Associate Dean for Alumni & DevelopmentPhone: 919-613-7175
Jeff has been the associate dean since April 2008. As Associate Dean, Jeff manages the Alumni & Development staff of fifteen and oversees all facets of the school's comprehensive advancement operation. Jeff is a member of the Duke University Development Cabinet, working closely with the Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development and other senior members of the University alumni relations and development staff.
Assistant Dean, Alumni & DevelopmentPhone: 919-613-7217
As Assistant Dean for Alumni & Development, Kate manages the Law School's team of Regional Directors of Development. She works closely with the Dean and the Associate Dean for Alumni & Development to plan and implement the Law School's principal and planned giving fundraising initiatives. Kate worked for several years for two major research universities, and also practiced estate planning and tax exempt organizations law, before joining the Law School in December 2004.
Assistant to the Associate Dean for Alumni and DevelopmentPhone: 919-613-7256
Dawn is Assistant to the Associate Dean of Alumni and Development. She provides administrative, data, and board management support to the Associate Dean. She also helps with the administration and management of the overall Alumni and Development office. Dawn manages correspondences, travel, and donor relations for major donors and guests visiting and working on behalf of the Alumni and Development office. She works closely with faculty, and staffs major development related activities and events as required. Dawn has been at the Law School since 1998.
Regional and Major Gifts and Annual Giving
Sandra Good joined the Duke Law development staff in May 2012. A 2001 Duke Law graduate, she has legal experience in both in private practice and state government, including a stint as a staff attorney at the North Carolina State Legislature. Her travel responsibilities include California, Washington and Oregon as well as the state of North Carolina.
After practicing law in the Boston area since 2003, Brendan joined the Duke Law School development staff in June of 2012. Brendan's primary focus is working with Law School alumni in the metropolitan New York region, including New Jersey and Connecticut, as well as alumni throughout Texas. His travel responsibilities also take him to South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and northern Florida, among other areas. Brendan graduated from Duke in 2000 with a B.A. in History and from Boston College Law School in 2003 with a J.D.
Bill joined the Duke Law School development staff in March of 2012. He has over a dozen years of fundraising experience in higher education, most recently serving for more than three years at the University Of Illinois College Of Law. His travel responsibilities include eastern cities of Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, DC as well as Chicago and other Midwestern cities.
As Development Assistant in the Alumni and Development Office, Sally provides support to the Assistant Dean for Alumni and Development and the Regional Directors. Sally came to Duke Law School in March of 2011, prior to which she was employed in Medical Center Development at the University of Rochester.
As the Director of Annual Giving, Jean is responsible for managing Duke Law School’s comprehensive annual giving program. She oversees the reunion fundraising program, annual giving initiatives, the graduating class gift program, and the direct mail and phonathon programs. In addition, Jean manages the Law School’s leadership giving society and assists with the Law Alumni Association Board of Directors. Her travel focuses on New England as well as various additional areas as needed. Jean graduated from Duke in 2000 with a B.A. in sociology.
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, ReunionPhone: 919-613-8572
Halley joined the Law School in February 2013 and acts as the Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Reunion. Her primary responsibilities include managing the Reunion Giving program and the Reunion Committee volunteers. Halley will also work closely with Alumni Relations team ensuring quality programming and high attendance for Reunion.
Kate Petersen is the Annual Giving Coordinator. Kate manages Duke Law Blueprint Benefactors, a program that connects student groups with law firm sponsorships. Kate is also responsible for the Graduating Class Gift Campaign and the Class Agent Program and offers data and communications support to the Annual Giving Team.
Alumni and Constituent Programs
Director of Alumni and Constituent ProgramsPhone: 919-613-7214
As the Director of Alumni and Constituent Programs, Anna connects alumni, students, faculty, and friends with one another and with Duke Law School. An experienced attorney, Anna develops programs that offer intellectual, professional, and social enrichment to all members of the Duke Law community.
Alumni and Constituent Programs AssistantPhone: 919-613-7012
As the Alumni and Constituent Programs Assistant, Carol focuses on promoting life-long engagement opportunities to various constituents. She coordinates external and internal alumni events, and provides overall alumni support to the Duke Law community. Carol joined the Law School in July 2012.
As the Director of Advancement Services, Mary manages the advancement services team. She is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of financial records, managing and updating the alumni database and files, assisting with donor research and endowments, mail processing, managing all donor relations activities, and the day to day operations for the Alumni and Development office. Mary also works with Duke HR in the hiring and onboarding process for new hires and is responsible for developing and managing the budget for the office.
As the Development Services Coordinator, Sondra initiates accounting documents (journal entries, check requests, purchase orders, employee reimbursement forms, etc.) in accordance with GAP and clears all procurement card charges through the WORKS systems for the Office of Alumni & Development. She also serves as the primary liaison with the Duke Office of Alumni and Development Records and processes all incoming gifts, pledges, and pledge payments sent to the Law School by donors in accordance with Gift Handling Guidelines.
Advancement Services AssistantPhone: 919-613-8534
Tamie is the Advancement Services Assistant. Tamie offers support to the director of advancement services as well as the advancement team. While her main focus is managing the database and data related projects and offering backup support for the office, she is also responsible for managing the on-line donor files, major mailings, and a variety of other projects that support the overall mission of the team.
Stewardship & Communications CoordinatorPhone: 919-613-8543
Janet is the Donor Relations Coordinator for the Alumni & Development Office. In her role, she is responsible for acknowledging all gifts to the Law School, creating reports for endowed funds such as scholarships and professorships, stewarding donor and student relationships, and managing the yearly Scholarship Luncheon and Thank-a-Thons. Janet has been at the Law School since 2007.