Who We Are

Kate Allison PictureKate Allison '12
Assistant Director of Alumni and Constituency Enagagement

Email: kathleen.a.allison@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6518

Kate is our resident regional club and student engagement expert.  She came back “home” in 2017 to help drive regional alumni connections from coast-to-coast (and, eventually, the world) and strengthen alumni/student relations.  As such, she works directly with our Alumni Board, Regional Clubs, Class Leadership Teams (alumni 1-5 years post-graduation) and Student Ambassador Program.

Matthew Baumler

Matt Baumler
Director of Alumni and Constituency Engagement

Email: matthew.k.baumler@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6556

At Lawrence since 2009, Matt provides leadership to the team through work with community-related and engagement programming, the Lawrence University Alumni Association, and engagement events including Reunion. He also serves as an ex officio member of the Lawrence University Alumni Association Executive Committee.


Mark Breseman PictureMark Breseman ’78
Associate Vice President of Alumni and Constituency Engagement

Email: mark.d.breseman@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6519

At Lawrence since 1997, Mark provides leadership to the team, working on national and international engagement events and the Lawrence Scholars program. He also serves as the director of Björklunden, as an ex officio member of the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors. 


Jaclyn Charais pictureJaclyn Charais
Administrative Assistant for Alumni and Constituency Engagement

Email: jaclyn.m.charais@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-7019

At Lawrence since 2016, Jaclyn functions as lead designer for the ACE Communications Team, manages event registration for on campus and regional events, coordinates event logistics for networking events, and helps to document and advance ACE systems and processes.


Sherri ImmelSherri Immel
Office Coordinator for Alumni and Constituency Engagement

Email: sherri.immel@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6854

At Lawrence since 1995, Sherri assists the associate vice president of alumni and constituency engagement and coordinates logistics for career conferences, the Lawrence Scholars program and Reunion.


Katie SeidelKatie Seidel
Associate Director of Admissions

Email: katie.s.seidel@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6993

After two years leading Conservatory recruitment efforts as part of the Lawrence Admissions team, we were excited to welcome Katie to ACE in 2017. Leveraging our connection to the admissions team, the office of Alumni Admissions Engagement coordinates the alumni interview program, alumni coverage of college fairs, admitted student receptions, and other admissions-based outreach. In her role, Katie is also an ex officio member of the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors.


Lynette Schroeder pictureLynette Schroeder
Alumni Admissions Engagement Coordinator

Email: lynette.j.schroeder@lawrence.edu

Phone: (920) 832-6549

At Lawrence since 1996, Lynette coordinates alumni admission engagement’s initiatives, operations and data management. Having worked in both the admission and financial aid offices at LU, Lynette brings a student-centered approach to her AAE responsibilities. She coordinates logistics for the AAE’s programming and outreach initiatives.


Shana Shallue pictureShana Shallue
Associate Director of Alumni and Constituency Engagement

Email: shana.m.shallue@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6522

At Lawrence since 2014, Shana is responsible for our annual strategic events plan.  Under her leadership the ACE team manages nearly 100 events per year including regional alumni events, presidential events, networking events, stewardship events and our beloved Reunion.


Janice Staedt PictureJanice Staedt
Office Coordinator for Alumni and Donor Engagement

Email: janice.staedt@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6553

At Lawrence since 2007, Janice assists the director of alumni and constituency engagement and the director of donor engagement.


Dakota Williams pictureDakota Williams '14
Assistant Director of Alumni & Constituency Engagement

Email: dakota.a.williams@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6986

At Lawrence since 2015, Dakota works to help match alumni volunteers with opportunities to give back to Lawrence. Dakota also works with Class Leadership Teams for classes 16-20 years out from graduation and staffs the 20th Reunion. As coordinator for the ACE Communications Team, Dakota works to refine ACE's strategy to keep alumni, parents and friends informed about Lawrence . In addition, Dakota manages metrics and analytics for alumni engagement and ACE programs. Dakota is also a Conservatory alum and enjoys connecting with all of our Conservatory alumni.

The Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement (also known as ACE) promotes engagement with Lawrence University’s constituents to fulfill the mission of the college.  Lawrence’s constituents—alumni, donors, parents and Fox Valley community members—care deeply about the college and its students.  It’s our goal to provide opportunities to become involved and connect them with Lawrence in meaningful and valuable ways.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! Contact us via any of the methods below, or stop by Chapman Hall if you are on campus.

Email: alumni@lawrence.edu
Phone: (920) 832-6854
Fax: (920) 832-6784

Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement
711 E. Boldt Way
Appleton, WI 54911

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