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Area Name Title Email Phone
Activity Codes in Advance Douglas Holloway Manager, Advance Reporting & Production dehollo2@central.uh.edu 713-743-8072
Advance Reports & Data Requests Douglas Holloway Manager, Advance Reporting & Production dehollo2@central.uh.edu 713-743-8072
Advance Technical Support Paul Chiang Analyst, Microsystems 2 ais@uh.edu 713-743-8914
Advance Training Shatera Armstrong Information Systems Manager sjarmstrong@uh.edu 713-743-6746
Advance Username/Password Shatera Armstrong Information Systems Manager sjarmstrong@uh.edu 713-743-6746
Advancement Events LaCresha Lamb Director, Advancement Events lslamb@central.uh.edu 713-743-3843
Alumni Relations Mike Pede Associate Vice President, Alumni Relations mlpede@central.uh.edu 281-932-7949
Alumni Relations Events Mike Pede Associate Vice President, Alumni Relations mlpede@central.uh.edu 281-932-7949
Announcements to the Division Benjamin Spofford Chief of Staff for the VC/VP bjspoffo@central.uh.edu 713-743-5570
Annual Giving / Fund for UH Sophia James Dir, Annual Giving sacorey2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7569
Appeal Codes Bria Johnson Coord, Program 2 bcjohnso@central.uh.edu 713-743-4637
Bequest / Estate Notification of Gift Andrea Olczak Executive Director Gift Planning aolczak@central.uh.edu 713-743-6313
Blaffer Art Museum Julie Anderson-Smith Senior Director, Advancement jdander4@central.uh.edu 713-743-6878
Board of Visitors (BoV) Brenda Gausch Volunteer Programs Manager bgausch@central.uh.edu 713-743-9116
Call Center (Coogs Calling Coogs) Mark Putnam Assistant Vice President for Development - Student Success and Academics mputnam@uh.edu 713-743-0954
"Here, We Go" Campaign  Rebecca Gentry Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiatives rmgentry@central.uh.edu 713-743-3573
Campaign Academic Leaders Workshops Rebecca Gentry Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiatives rmgentry@central.uh.edu 713-743-3573
Campaign Committees (Colleges/Schools/Units) Brenda Gausch Volunteer Programs Manager bgausch@central.uh.edu 713-743-9116
Campaign Executive Committee (CEC) Rebecca Gentry Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiatives rmgentry@central.uh.edu 713-743-3573
Class Rings Jarred Fancher Program Manager, Alumni Relations jwfanche@central.uh.edu 713-743-7849
College of Architecture, Hines College Mark Putnam Assistant Vice President for Development - Student Success and Academics mputnam@uh.edu 713-743-0954
College of Business, Bauer College Robert King Senior Director, Advancement reking@bauer.uh.edu 713-743-8748
College of Education Jaha Williams Director, Advancement jwilli29@central.uh.edu 713-743-1084
College of Engineering, Cullen College Russell Dunlavy Assistant Vice President for Development - STEM and Health rtdunlavy@uh.edu 713-743-4209
College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hilton College Joel Jaffe Senior Director, Advancement jajaffe@central.uh.edu  713-743-3658
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Kim Howard Senior Director, Advancement khoward3@uh.edu 713-743-9529
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Janis Parsley Senior Director, Advancement parsleyj@uh.edu 713-743-8375
College of Optometry Sarat Pratapchandran Director, Advancement spratapc@central.uh.edu 713-743-4212
College of Pharmacy Dixie Mullins Chief Development Officer dmmulli2@central.uh.edu 713-743-0284
College of Technology Margarita Perez Director, Advancement  mperez47@central.uh.edu 713-743-2234
College of the Arts, McGovern College Julie Anderson-Smith Senior Director, Advancement jdander4@central.uh.edu 713-743-6878
Computing Security Mark Walcott Executive Director Adv. Syst. & Reporting mwalcott@central.uh.edu 713-743-0223
