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Vice President's Executive Council

The Executive Council is comprised of individuals who use their expertise, network of professional associations and other resources to provide counsel and support to the Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA). The council uses specific targeted initiatives to advance the goals of the Division of Student Affairs: to enhance the student experience at Clemson and prepare and empower students to make a difference as global citizens.


The Executive Council operates under three major tenets:
• To support, advise and assist the Vice President on the division's strategic priorities, initiatives and goals
• To serve as ambassadors for the Division of Student Affairs, the university and community by sharing the most up-to-date information on the needs, strategic priorities and impact on student life at Clemson
• To use individual expertise and areas of interest to supplement the educational experience of Clemson students


Members of the Executive Council are appointed by the Vice President for three-year terms. Members are eligible for additional three-year terms with the approval of the VPSA.


Members of the Executive Council are expected to:
• Participate actively and attending meetings and events as appropriate
• Advocate on behalf of the Division of Student Affairs and VPSA with donors, business leaders, community members, governmental leaders and other constituents
• Provide counsel to the VPSA regarding specific targeted initiatives to advance the division's goals
• Commit to an annual gift to Student Affairs commensurate with one's ability to support divisional priorities
• Refer prospects for gifts to university development staff for evaluation and cultivation
• Assist in the recruitment of potential new members when requested by the VPSA


The Executive Council chairperson is appointed by the Vice President and shall serve a two-year term, with the option of being reappointed by the VPSA. The group meets three times per year in conjunction with other Clemson University events.


NameHometown
Elizabeth Byron Charlotte, N.C.
David Byron Charlotte, N.C.
Mary Cadden Richmond, Va.
Ken Cadden Richmond, Va.
Maria David McLean, Va.
James David McLean, Va.
Doug Davidson Johns Creek, Ga.
Kelly Davies Charlotte, N.C.
Rose Fotia Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Frank Fotia Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Dana Greer Greenville, S.C.
Frank Greer Greenville, S.C.
Misty Howard Fort Mill, S.C.
Carl Howard Fort Mill, S.C.
Janet LoConte Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Mike LoConte Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Sarah McKinney Charlotte, N.C.
Heather Mitsopoulos Fort Mill, S.C.
Angelo Mitsopoulos Fort Mill, S.C.
Karen Natelli Potomac, Md.
Tom Natelli Potomac, Md.
Kathy Reed Libertyville, Ill.
Tom Reed Libertyville, Ill.
Julie Seitz Alpharetta, Ga.
Lynette Snow Darien, Conn.
David Snow (chair) Darien, Conn.
Elizabeth Southers Atlanta, Ga.
Frank Southers Atlanta, Ga.
Cheryl Tollison Greer, S.C.
Amy Yoder Windermere, Fla.


Student Affairs Development Board

The Development Board is an organization providing support and assistance to the Division of Student Affairs at Clemson University. Its mission is to elevate awareness to the fundraising initiatives of Student Affairs, resulting in philanthropic funding to the division.


To carry out its mission, the Student Affairs Development Board and its members will:
• Support, advise and assist the Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) on fundraising priorities and initiatives
• Serve as ambassadors by sharing strategic priorities, funding opportunities and the impact of Student Affairs on student life at Clemson
• Use individual networks and peer-to-peer relationships to help identify prospective donors for Clemson University


The Development Board is comprised of members specified by the Development Office and VPSA. Members are appointed a term of two years, and are eligible for reappointment with the approval of the VPSA. An effort will be made to geographically represent concentrated areas of population of Clemson parents and alumni.


Members of the Development Board are expected to:
• Provide counsel to the VPSA on the division's fundraising priorities
• Assist the VPSA and senior director of development in identifying, contacting and cultivating relationships with prospective donors to increase philanthropic support to Student Affairs and Clemson University
• Work individually with the development staff to identify at least two major gift prospects (someone who is able to commit $5,000 or more a year for at least five years)
• Participate actively and attend meetings and events as appropriate
• Commit to an annual gift to Student Affairs and the VPSA at Clemson University commensurate with one's ability to support divisional priorities
• Assist in the recruitment of potential new members when requested by the VPSA and senior director of development
• Host at least one reception in his or her city of residence on an annual basis


The Development Board officers are comprised of a chair(s) and vice chair(s). The vice chair(s) will succeed the chair(s). Officer terms shall be two years, with the terms of the chair(s) and vice chair(s) staggered so the vice chair(s) serve at the conclusion of the chair(s) term. All officers are appointed by the VPSA.


Vice President of Student Affairs and Development Office role and responsibilities:
• To update the members on the activities of Student Affairs and Clemson University
• To provide regular updates and communication to keep members well informed on all relevant matters at the university
• To attend or appoint a designee from Student Affairs to attend fundraising receptions hosted by Development Board members
• To update board members on the fundraising progress of the division
• To respond to feedback from board members on fundraising initiatives and topics of interest and concern as they relate to fundraising priorities
• To provide regular updates and communication to keep members well informed on all relevant fundraising matters
• To work individually with members to provide a list of 10 to 15 identified prospects in cities where members reside
• Provide board members with planning materials and items necessary for hosting receptions in their homes


The Development Board will meet two times per year in conjunction with other Clemson University events when feasible.


NameHometown
Betsy Bosek (co-chair) Charlotte, N.C.
Rich Bosek (co-chair) Charlotte, N.C.
Julie Cordell Alexandria, Va.
Ruffin Cordell Alexandria, Va.
Katie Davidson Johns Creek, Ga.
Lee DiPrizito Ramsey, N.J.
Susan Douglas Richmond, Va.
Mark Douglas Richmond, Va.
Martha Grattan Richmond, Va.
Gil Grattan Richmond, Va.
Missy Gullquist Richmond, Va.
Sandy Gullquist Richmond, Va.
Cynthia Haw Richmond, Va.
Shep Haw Richmond, Va.
Mindy Jensen Arnold, Md.
Chris Jensen Arnold, Md.
Todd Kelley Nashville, Tenn.
Sallie Lee Piedmont, S.C.
Jay Lee Piedmont, S.C.


Student Affairs Development Support


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Brandy Page

Senior Director of Development
Student Affairs & Parent Philanthropy
(706) 589-0063
page5@clemson.edu




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Meagan Conley

Associate Director of Development
Student Affairs & Parent Philanthropy
(843) 480-2328
conley4@clemson.edu




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Karee White

Senior Director of Development
Student Affairs & Parent Philanthropy
(864) 247-2533
kkeefer@clemson.edu




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Hannah Smith

Donor Relations Manager
Student Affairs & Parent Philanthropy
(770) 653-0732
hs2@clemson.edu




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Hali Sullivan

Administrative Coordinator
Student Affairs & Parent Philanthropy
(864) 656-5890
halis@clemson.edu