James KellerhouseInterim Assistant Dean of Institutional AdvancementJames is responsible for the overall management of the Development Office, primarily coordinating the fundraising campaigns for the school. He travels throughout the country cultivating relationships with alumni and friends of Albany Law School to support its strategic initiatives. James directs the school's planned giving and major gifts program and is responsible for corporate and foundation giving. With more than 10 years of experience in fundraising, James previously worked at The Albany Academies, Hartwick College and The Sage Colleges.
Anne Marie oversees the Albany Law School Annual Fund.
She has more than 15 years of experience in the design and implementation of
fundraising, public relations and marketing and publicity campaigns for
nonprofit organizations. Most recently, she was the Director of Development at
the Albany Symphony Orchestra. While there, she developed fundraising marketing
campaigns, managed and facilitated research activities, donor cultivation, stewardship,
and event planning. Prior to joining the Albany Symphony Orchestra, Judge was
the Assistant Director for Annual Fund and Special Gifts at The Sage Colleges
in Troy, N.Y.
Major Gifts Officer
Robin cultivates major gifts and large annual gifts by building long-term philanthropic relationships with alumni and friends of the law school. She also develops gift proposals, foundation proposals, planned giving information and other development-related material, and she works with board members, staff and student volunteers to engage donors. Robin has more than 20 years of experience in development and planned giving, most recently at the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy.
Karen Weatherwax Coordinator of Donor Stewardship Karen ensures that donors to Albany Law School maintain an ongoing and mutually beneficial relationship through recognition programs and personal communication. She coordinates the acknowledgment letter process, prepares endowment reports, and drafts the Annual Report of Gifts. Karen also works to foster relationships between donors and recipients of scholarships and prizes. Prior to Albany Law School, Karen worked at the University at Albany and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Morgan Morrissey Assistant Director of Annual GivingMorgan oversees the law school's direct mail and phonathon solicitation programs and works to ensure that all Albany Law School alumni are provided with the information they need to make a gift. Morgan coordinates the student giving program as well as the young alumni programs through the celebration of the 5th Reunion and "Senior Partners" Reunions. Morgan also lends her support to the Staff Giving Committee, the Office of Alumni Affairs and Special Events Office. Prior to Albany Law School, Morgan worked for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Jennifer Kroez Coordinator of Prospect ManagementJen provides research support for the school's fundraising efforts by identifying and profiling prospects for major gifts, special project funding and annual/sustaining support. She is responsible for the coordination and production of alumni information for the cultivation and solicitation progress. In addition she maintains a record of event attendees and reconnects the Development Office with lost alumni. Prior to Albany Law School, Jen worked at The Albany Academies and Albany Medical Center.
John Collins Development Technical AssistantJohn oversees all aspects of the Development and Alumni database system, providing supervision and guidance for gift processing, training personnel on the system, producing acknowledgements for all gifts, monitoring the accuracy and integrity of the data, and producing various donor and activity reports which are used by all departments. Prior to Albany Law School, John worked at Excelsior College.