Contact List Updates Annette Gay  Department Business Administrator aggay@central.uh.edu 713-743-6394
Contact Preferences, Special Handling Codes Bria Johnson Coord, Program 2 bcjohnso@central.uh.edu 713-743-4637
Corporate Relations Robin Shah Dir, Foundation Relations rseth2@uh.edu 713-743-4611
Cougar Grad Challenge Bria Johnson Coord, Program 2 bcjohnso@central.uh.edu 713-743-4637
CougarNet Password UH Information Technology 713-743-1411 or https://ssl.uh.edu/password/#/  
Donor and Alumni Communications/Proposals Carolyn Hartmann Director, Advancement Communications cwhartma@central.uh.edu 713-743-1640
Donor Recognition Suzanne Mercier Director, Donor Recognition smmercie@central.uh.edu 713-743-5536
Donor Societies Suzanne Mercier Director, Donor Recognition smmercie@central.uh.edu 713-743-5536
Eduventures Eloise Dunn Brice Vice Chancellor / Vice President, University Advancement bjspoffo@central.uh.edu 713-743-5570
Employees, New or Departing Annette Gay  Department Business Administrator aggay@central.uh.edu 713-743-6394
Endowment Questions (Reporting, Financials, etc.) Jordan Tucker Director, Program 3 jttucke2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7738
Energy Advisory Board Rebecca Gentry Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiatives rmgentry@central.uh.edu 713-743-3573
Ezekiel W. Cullen Society Suzanne Mercier Director, Donor Recognition smmercie@central.uh.edu 713-743-5536
Faculty/Staff Campaign Sophia James Dir, Annual Giving sacorey2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7569
Foundation Relations Christie Wallace-Noring Dir, Foundation Relations clwallacenoring@uh.edu 713-743-8876
Gift Planning Andrea Olczak Executive Director, Gift Planning aolczak@central.uh.edu 713-743-6313
Gifts in Memoriam/In Honor Suzanne Mercier Director, Donor Recognition smmercie@central.uh.edu 713-743-5536
Graduate College of Social Work Januari Leo Director, Advancement  jmfox@central.uh.edu 713-743-6353
Graphic Design/Creative Services Carolyn Hartmann Director, Advancement Communications cwhartma@central.uh.edu 713-743-1640
"Here, We Go" Roadshow (National Presidential Event Tour)  LaCresha Lamb Director, Advancement Events lslamb@central.uh.edu 713-743-3843
Hiring/Recruiting/Human Resources Laurie Pinto Sr. HR Business Partner lmpinto2@central.uh.edu 713-743-5743
Houston Public Media Courtney Lamm Chief Development Officer, HPM  cklamm@central.uh.edu 713-743-8410
In Tempore Legacy Society Suzanne Mercier Director, Donor Recognition smmercie@central.uh.edu 713-743-5536
Intranet Access Mark Walcott Executive Director Adv. Syst. & Reporting mwalcott@central.uh.edu 713-743-0223
Liaison to Special Events (President's Office) LaCresha Lamb Director, Advancement Events lslamb@central.uh.edu 713-743-3843
Mail Appeals Bria Johnson Coord, Program 2 bcjohnso@central.uh.edu 713-743-4637
Mailing Lists from Advance Douglas Holloway Manager, Advance Reporting & Production dehollo2@central.uh.edu 713-743-8072
Master Advancement Calendar (MAC) Megan Broussard Communications Coordinator msbrouss@central.uh.edu 713-743-6826
Matching Gifts Thu-Van Nguyen Gift Processor 2 tnguy255@central.uh.edu 713-743-6366
Moores School of Music Julie Anderson-Smith Senior Director, Advancement jdander4@central.uh.edu 713-743-6878
Naming Opportunities Jordan Tucker Director, Program 3 jttucke2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7738
Network Issues/WiFi Issues  Mark Walcott Executive Director Adv. Syst. & Reporting mwalcott@central.uh.edu 713-743-0223
Office of the Vice Chancellor/Vice President (VC/VP) Benjamin Spofford Chief of Staff for the VC/VP bjspoffo@central.uh.edu 713-743-5570
Online Giving Pages Bob Leaumont Associate Vice President of University Advancement Operations rfleaumo@central.uh.edu 713-743-9558
Piggy Banks (Cougar Cents) Mark Putnam Assistant Vice President for Development - Student Success and Academics mputnam@uh.edu 713-743-0954
