I am excited and grateful to share the following position announcements and transitions effective April 20, 2020.
Julia Sama will transition from her current role as Sr. Campaign Program Director to Senior Director of Volunteer Engagement and Advisory Councils. In this role, Julia will lead the innovation of new volunteer engagement strategies and platforms for the top 2% of our benefactors and prospects, and manage the growth and impact of the University’s Advisory Council program.
Debra De St Jean will transition from her current role as Development Associate to Assistant Director of Advisory Council Operations and report directly to Julia Sama. In this role, Debra will: help organize the fall Advisory Council meetings across 18 councils; coordinate the annual Advisory Council strategic review process; publish the Advisory Council digital directory; and manage communications of important University news to council members.
Finally, Sharon Rankert will begin to report directly to me and assume additional responsibilities in support of my role as Associate Vice President
Please join me in thanking and congratulating Julia, Debra and Sharon for taking on these new roles and responsibilities in service to Notre Dame.