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Nicole Missino ForgitNicole (Missino) Forgit

Executive Director of The Clark Fund and Alumni and Friends Engagement

Phone: 1-508-421-3716

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Nicole (Missino) Forgit is Executive Director of Alumni & Friends Engagement and The Clark Fund. She oversees all aspects of alumni engagement programs and The Clark Fund, Clark’s annual giving program. Nicole joined Clark in September 2018 as Director of the Clark Fund after serving on the Annual Fund team at Brown University where she achieved record-breaking fundraising results for reunion giving. Prior to Brown, she served in fundraising and engagement roles at private boarding schools and in a non-profit healthcare system. She served as a lead for the Amplify Gender Equity & Leadership Initiative in 2021, completed Clark’s Diversity & Inclusion Certificate Program, and currently holds a position on the Board of Women in Development of Central MA. Nicole earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Rhode Island.

Cindy IronsonCindy Ironson

Director of Alumni and Friends Engagement

Phone: 1-508-798-4360

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Cindy Ironson holds a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College and a master’s from Temple University. As Director of Alumni & Friends Engagement she guides the development of alumni and family programming, alumni volunteer groups and communications efforts. With a background in writing/editing and administration, she previously worked in the non-profit field most notably for the American Cancer Society, organizing events and managing relationships with volunteers and high-performing fundraisers. She joined Clark in 2017 as an Associate Director of Alumni & Friends Engagement and helped manage alumni volunteer and affinity groups such as the Alumni Council, the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Council, and the Undergraduate Parents Advisory Council.

Alyssa HarmonAlyssa Harmon

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 1-508-421-3892

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Alyssa joined Clark in September 2019 after working in educational and residential nonprofits for two years. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from Suffolk University. She also serves as the editor-in-chief for a small online publication, Truth Bee Told Media.

Stephanie MaddenStephanie Madden

Assistant Director of Alumni and Friends Engagement

Phone: 1-508-798-7616

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Stephanie joined Clark in January 2022 and is passionate about creating opportunities to build community for people from all backgrounds. With degrees in museum education and art history from Tufts and Boston University, she has developed programming for adults, families, and K-12 audiences through Arlington Community Education and the Concord Museum, has taught at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and worked in marketing at Vose Galleries. At Clark her responsibilities include helping manage the alumni affinity groups and advising the Student Alumni Relations Committee. 

Jamie FaulknerJamie Faulkner

Assistant Director of Communications, The Clark Fund and Alumni and Friends Engagement

Phone: 1-508-421-3876

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Jamie joined Clark University in November 2021 after five years in education based non-profit organizations. Most recently, she worked as the Communications and Marketing Coordinator for Crossroads Continuum, a multi-service organization dedicated to teaching and servicing individuals with autism across their lifespan.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English, and a passion for building a community around a cause through creative communication. In her role at Clark, Jamie manages communications for both The Clark Fund and the Alumni and Friends Engagement office 

Patricia TurcottePatricia Turcotte

Associate Director of Alumni and Friends Engagement

Phone: 1-508-798-4380

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Before coming to Clark University in May 2022, Patricia (Patti) worked at Wheaton College for 15 years. While there, she served as a Senior Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement for seven years, after working in Student Affairs and Admissions. Patti possesses a comprehensive background in alumni, parent, and volunteer management, as well as creating and implementing a variety of signature programming. One of Patti’s career highlights was receiving the President’s Award for Outstanding Service for her collaboration with student groups, athletic teams, and individuals with intellectual “differabilities” to promote awareness and inclusivity within the Wheaton community. At Clark, Patti’s primary responsibilities are planning and executing regional, local, and virtual events, as well as supporting reunion classes and volunteer committees.

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