Meet the Team

The staff of the Office of Alumni Engagement is here to support our alumni wherever they may be. Feel free to contact us with your ideas and suggestions!


 

Sue Ballard photoSue Ballard
Associate Vice President for Alumni Engagement
Email: sjballar@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.3258

Sue oversees the Office of Alumni Engagement and leads the staff in creating a forward-thinking, premier alumni program with the overarching goal of improving engagement, stewardship and support of Syracuse University’s 250,000 alumni around the world.

In her role, Sue works closely with the Syracuse University Alumni Association Board. She also creates and implements strategies that show SU alumni that the value of a Syracuse University degree is everlasting.


 

David Bartell photoDavid Bartell
Executive Director of Outreach Programs
Email: dwbartel@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.9202

David oversees all outreach areas and provides strategies to streamline regional alumni engagement, alumni clubs, international outreach, and student-centric programming.

In his role, he works to develop new volunteer leaders and stewards existing alumni relationships. David is also responsible for creating strategic business partnerships for the Syracuse University Alumni Association.


 

Cory MillerCory Miller
Executive Director, Events and Affinity Programs
Email: cmille25@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.3277

Cory provides strategic direction, design, execution, and evaluation for alumni engagement events and programs.

In her role, she has oversight of Orange Central, select national athletic events, alumni affinity group reunions and programming, prestigious alumni award ceremonies, and more.


 

Kim Brown photoKim Brown ’06, G’16
Director, Strategic Communications and Digital Engagement
Email: kmbrow04@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.3516

Kim oversees all areas of communications for the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Syracuse University Alumni Association.

She works with campus partners and alumni volunteers to share alumni events and news via email and social media channels. Kim develops new ways of using technology to promote the Orange Network and keep alumni connected.


 

Megan DiDomenico photoMegan DiDomenico
Assistant Director of Lifelong Learning
Email: mandolin@syr.edu
Phone: 315.744.6566

Megan leads the office’s efforts to engage Generation Orange alumni (graduates of the past 10 years) and manages our current student initiatives. She also works closely with Career Services to provide professional development and educational offerings to all alumni.


 

Adrienne Graves photoAdrienne Graves
Assistant Director of Events
Email: algraves@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.5304

Adrienne is responsible for all events coordinated through the Office of Alumni Engagement. She manages all on-campus programs, such as Orange Central, and major off-campus programming.


 

Kate Ludwig photoKate Ludwig
Assistant Director of Affinity Programs
Email: kludwig@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.3249

Kate is responsible for engaging current alumni affinity groups and developing new ones. She also coordinates the New Student Send-Offs and works with our reunion classes.


 

Pauline Saraceni photoPauline Saraceni
Assistant Director for Alumni Clubs
Email: psaracen@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.3685

Pauline is directly responsible for our alumni clubs. She supports the club presidents as they continue to keep our alumni connected to each other, as well as to Syracuse University.


 

John Boccacino photoJohn Boccacino ’03
Communications Coordinator
Email: jmboccac@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.6157

John assists with all Syracuse University Alumni Association communications efforts, including those on behalf of alumni clubs, affinity groups, and regional offices. He is responsible for co-managing several Syracuse University Alumni Association and regional social media channels.


 

Monique Frost photoMonique Frost
Administrative Specialist
Email: mvfrost@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.3408

Monique is the administrative assistant to the associate vice president and assists the executive director. Additionally, she works on special events and projects and is the liaison to the National Alumni Board of Directors. She also manages the budget and oversees temporary and work-study staff.


 

Ashley SquairsAshley Squairs
Administrative Specialist
Email: amsquair@syr.edu
Phone: 315.443.2112

Ashley is the administrative assistant to the executive director of outreach programs. She supports the work of the outreach programs team, including the Generation Orange Leadership Council, professional development programming, and alumni clubs.


Regional Alumni Offices


 

Joan Adler G'76Joan Adler G’76
Assistant Vice President, Regional Programs—Los Angeles
Email: jladler@syr.edu
Phone: 818-561-7371

Since opening the Los Angeles office for Syracuse University in April 2005, Joan has been instrumental in growing the office to include an admissions director and the “SULA Semester” program. She has engaged thousands of SU alumni throughout LA and along the West Coast, creating alumni events in the fields of entertainment, academics, athletics, and more.


 

Mary Anagnost '86Mary Anagnost ’86
Executive Director, Regional Operations—Washington, DC
Email: maanagno@syr.edu
Phone: 202.797.4678

Mary oversees programs and facility operations for Greenberg House. She is responsible for maintaining the 110-year old historic facility, scheduling in-house activity, designing and executing off-site events for alumni, donors, and friends, and creating community partnership programs. She oversees all administrative aspects of Greenberg House, including vendor relationships and contracts.


 

Pam Mulligan, Esq. '89Pam Mulligan, Esq. ’89
Executive Director, Alumni Engagement—Metro NYC
Email: pamullig@syr.edu
Phone: 212-710-5582

Pam creates and implements alumni engagement activities and special events for metro New York City-based alumni, donors, parents, friends, current students, and prospective students. She also collaborates with academic program directors and event managers to coordinate all alumni programs (academic and social) held at Lubin House and the Fisher Center.