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Katharine Buchanan

Associate Dean, Alumni & Development


Geoff Krouse

Assistant Dean for Alumni & Development
Senior Lecturing Fellow


Kenzie Brendle

Assistant to the Deans for Alumni & Development


Regional and Major Gifts and Annual Giving

Sandra L. Good

Regional Director


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.    

Halley Bogart

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Regional Director of Development


Halley Bogart joined the Law School in February 2013.  As the Director of Strategic Initiatives, she serves as the primary fundraising liaison for the Law School's clinics and centers, focusing on individual, foundation, and corporate giving opportunities. She also leads other strategic fundraising initiatives, including working with the Law School’s Board of Visitors to enhance its positive impact on the Law School. In her Regional Director capacity, Halley travels to the DC and Chicago areas to meet with alumni and donors to the Law School and cultivate philanthropic engagement. She has a B.A. with distinction from the University of Virginia and is involved locally as a board member and volunteer with several nonprofits.

Suzanne MacKinnon

Director of Annual Giving and Regional Director of Development


Suzanne MacKinnon is Director of Annual Giving and Regional Director of Development.  In this role, Suzanne oversees all aspects of the Law School’s annual giving program, and will travel to Boston and other key regions, to work with alumni interested in supporting the Law School’s Annual Fund and other philanthropic priorities. Prior to joining the Law School Suzanne served as Senior Assistant Director, Alumni and Leadership Giving for the Duke Annual Fund, where she managed undergraduate comprehensive reunion campaigns, and directed other Annual Fund programs and priorities.

Kelly Marcolini

Assistant Director of Reunion and Leadership Giving


Kelly Marcolini joined the Law School in May of 2019. She is responsible for the Reunion giving program where she will directly manage the 10th – 60th reunions while working with committee leadership to ensure high attendance and class gift support. Prior to joining the Law School, Kelly worked in the Duke Athletics Marketing department for seven years. She holds a B.S. and B.A. as a double major in marketing and management from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she graduated with magna cum laude honors.

Kate Shivar

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Young Alumni


Kate joined the Law School in January 2014 and acts as the Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Young Alumni.  She is responsible for managing several annual giving programs, concentrating on students and young alumni.  Those programs include the Class Gift, Class Agent, Law Firm Challenge, and Blueprint Benefactors.  In addition, Kate is responsible for managing the 5th and 10th  year classes during their Reunion cycle. Through these programs, Kate works with volunteers and staff to ensure high participation and campaign success.

Lauren Rice

Regional Director of Development


Lauren Rice joined the Law School in July 2016. As a Regional Director, Lauren travels to the Midwest (except Chicago), Southern California, Florida, Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, among other regions, to meet with alumni and donors to the Law School and cultivate philanthropic engagement. Lauren returned to Duke in the Fall of 2006, first working within Duke Athletics and then at Duke Law as the Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Reunions. She is a 2000 graduate of Duke University (B.A. Sociology, B.A. History) and was a four-year letter winner for the Duke Women’s Basketball team.

Alumni Engagement

Caitlin Shaw

Director of Alumni Engagement


Conner Cook

Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement


Chelsea Vohwinkel

Alumni Events and Communications Assistant

Advancement Services

John Spencer

Director of Advancement Services


Spencer as he prefers to be called is the Director of Advancement Services. He is responsible for the strategic planning and management of the school’s internal advancement systems, which includes stewardship operations, prospect management and database integrity, general operations management, and campaign reporting. Spencer previously worked at the law school for a decade, where he served as the Registrar and Director in the Office of Student Records, and the Director of Student Activities.

Sondra Haithcock

Development Services Coordinator


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.

Tamie Harbison

Advancement Services Assistant

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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.

Janet Silber

Sr. Administrator for Donor Relations


As the Sr. Administrator of Donor Relations, Janet is responsible for managing the Law School’s comprehensive Donor Relations program.  This includes reporting on major endowed funds such as scholarship and professorships, acknowledging all gifts to the Law School, stewarding named scholars and donors, and managing yearly events such as the Scholarship & Fellowship Luncheon and the spring Thank-a-Thon.  She also prepares custom stewardship projects and works with our donors throughout the year.  Janet received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.F.A. in creative writing from North Carolina State University.  She joined the Law School in 2007.