunding campaigns, and assisting with tech and general inquiries.

Theresa Holden

Development Officer for Leadership Annual Giving

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  • Specialty & Interests: The President's Circle and how the program supports students and vital resources across campus.
Total Members: 40