Contact the Michigan Public Health Development Team

Contact the Development and Alumni Engagement Team with thoughts or questions.


Tara Allendorfer

Tara Allendorfer

Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement

734-764-8093
tallendo@umich.edu

The Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement is focused on strategically communicating and engaging with the Michigan Public Health alumni base. 

Connect with me to discuss:

  • Overall goals and strategy for deepening alumni engagement
  • Your unit’s alumni engagement interactions (guest speakers, volunteers, etc.)
  • The online mentoring & networking platform, Michigan Public Health Connect

Betsy Burke

Betsy Burke

Assistant Director, Donor Engagement

734-647-7252
boudreau@umich.edu

The Assistant Director of Donor Engagement helps manage the Dean’s Advisory Board along with the Chief Development Officer and is the Stewardship Officer for the School.

Connect with me to discuss:

  • Managing gift accounts, donor intent, and understanding proper fund management
  • High-level impact reports to donors
  • Michigan Public Health Dean’s Advisory Board

Ashley Green

Ashley Green

Major Gifts Officer Associate  

734-647-1672
ashleygr@umich.edu

The Major Gift Officer is charged with managing relationships and securing support from individuals/organizations who are capable of making major and planned gifts of $100,000 or more.

Connect with me to discuss:

  • Alumni and donors with an interest in making gifts to the School
  • Cultivating funding opportunities

India Hayes

India Hayes

Senior Development Administrative Assistant

734-764-8093
indiah@umich.edu

The Senior Development Administrative Assistant helps support the Executive Director and the Development team on high-level to ensure we are effective and efficient.

Connect with me to discuss:

  • The Executive Director’s calendar and managing his schedule
  • Assistance with pulling alumni lists

Nathan Miles

Nate Miles

Associate Director, Major Gifts Major Gifts (East Coast & Midwest)

734-615-4362
nrmiles@umich.edu

The Associate Director of Major Gifts is charged with managing relationships and securing support from individuals/organizations who are capable of making major and planned gifts of $100,000 or more.

Connect with me to discuss:

  • Alumni and donors with an interest in making larger gifts to the School
  • Cultivating large funding opportunities 
  • Strategic partnerships 

Mike Sullivant

Mike Sullivant

Assistant Director, Annual Giving

734-763-9260
mssulliv@umich.edu

The Assistant Director of Annual Giving is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing revenue producing annual giving mailings/emails, soliciting lead annual gifts, managing Telefund programs, and data analysis at the School.

Connect with me to discuss:

  • Ways to broadly raise support for your department/center through various appeals
  • Personal 1:1 outreach with potential donors
  • High-level Donor Reporting and Analysis, including individualized gift reports
  • Letters from the Chair/Director to be sent

Tony Wagener

Tony Wagener

Chief Development Officer

734-764-5416
twagener@umich.edu

The Chief Development Officer supervises all development and alumni engagement activities at Public Health with an emphasis on meeting/exceeding campaign goals and creating a strong and sustainable pipeline of donor support that will enable the school to reach new heights. 

Connect with me to discuss:

  • Strategic decision-making for all fundraising and alumni engagement efforts
  • Working with top tier donors (organizations/individuals) on soliciting gifts to the School
  • The Dean’s alumni and donor activities (including events, communications, fundraising)