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Meet the Team

Nicole (Missino) Forgit

Executive Director of The Clark Fund and Alumni and Friends Engagement

Phone: 1-508-421-3716

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Nicole joined Clark in September 2018 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 as the director of annual giving at Hyde School, increasing the school’s annual fund totals by 13 percent over two years. She oversees all aspects of Clark’s annual giving strategy, including marketing for The Clark Fund, individual giving, student philanthropy, and phone-a-thon. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Rhode Island.

Danielle Kemsley

Associate Director of The Clark Fund

Phone: 1-508-793-7503

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Danielle joined Clark in May 2019. She serves as a frontline fundraiser and manages a portfolio of around 150 Clark Fund donors, as well as overseeing class and reunion giving for those who graduated 45+ years ago, with a focus on fundraising efforts for the 50th reunion class. Danielle hails from London, England; after earning a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Warwick, she worked for the Warwick Arts Centre, the BBC, and the British Film Institute. She has worked in administration, external relations, and development for Trinity Repertory Company and as the director of membership and development for the Providence Athenaeum library. She earned a certificate in nonprofit management and leadership from the Institute for Nonprofit Practice at Tufts University.

Erin Zoellick

Assistant Director of The Clark Fund

Phone: 1-508-793-7785

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After graduating from Keene State College and working at Boston College for three years, Erin made the move to Clark to join the University Advancement team. She began as the administrative assistant for Alumni and Friends Engagement and The Clark Fund in August 2016, and was promoted to her current position in January 2019. Erin’s primary responsibilities include running the student calling program and the newly renamed Student Philanthropy Committee, formerly the Senior Class Gift Committee. She received her master’s in education in higher education student affairs from Salem State University in May 2020.

Ryanne Flynn

Assistant Director of The Clark Fund & Young Alumni Engagement

Phone: 1-508-421-3890

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Ryanne joined Clark in October 2019. She is a fundraiser and manages a portfolio of Clark graduates from the last 14 years, with a focus on 5- and 10-year reunions. With a background in orchestral performance and arts administration, Ryanne spent three years in the performing arts industry, most recently as the marketing and audience engagement manager for Symphony New Hampshire. Ryanne earned her bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College in 2014 and her master’s from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee in 2017.

Jamie Faulkner

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

Phone: 1-508-793-3876

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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 

Contact Information

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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