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Contact the CLASS Development Team

Kim Howard

Kim Howard

Director of Development
(713) 743-9529
klhoward@central.uh.edu

Kim has served in several development capacities at University of Houston for 20 years, working at Houston Public Media, Blaffer Art Museum and CLASS. She holds a BFA from University of Oklahoma and a Masters in Public Administration from University of Houston.

Lyndsey Ray

Lyndsey Ray

Director of Development
(713) 743-2790
lnray@uh.edu

Lyndsey joined the University of Houston in July 2013 after serving as Development Officer at the University of Oklahoma where she directed fundraising and development communications activity for the College of International Studies. She began her career as Development Coordinator for the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, D.C. Educated at the University of Oklahoma and American University Washington College of Law, Lyndsey holds a B.A. in International & Area Studies and a J.D. A native Oklahoman, Lyndsey is enthusiastically cultivating her newfound love of Houston; starting with the food scene.

Amber Patrick

Amber Patrick

Development Coordinator
(713) 743-1810
arpatric@central.uh.edu

Amber received her Master of Fine Arts in Performance and Pedagogy from Texas Tech University where she also began her career in fundraising as the Alumni Relations and Development Coordinator for the College of Visual and Performing Arts. She left Texas Tech to join the University of Houston development team in 2015 and is excited to explore the vibrant philanthropic culture of Houston.

Additional Development Support in CLASS

Dr. Lolin Wang-Bennett

Director of Development
(713) 743-8522
Department of Psychology
lwang-bennett@uh.edu

Dr. Lolin Wang-Bennett has worked with two major private educational and medical institutions in Houston. Besides her academic background, she has served as a board member for several non-profit organizations and helped with organizational strategic planning. She is specialized in faculty and program development to meet institutional goals.