Pledge Statements Lisa Haywood Matching Gift Coordinator lhaywood@centraluh.edu 713-743-8851
Points of Pride, UH Facts Sarah Hill Coordinator, Communications sfhill@central.uh.edu 713-743-0650
President's Birthday Cards Suzanne Mercier Director, Donor Recognition smmercie@central.uh.edu 713-743-5536
President's Calendar/Meeting Request/ Scheduling (Advancement) Kendall Tooker Project Manager kdtooker@central.uh.edu 713-743-4603
President's Medallion Benjamin Spofford Chief of Staff for the VC/VP bjspoffo@central.uh.edu 713-743-5570
Principal Gifts Wayne Smith Associate Vice President of Principal Gifts wlsmith3@central.uh.edu 713-743-8197
Proposal Management (Advance) Darla Goodwin Manager, Advance Data dagoodwin@central.uh.edu 713-743-8899
Relationship Strategy and Research Management Roya Esfandi Director, Relationship Strategy and Research Management resfandi@central.uh.edu 713-743-9780
Reports, Advancement Douglas Holloway Manager, Advance Reporting & Production dehollo2@central.uh.edu 713-743-8072
Requests for New Advance Functionality Bob Leaumont Associate Vice President of University Advancement Operations rfleaumo@central.uh.edu 713-743-9558
Scholarships Jordan Tucker Director, Program 3 jttucke2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7738
Solicitation Controls (Remove From lists) Bria Johnson Coord, Program 2 bcjohnso@central.uh.edu 713-743-4637
Solicitation Lists from Advance Sophia James Dir, Annual Giving sacorey2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7569
Spirit Cords, (CSC, Cougar Spirit Cords) Bria Johnson Coord, Program 2 bcjohnso@central.uh.edu 713-743-4637
Stock Transactions Bob Leaumont Associate Vice President of University Advancement Operations rfleaumo@central.uh.edu 713-743-9558
Student Affairs Olivia Thompson Chief Development Officer, Education & Student Programs onthomps@central.uh.edu 713-743-8026
Student and Young Alumni Giving Sophia James Dir, Annual Giving sacorey2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7569
Technology Support, Computers/Printers/Software Needs Paul Chiang Analyst, Microsystems 2 ais@uh.edu 713-743-8914
Telefund Pledges Sophia James Dir, Annual Giving sacorey2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7569
Templates E-mails/iModules Brian Minton Web Developer 2 baminton@central.uh.edu 713-743-1344
The Honors College Olivia Thompson Chief Development Officer, Education & Student Programs onthomps@central.uh.edu 713-743-8026
TRIP Processing and Requests Jordan Tucker Director, Program 3 jttucke2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7738
UA Intranet Training Shatera Armstrong Information Systems Manager sjarmstrong@uh.edu 713-743-6746
UA Websites Brian Minton Web Developer 2 baminton@uh.edu 713-743-1344
UH Athletics Katina Jackson Sr. Director Advanement - Athletics katinaj@uh.edu 713-743-0837
UH Gives Back Sophia James Dir, Annual Giving sacorey2@central.uh.edu 713-743-7569
UH Law Center Magda Herrera Sr. Director, Advancement mmherrer@central.uh.edu 713-743-3719
UH Libraries/M.D. Anderson Library Olivia Thompson Chief Development Officer, Education & Student Programs onthomps@central.uh.edu 713-743-8026
UH Scholarships Amy Leggio Executive Director, Development amleggio@central.uh.edu 713-743-7450
UH Vanguard Society Suzanne Mercier Director, Donor Recognition smmercie@central.uh.edu 713-743-5536
Updates: Names/Addresses Ronnie Calhoun Manager, Gift Processing & Records rdcalhoun@central.uh.edu 713-743-8920
VC/VP Calendar / Scheduling Updates Andrea Murcia Asst. Administrative amurcia@central.uh.edu 713-743-7746
Wire Transfers Ronnie Calhoun Manager, Gift Processing & Records rdcalhoun@central.uh.edu 713-743-8920
Wortham House Stewardship Luncheons Suzanne Mercier Director, Donor Recognition smmercie@central.uh.edu 713-743-1159