Contact Us

To support the college’s efforts to keep our campus healthy and safe, our team is currently working remotely. Our working hours are still 8am to 4:30pm EDT. Any emails received will be responded to within one business day. We are also happy to meet with you—whether via Zoom or over the phone —within those times. Our toll-free line (1-888-522-8371) is monitored regularly.

Office of the Vice President for College Advancement

Eric Foushée P’22, P’26
Vice President for College Advancement
efoushee@bates.edu
207-755-5985

Donna Duval
Assistant to the Vice President for College Advancement
dduval@bates.edu
207-786-6245

Alumni Engagement

Heather Corbett
Assistant Vice President for Alumni Engagement
hcorbett@bates.edu
207-753-6930


Danielle Beckwith
Assistant Director of Alumni Digital Engagement
dbeckwit@bates.edu
207-786-8344

Julisa De Los Santos
Director of Alumni & Parent Equity and Inclusion Programs
jdelossa@bates.edu
207-786-8342

Stephanie Dumont
Associate Director of Alumni Engagement
sdumont@bates.edu
207-786-8370

Meredith LaChapelle
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
mlachape@bates.edu
207-786-8372

Elizah Laurenceau ’19
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Identity, and Affinity Groups
elaurenc@bates.edu
207-755-5978

Karolyn Towle
Associate Director of Advancement Communications
ktowle3@bates.edu
207-786-8371

Annual Giving and Reunion

Nina Emmi ’10
Senior Director of Annual Giving and Reunion
nemmi@bates.edu
207-786-8255


R. Casey Andersen ’12
Assistant Director of Alumni Giving and Reunion
randerse@bates.edu
207-755-5976

Jesse Blackburn
Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Reunion
jblackbu@bates.edu
207-755-5990

Melody Beaulieu
Administrative Assistant for Annual Giving
mbeaulie@bates.edu
207-755-5991

Carly Hopkins
Associate Director of Annual Giving and Reunion
chopkins@bates.edu
207-786-6239

Amy Bureau Jefferson
Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving and Reunion
ajeffers@bates.edu
207-755-5989

Cindy Levesque
Administrative Assistant to Annual Giving
clevesq2@bates.edu
207-786-6225

Meagan Norman
Associate Director of Annual Giving and Reunion
mpomeroy@bates.edu
207-786-6129

Henry Sauve
Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Reunion
hsauve@bates.edu
207-753-6993

Sarah Tiedemann
Associate Director of Annual Giving and Reunion
stiedema@bates.edu
207-753-6951

General Annual Giving Contact Info
Email:  batesfund@bates.edu
Phone: 1-888-522-8371
SMS Text Message: 
(207) 386-9010
(207) 386-8860
(207) 386-8734
(207) 386-8294
(207) 386-8183
(207) 386-8045

Parent Giving and Engagement

Emily Levine
Director of Parent Giving and Engagement
elevine2@bates.edu
207-786-6488


Penney Ward
Assistant Director of Parent Giving and Engagement
pward@bates.edu
207-755-5977

Leadership Gifts

Erin Brown P’25
Assistant Vice President of College Advancement
ebrown3@bates.edu
207-786-6489


Cary Gemmer ’07
Senior Leadership Gifts Officer
cgemmer@bates.edu
207-755-5988

Shanna Green
Administrative Manager
sgreen@bates.edu
207-786-8254

Jolene Hall
Administrative Assistant to Leadership Gifts
jhall3@bates.edu
207-786-6127

Rich McNeil
Leadership Gifts Officer
rmcneil@bates.edu
207-786-6489

Rebecca Lazure
Leadership Gifts Officer and Gift Planning Officer
rlazure@bates.edu
207-786-6476

Rachel Wray P’24
Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
rwray@bates.edu
207-786-6240

Gift Planning Office

Erin Brown P’25
Assistant Vice President of College Advancement
ebrown3@bates.edu
207-786-6489


Susan B. Dunning
Associate Director of Gift Planning
sdunning@bates.edu
207-786-6246

Rebecca Lazure
Leadership Gifts Officer and Gift Planning Officer
rlazure@bates.edu
207-786-6476


Contact Information:

Office of Gift Planning
6 Lane Hall
Lewiston, ME 04240
Toll Free: 800-762-3145
giftplanning@bates.edu
www.bates.edu/giftplanning

