Who We Are
Kate Allison '12
Assistant Director of Alumni and Constituency Enagagement
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, Reunion planning committees (5-15 years out) and Student Ambassador Program.
Executive Director of Alumni and Constituency Engagement
Phone: (920) 832-6556
At Lawrence since 2009, Matt provides strategic leadership to a team of alumni engagement professionals committed to supporting the mission of the university by providing opportunities for alumni, students, parents and friends to connect, engage and pay it forward. In this capacity, he also serves as the chief liaison to the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Mark Breseman ’78
Associate Vice President of Alumni and Constituency Engagement
Phone: (920) 832-6519
At Lawrence since 1997, Mark provides leadership to the team, working on national and international engagement events, the Lawrence Scholars program and with our Milwaukee-Downer alumnae. He also serves as the director of Björklunden, a principle gift officer and as an ex officio member of the Lawrence University Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Administrative Assistant for Alumni and Constituency Engagement
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, plays a primary role in Reunion registration and set up, and helps to document and advance ACE systems and processes.
Office Coordinator for Alumni and Constituency Engagement
Phone: (920) 832-6854
At Lawrence since 1995, Sherri assists the associate vice president of ACE and Björklunden. Supports principal gifts officers in Major and Planned Giving and coordinates logistics for CLC with the Lawrence Scholars program.
Associate Director of Admissions
Phone: (920) 832-6916
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.
Alumni Admissions Engagement Coordinator
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.
Associate Director of Alumni and Constituency Engagement
Phone: (920) 832-6522
At Lawrence since 2014, Shana is responsible for our annual strategic events plan. Under her leadership the ACE team manages over 100 events per year including campaign focus groups, presidential events, networking events, stewardship events and our beloved Reunion. Shana also oversees the awards committee of the LUAA Board of Directors.
Office Coordinator for Alumni and Donor Engagement
Phone: (920) 832-6553
At Lawrence since 2007, Janice assists the executive director of alumni and constituency engagement and the director of donor engagement.
Dakota Williams '14
Assistant Director of Alumni & Constituency Engagement
Phone: (920) 832-6986
At Lawrence since 2015, Dakota works to connect alumni through shared identities and interests. This includes working with our Black Alumni Network, LGBTQ+ alumni, Conservatory alumni and alumni of color. In addition, Dakota is the staff liaison to the 30th, 35th and 45th Cluster Reunions and the Connecting Alumni Committee of the LUAA Board of Directors.