Contact Us

Mailing Address

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

Campus Location

Clark Hall, third floor
Mon. - Fri., 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
Theresa Davis Vice President

408-924-1160

Candice Piper Executive Assistant to the Vice President

408-924-1154

Human Resources, Budgets and Administration

Name Title Phone Number
Julie Jimenez Director for Financial and Administrative Services

408-924-1132

Erica Moniz Administrative Assistant

408-924-6519

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
Vanessa Cruz Gift Analyst 408-924-1134
Shawna Terry Gift Analyst 408-924-1651
Roya Omid Gift Analyst 408-924-1140

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
Amanda Struer Director for Advancement Research and Prospect Management 408-924-1188
Kathy Richmond Advancement Research Analyst 408-924-1147

Stewardship

Name Title Phone Number
Carlyn Haffey Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship 408-924-2278

Alumni and Community Engagement

Name Title Phone Number
Brian Bates Associate Vice President, Alumni and Community Engagement 408-924-6518
Dianna Fisher Director of Alumni Engagement 408-924-6527
Braley Ferris Associate Director for Marketing and Membership 408-924-1178
Roezell Carter Member Services Assistant 408-924-6520
Eric Bonesteel Associate Director for Silicon Valley Outreach 408-924-1493
Valerie Gonzales Assistant Director for Alumni Relations 408-924-1148
Nick Messing Student and Regional Engagement Specialist 408-924-8166

Annual Giving and Special Gifts

Name Title Phone Number
Vacant Senior Director for Annual Giving 408-924-1136
Evan Smallwood Director of Leadership Annual Giving 408-924-1448
Carolyn Canete Annual Giving Manager 408-924-1782
Vacant Leadership Annual Giving Officer 408-924-1110
Jason Brown Annual Giving Officer 408-924-1190
Call Center Main Line 408-924-1204

Constituent Engagement

Name Title Phone Number
Hilary Gunderson Director of Constituent Engagement 408-924-1125
Mary Growitz Administrative Coordinator 408-924-1489
Jen Jurgensen Budget and Program Analyst 408-924-1995

Special Events

Name Title Phone Number
Amber Armstrong Director of Special Events 408-924-1446
Clifton Gold Assistant Creative Director / Senior Event Planner 408-924-6505
Erika Greet Assistant Director of Ceremonies 408-924-1471
Khristine Lugo Event Planner 408-924-1472
Erin Cathey Event Planner 408-924-1053

Development

Name Title Phone Number
Sabra Diridon Interim Associate Vice President 408-924-1510
Claudia Tercero Administrative Assistant to the Associate Vice President 408-924-1762

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

Major Gifts

Name Title Phone Number
Anh Ly Director of Development, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library 408-924-1104
Elizabeth Matthews Director of Development, College of Education 408-924-3395
Brad Vartan Senior Director of Development, Lucas College and Graduate School of Business 408-924-1142
Emily Lane Director of Development, College of Science 408-924-1145
Jacob Manaloor Director of Development, Research and Innovation 408-924-2053
Matthew Taylor Siegel Director of Development, College of Humanities and the Arts 408-924-1475
Vacant Senior Director of Development for Campaign Priorities 408-924-1510
Vacant Director of Development, Davidson College of Engineering 408-924-7033
Sonia Wright Senior Director of Development, College of Human and Health Sciences 408-924-1328

Planned Gifts

Name Title Phone Number
Randy Balogh Director of Planned Giving 408-924-1123
Anie Clark Planned Giving Coordinator 408-924-1155

SJSU Tower Foundation

Name Title Phone Number
Daniele LeCesne Chief Operating Officer 408-924-1508
Candice Piper Interim Administrative Assistant 408-924-1191
Wit Dinh Human Resources Manager

408-924-1127

Deann Boyd HR Coordinator 408-924-1127
Christina Tan-Aoyagi Controller 408-924-1329
Marina Hout Grants Management Specialist 408-924-1126
Csilla Kuehn Senior Accountant, Endowments 408-924-1173
Vacant Accounting Manager 408-924-1494
Lin Grimes Accounts Payable Accountant 408-924-1779
Lena Tran Accountant & Procurement Card Coordinator 408-924-1189
Youn Thu Accounting Technician 408-924-1161