Donor Relations and Campaign Programs

Christine Marden
Director of Donor Relations
cmarden@bates.edu


Ainsley Parent
Donor Relations Coordinator
aparent@bates.edu
207-755-5975

Advancement Services

Trisha Ayers
Assistant Vice President of College Advancement
payersmi@bates.edu
207-786-6253


Peter Bailey
Advancement Data Analyst
pbailey@bates.edu207-755-5995

Jeremy Braz
Associate Director of Advancement Services
jbraz@bates.edu
207-786-6332

Tania Carpentier
Gifts and Biographical Records Specialist
tcarpent@bates.edu
207-786-6236

Lysanne Doucette
Information Systems Specialist
ldoucett@bates.edu
207-786-6477

Eileen Messina
Assistant Director of Advancement Services
emessina@bates.edu
207-755-5996

Chris Pelkey
Data Analyst
cpelkey@bates.edu
207-755-5997

Cathy Stevens
Gifts and Biographical Records Specialist
csteven2@bates.edu
207-786-6248

Advancement Research

Jenn Grasso
Director of Research and Prospect Management
jgrasso@ajeffers

Catherine Griffiths
Senior Researcher
cgriffit@bates.edu
207-786-6237

Joel Raffety
Research Analyst
jraffety@bates.edu
207-786-6435

Alicia Richard
Prospect Management Coordinator
arichard@bates.edu
207-786-6244

Laura M. Webb
Research Associate
lwebb@bates.edu
207-753-6976

A-Z Advancement Directory

NameEmailTelephone
R. Casey Andersenranderse@bates.edu207-755-5976
Trisha Ayerspayersmi@bates.edu207-786-6253
Peter Baileypbailey@bates.edu207-755-5995
Melody Beaulieumbeaulie@bates.edu
Danielle Beckwithdbeckwit@bates.edu207-786-8344
Jesse Blackburnjblackbu@bates.edu207-755-5990
Jeremy Brazjbraz@bates.edu207-786-6332
Erin Brownebrown3@bates.edu207-786-6489
Tania Carpentiertcarpent@bates.edu207-786-6236
Heather Corbetthcorbett@bates.edu207-753-6930
Julisa De Los Santosjdelossa@bates.edu207-786-8342
Lysanne Doucetteldoucett@bates.edu207-786-6477
Stephanie Dumontsdumont@bates.edu207-786-8370
Susan Dunningsdunning@bates.edu207-786-6246
Donna Duvaldduval@bates.edu207-786-6245
Nina Emminemmi@bates.edu207-755-6976
Eric Fousheeefoushee@bates.edu207-755-5985
Jenn Grassojgrasso@bates.edu
Cary Gemmercgemmer@bates.edu207-753-6930
Shanna Greensgreen@bates.edu207-786-8254
Catherine Griffithscgriffit@bates.edu207-786-6237
Jolene Halljhall3@bates.edu207-786-6127
Carly Hopkinscyeung2@bates.edu207-786-6239
Amy Jeffersonajeffers@bates.edu207-755-5989
Karolyn Castaldokcastald@bates.edu207-786-8371
Meredith LaChapellemlachape@bates.edu207-786-8372
Elizah Laurenceauelaurenc@bates.edu207-755-5974
Rebecca Lazurerlazure@bates.edu207-786-6476
Cindy Levesqueclevesq2@bates.edu207-786-6225
Emily Levineelevine2@bates.edu207-786-6488
Christine Mardencmarden@bates.edu207-755-5992
Rich McNeilrmcneil@bates.edu207-786-6489
Eileen Messinaemessina@bates.edu207-755-5996
Meagan Normanmpomeroy@bates.edu207-786-6129
Ainsley Parentaparent@bates.edu207-755-5975
Chris Pelkeycpelkey@bates.edu207-755-5997
Joel Raffetyjraffety@bates.edu207-786-6435
Alicia Richardarichard@bates.edu207-786-6244
Cathy Stevenscsteven2@bates.edu207-786-6248
Sarah Tiedemannstiedema@bates.edu207-753-6951
Penney Wardpward@bates.edu207-755-5977
Laura Webblwebb@bates.edu207-786-6249
Rachel Wrayrwray@bates.edu207-786-6240