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Liaisons in LSA’s Advancement Office are happy to hear from you. See our full list of fundraisers below, as well as contacts for reunions, annual giving, events, and more.

Not sure whom to contact? No problem. You can simply write or call us here:

LSA Advancement

101 North Main Street, Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: 734.615.6333

Fax: 734.647.3061

Interim Assistant Dean of Advancement

Martha Luckham

Direct: 734.615.6384
Assistant: Sarah Christensen, 734.615.6447
Email: sarahchr@umich.edu

Department Liaison:

Economics; Middle East Studies

Interim Director of Development

Nini Poore

Direct: 734.615.6376
Assistant: Sarah Christensen, 734.615.6447
Email: sarahchr@umich.edu

Department Liaison:

Museum of Natural History

Brian Arbeiter
Executive Director, Eastern States
Region: New York City, New Jersey

Department Liaison:
Anthropology; History of Art; Linguistics; Comparative Literature; Organizational Studies; Access DAC Working Group


734.615.6238
Erik Boneff
Regional Director, Western States
Region: North California/SF, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming

Department Liaison:
Astronomy; Earth & Environmental Sciences; Center for the Study of Complex Systems; Middle East Studies
734.764.9737
Melissa Burns
Leadership Annual Giving Officer
101 N. Main St.
Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.764.9874
Wendy Day
Executive Director, Central States
Region: Chicago

Department Liaison:
History; Eisenberg Institute of Historical Studies; Political Science; Germanic Languages and Literatures; Romance Languages and Literatures; Slavic Languages and Literatures; Academic Excellence DAC Working Group


734.904.6650
Gail Flynn
Fundraising Campaign Director
Region: Ann Arbor and Iowa

Department Liaison:
Classical Studies / Art; Herbarium; Museum of Zoology; Museum of Paleontology; Kelsey Museum of Archaeology; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB); Dean's Advisory Council




734.615.6370
Anne Hart
Director, College and Advancement Events
734.615.6449
Jenny Howard
Director of Planned Giving and Regional Director, Central States
Region: West/Mid/Northern Michigan, Indiana, Missouri, and Tennessee.

Department Liaison:
LSA's Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Comprehensive Studies Program; National Center for Institutional Diversity; Anthropology.
734.615.6239
Jeff Jelinski
Regional Director, Eastern States
101 North Main Street
Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Region: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C.

Department Liaison: Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), Sociology, and Michigan in Washington (MIW)
Martha Luckham
Assistant Dean for Advancement
Department Liaison: Economics; Middle East Studies
734.615.6384
Allison McElroy
Associate Director of Foundation Relations
Monica Philipp
Regional Director, Western Region
Region: California (Southern); Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington

Department Liaison: Women's Studies; Michigan Learning Communities (MLC); Science Learning Center; English Language Institute (ELI); Honors
734.764.6778
Nini Poore
Interim Director of Development
Department Liaison:
Museum of Natural History
734.615.6376
Michael Reed
Digital Fundraiser
101 North Main Street
Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.936.4742
Suzy Salib
Director of International Giving and Engagement
101 North Main Street
Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Department Liaison:
Chinese Studies, International Institute, Nam Center for Korean Studies; Latin American Studies; Middle Eastern Studies; Modern Greek, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Center for South East Asian Studies
734.615.6735
Julia Sohn
Regional Director, Northeast
Region: Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Vermont

Department Liaison: Asian Languages and Cultures, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Psychology
734.615.6533
Samantha Stears (Lemmen)
Regional Director of Development, Central States
West/Mid/Northern Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama
Department Liaison: History, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies (EIHS), American Culture, Comparative Literature, Linguistics
c: 616.610.7331 t: 734.764.4762
Andrea Stevenson
Regional Director, Southeast Michigan
Region: Southeast Michigan

Department Liaison:
Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS); Humanities Institute; Residential College; Business Engagement Center (BEC); Parent and Family Giving
734.615.6494
Robin Wadding
Director, Donor Relations
734.615.6347
Nora Webber
Assistant Director for Development
Department Liaison:
Museum of Natural History
734.936.5834
Scot Weiner
Executive Director, Western Region
Region: Western United States

Department Liaison:
American Culture; Philosophy; Applied Physics; Biophysics; MI Center for Physics; Program in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE); Screen Arts and Culture; Campus Climate DAC Working Group


734.646.4585
Hanah Wilkins
Director, Business Intelligence
734.615.6765