Development and Fundraising
Vice President for College Advancement
Executive Director, College at Oneonta Foundation
Paul is a 1981 SUNY Oneonta graduate who has been working at the college since 1993. His work includes managing and leading the Division of College Advancement and assisting alumni and friends of the college in making a significant impact through their contributions. He also works closely with the College at Oneonta Foundation Board of Directors to raise and administer gifts and grants to enhance the academic status of the college through endowment, scholarships and institutional programs.
Associate Vice President for Development
Barry has been working at SUNY Oneonta since 1990. He is responsible for developing relationships with alumni and encouraging them to make an impact through gifts to the college or by returning to campus to speak with students about their professional experiences and achievements.
Director of Gift Planning
Ellen has been working at SUNY Oneonta since 1995. She works with alumni and friends who would like to make a significant impact at the college through outright gifts and gifts in their estate plans.
Senior Advancement Officer
Tim has been working at SUNY Oneonta since 2005. Tim previously served the college and community as Director of the college’s Center for Economic & Community Development. Tim plays a leading role in developing strategies to enhance the college’s scholarship offerings.
Director of Advancement Services and Donor Relations
Michael is a 2000 SUNY Oneonta graduate who began working at the college in 2007. He is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing the college’s donor-centered stewardship and communication programs, including recognition publications and events.
Manager of Stewardship and Donor Communications
Ben is a 2008 SUNY Oneonta graduate who joined College Advancement in May of 2013. His responsibilities include assisting in the implementation of the college’s donor stewardship and communication programs as well as overseeing the charitable gift entry and acknowledgement process.
Donor Programs and Stewardship Specialist
Karen joined the College Advancement team in 2009. She works closely with the College Foundation’s scholarship donors and scholarship recipients. Karen plays a key role in planning and implementing donor programs, events and activities; always illustrating the impact that giving has on SUNY Oneonta and its students.
Development Research Analyst
Donna has been working at SUNY Oneonta since 2002, first as gift and data entry clerk and then as database manager. She served as chair and co-chair of the NYS Banner (database) Users’ Group and now performs development research and analysis.
Gift Processing Assistant
Scott has been employed at the college since January 2007. His responsibilities include the daily processing of charitable gifts to the college, assuring that contributions are accounted for correctly and efficiently. Additionally, Scott is responsible for the prompt mailing of acknowledgement letters to our donors. Scott works closely with the Alumni Affairs and Finance Offices to complete these duties.
Secretary to the Directors of Gift Planning and
Advancement Services and Donor Relations
Sharon has been working at SUNY Oneonta since 2006, and with the Division of College Advancement since 2010. She provides administrative support, which includes preparing reports and correspondence, setting up meetings and assisting with travel plans and alumni events.
Secretary to the Vice President of College Advancement
Judy has been working at SUNY Oneonta since 1997. She provides administrative support, which includes preparing correspondence, making travel arrangements, preparing materials for meetings with donors and volunteers, event planning, and managing and purchasing office supplies. She also provides a great deal of administrative support for the College at Oneonta Foundation.