Contact Us

Mailing Address

University Advancement
San José State University
One Washington Square 
San José, CA 95192-0256

Campus Location

Clark Hall, third floor
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone Number

Main Line:  408-924-1120

Departments

University Advancement

Advancement and Campaign Operations

Alumni and Community Engagement

Development

SJSU Tower Foundation


University Advancement

Name Title Phone Number
Judy Nagai Vice President, University Advancement

408-924-1160

Sabrina Tanner Executive Assistant to the  Vice President, Advancement 408-924-1191

Human Resources, Budgets and Administration

Name Title Phone Number
Chris Changras Administrative Services Manager 408-924-1132
Alma Valverde Budget and Personnel Specialist 408-924-1109
Bri Perry Administrative Assistant 408-924-1120

Advancement and Campaign Operations

Name Title Phone Number
Beth Colbert Associate Vice President 408-924-1119
Patricia Thompson Administrative Assistant to the Associate Vice President 408-924-1158

Advancement Services

Name Title Phone Number
Maria Ramirez Director, Advancement Services 408-924-1484
Samantha DeAnda Data & Gift Analyst 408-924-1117
Shawna Terry Data & Gift Analyst 408-924-1651
Roya Omid Data & Gift Analyst 408-924-1140
Audrey Struve Data & Gift Analyst 408-924-1134

Information Technology

Name Title Phone Number
Rigo Vargas Computer Systems Consultant 408-924-1780
Leonor Cheong Database Administrator/
Analyst Programmer
408-924-1781
Libing Sun Programmer Analyst 408-924-1507

Research and Prospect Management

Name Title Phone Number
Christina Smith Director for Advancement Research and Prospect Management 408-924-1188
Laura Lopez Advancement Research Analyst 408-924-1147

Stewardship

Name Title Phone Number
Braley Ferris Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship 408-924-1178

Alumni and Community Engagement

Name Title Phone Number
Doug Hupke Associate Vice President 408-924-1136
Valerie Gonzales Executive Director of Alumni Engagement 408-924-1148

Erica Moniz

Administrative Assistant 408-924-1489

Nick Messing

Student and Regional Engagement Specialist 408-924-8166

Robert Davis 

Associate Director, Networks & Reg Engag 408-924-1493

Amy Guerra-Smith

Special Project Coordinator 408-924-1995

 

Special Events

Name Title Phone Number
Doug Hupke Associate Vice President 408-924-1136
Khristine Lugo Associate Director for Special Events 408-924-1472
Adam Hermann Event Planner 408-924-6518
Elias Flores Asst. Event Planner 408-924- 1053

Development

Name Title Phone Number
Jen Stirling Associate Vice President of Development  &  Executive Director of Campaigns  408-924-8086
Claudia Tercero Administrative Assistant  408-924-1762

Annual Giving and Special Gifts

Name Title Phone Number
Doug Hupke Associate Vice President 408-924-1136
Jen Jurgensen Assistant Director, Annual Giving 408-924-1782
Sabrina-Moné Lamontagne Director of Leadership Annual Giving

408-924-2278

 

Jason Brown Assistant Director of Digital Philanthropy 408-924-1190
Call Center Main Line 408-924-1204

Corporate and Foundation Relations

Name Title Phone Number
Sela Gaglia Executive Director for Corporate and Foundation Relations 408-924-7033
Amanda Petel Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations 408-924-8095
Michelle Smith Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations 408-924-1135
Charlie Herron Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations 408-924-4803

Major Gifts

Name Title Phone Number
Sabra Diridon

Executive Director of Development

408-924-1510
Virginia Wright Director of Development, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library and Lurie College of Education 408-924-1143
Matthew Siegel Senior Director of Development, Lucas College and Graduate School of Business 408-924-1142
Manju Ramachandran Director of Development, College of Science 408-924-1487
Jacob Manaloor Director of Development, Research and Innovation 408-924-2053
Anh Ly Senior Director of Development, College of Humanities and the Arts 408-924-1104
Catherine Derringer Senior Director of Development, Davidson College of Engineering 408-924-3794
Lisa Ives Director of Development for Engineering 408-924-2366
Sonia Wright Senior Director of Development, College of Human and Health Sciences 408-924-1328
Evan Smallwood Director of Development, College of Social Sciences 408-924-1448

Planned Gifts

Name Title Phone Number
Kendra Livingston Senior Director of Planned Giving 408-924-1123
Jenn Nelson Planned Giving Specialist 408-924-1155

SJSU Tower Foundation

Name Title Phone Number
Judy Nagai CEO Tower Foundation 408-924-1160
Robin Reynolds Chief Operating Officer 408-924-1508
Sabrina Tanner Executive Assistant to the COO 408-924-1191
Wit Dinh Human Resources Manager

408-924-1127

Vera Kambourian Payroll & HR Coordinator 408-924-1494
Vacant Director of Foundation Accounting  408-924-1170
 Yulia Xie Senior Endowment Accountant  408-924-1173
Marina Hout Grants Manager 408-924-1126
Kim-Uyen Do Accounts Payable Accountant 408-924-1779
Vacant Accountant & Procurement Card Coordinator 408-924-1189
Sherri Meyer Accounts Payable Clerk 408-924-1161
Thin Thandar Kyaw Accounting Technician 408-924-6517