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Meet the Staff

Joel M. Smith, Vice President College Relations and Advancement; Executive Director, College Foundation at Delhi

Joel is an executive-level higher education communications specialist recognized for his proven abilities in crisis management, branding, fund-raising, and managing complex projects that require financing and regulatory approvals. He began his career at SUNY Delhi in 1981 and has held leadership positions at SUNY Delhi for more than 25 years.

(607) 746 – 4522

Michael Sullivan, Assistant Vice President for College Advancement

Michael is committed to public higher education. He is responsible for developing relationships and partnerships with alumni and assisting them in making an impact through their charitable giving. He has more than 15 years of experience in fundraising, communications and engagement. Michael joined the SUNY Delhi Advancement Team in 2017.

(607) 746 – 4538

Maureen C. McKenna, CFRE, Chief Advancement Officer

Maureen brings 18 years of comprehensive campaign leadership and eleven years as executive director of four college foundations to the advancement team. She has also served as director of executive education for 7 years and worked for several years in the hospitality management industry. She joined the Advancement Team in 2009.

(607) 746 – 4622

Lucinda Brydon, Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund

Lucinda has 25 years' experience directing public relations, annual fund raising and events planning in the non-profit and higher education sectors. She joined SUNY Delhi Advancement Team in 2008.

(607) 746 – 4602

Tracy Hoeppner, Secretary, College Foundation

Tracy manages the College Relations, Advancement and Foundation offices. She also serves as the point of first contact for our alumni and friends. Tracy joined SUNY Delhi Advancement Team in 2010.

(607) 746 – 4520