Learn a number of practical ways to successfully partner between your two offices.
Learn proven strategies for building effective partnerships and aligning the work done between alumni relations and fundraising teams. When these two teams work in concert with each other, it can dramatically increase both engagement and giving. Lynne Wester and Jenny Jones will give you practical advice for:
Annual giving and alumni relations professionals are encouraged to register for and attend this webcast together to understand how to more effectively work towards engaging and soliciting their alumni population. The webcast will be presented from the perspective of giving as the end goal for each camp’s work.
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After participating in this online training, you will be able to more effectively partner with your alumni relations or fundraising counterparts.
Lynne is a frequent conference speaker and a well-known resource for donor relations and fundraising. She has been featured in The Washington Post, CURRENTS magazine, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and other industry publications. Lynne also created the website and blog www.donorrelationsguru.com where she shares her expertise, opinions, and collections of samples on a variety of topics to the greater development world and hosts a monthly webinar series.
Using her hands-on approach, Lynne works with many organizations to help them keep their focus donor driven, technology savvy, strategic, and always with a splash of good humor. She received her undergraduate degrees from the University of South Carolina and is a loyal gamecock alumna, donor, and fan, and holds a master's in strategic fundraising and philanthropy with an emphasis in higher education.
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Prior to her current role, Jenny served as the Executive Director for Alumni Affairs at UNC Charlotte. From 2008-2012 she served as Director of Alumni Affairs for the Duke University School of Medicine and from 2002 – 2008 she served as Duke Medicine’s Director for Special Events and Donor Relations. She began her professional career in Student Affairs, working in Residence Life at Appalachian State University and Western Carolina University before moving to the University of Kentucky where she was Assistant Director for Student Activities. In her role at UK, Jenny advised Student Activities Board committee chairs for the Cinema, Spotlight Jazz, Homecoming and Visual Arts committees; negotiated contracts for major artists; created publicity pieces; and worked all major events sponsored through Student Affairs. Jenny moved into Alumni Affairs at the University of Kentucky when she took on the role of Special Programs Coordinator for the Alumni Association, handling all special events for the Association. She was promoted to the position of Associate Director for Membership, Marketing and Special Programs. In this role she worked with alumni clubs across the country as well as supervising membership/marketing and all special events for the Association.
Jenny earned her Bachelor’s degree in secondary education and history with a minor in music, as well as a Master’s degree in education administration from Appalachian State University. She is currently working towards her doctorate in educational policy studies at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.
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