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University Advancement

(208) 426-3276 or (800) 341-6150

For information about giving opportunities, please contact University Advancement or a specific development officer who will be happy to assist you.

Rick Frisch
Interim Vice President for Advancement
(208) 426-3236

Paul Powell
Executive Director
Boise State Foundation
(208) 426-2372

Jennifer Neil
Interim Assoc. VP for Development and Exec. Dir., Gift Planning
(208) 426-2927

Lisa Gardner
Executive Director of Alumni Relations
(208) 426-3277


Gift Officers

Gerti Arnold
Sr. Dir. of Development for Campus Initiatives
Inquiries regarding College of Education
(208) 426-2328

Perrine Blakley
Director of Development
College of Business and Economics
(208) 426-5196

Argia Beristain
Director of Development
Honors College
(208) 426-1733

Nikki Hanson
Interim Director of Development
College of Health Sciences
(208) 426-2564

Jim Ogle
Director of Development
College of Arts and Sciences
(208) 426-3230

Melanie Bannister
Director of Development
College of Arts and Sciences
(208) 426-4199

Chrissy Shelton
Director of Development
College of Engineering
(208) 426-1422

Jeff Benton
Director of Development
School of Public Service
(208) 426-2976

Heather Kimmett
Director of Development
College of Innovation and Design
(208) 426-2977

Virginia Pellegrini
Corp. and Found. Relations
(208) 426-3158




Donor Relations and Events

Linda Riley
Sr. Director, Donor Relations
(208) 426-2024
Katlin Bailey
Asst. Director, Donor Relations
(208) 426-1326

Heather Calkins
Director, Univ. Special Events
(208) 426-2947

Paige Drennon
Asst. Dir., Univ. Special Events
(208) 426-2060


Annual Giving

Cara Walker
Executive Director of Development, Annual Giving
(208) 426-1330

Allie Clapier
Asst. Dir., Development
(208) 426-2565

Scott Jurgens
Asst. Dir., Development
(208) 426-2563

Connor Tudbury
Asst. Dir., Annual & Digital Giving
(208) 426-2040



Andrew Gauss
Sr. Dir., Advancement Comm.
(208) 426-1517

Heather Carlson
Assoc. Dir., Advancement Comm.
(208) 426-2022


Prospect Management & Research

Tisha Martin
Sr. Dir., Prospect Management & Research
(208) 426-1439

Austin Wade
Asst. Dir., Prospect Management & Research
(208) 426-2621

Taylor Rohrich
Prospect Research Analyst
(208) 426-4227