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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.

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Laura Mooney

Leadership Annual Giving Officer,
The Clark Fund

Phone: 1-508-793-7503

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Laura Mooney joined Clark as the Leadership Annual Giving Officer in 2023 and brings with her over 14 years of experience in fundraising, including foundation management and community development. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Salem State University and a Master’s in Arts Administration from Boston University. Born and raised in Central Mass, Laura is well acquainted with the City of Worcester and has extensive experience in the Worcester non-profit sector, previously working at Habitat for Humanity MWGW, Digital Federal Credit Union and DCU For Kids, and has served as a board member for the Boys and Girls Club of Worcester. At Clark, Laura serves as a frontline fundraiser, where she works to build authentic relationships with alumni, growing alumni engagement, and increasing philanthropic support for the Clark Fund. In her free time, Laura enjoys gardening, teaching hockey, and spending time with her puppy Finley and her husband, Brian. She is also an iced-tea connoisseur and dabbles in needle arts like crochet.

Erin Zoellick

Erin Zoellick

Assistant Director of The Clark Fund

Phone: 1-508-793-7785

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Erin Zoellick began as the Administrative Assistant for Alumni and Friends Engagement and The Clark Fund in 2016 before becoming Assistant Director of The Clark Fund in 2019. She runs the student calling program and the Senior Class Gift Committee and enjoys having a direct connection with Clark students. Erin worked at Boston College for three years before coming to Clark. She received her B.A. in sociology from Keene State College, and her M.A.Ed. in higher education student affairs from Salem State University in May 2020. In addition to her role at Clark, Erin serves as the vice-president on the Keene State Alumni Board.

Jamie FaulknerJamie Faulkner

Assistant Director of Communications for 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 

Kim Driscoll '13

Kim Driscoll ’13

Administrative Assistant, Alumni & Friends and The Clark Fund

Phone: 1-508-421-3892

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Kimberly (Kim) Driscoll is a member of the Class of 2013 and returned to Clark in February 2023 as the Administrative Assistant for Alumni & Friends Engagement and The Clark Fund. After graduating, she received her master’s from Boston University along with a Fundraising Management Certificate. She began her career in the City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Office, later joining the Nativity School of Worcester’s fundraising team, and then the Worcester Jewish Community Center’s development team. Her background in event planning and community engagement, along with insight in Worcester, allows her to provide administrative and programmatic support for the A&FE and TCF teams.

Contact Information

The Clark Fund

Office Information
  • Office of University Advancement
    Clark University
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-888-257-5363
  • 888-CLRKFND
  • 1-508-793-7331
  • clarkfund[at]clarku[dot]edu