As Executive Director of Development, Nick helps to champion the fundraising initiatives of the College. Nick joined the college in May 2014. From new facilities to the support of students and research, Nick works to align the passions of donors with the programs and goals of the college. Nick’s experience in fundraising, donor relations, and business development positions him well for success in his leadership of our development team. As Executive Director of Development, Nick’s goals include advancing the College of Agricultural Sciences’ fundraising goals and ensuring that our donors and alumni always feel that they are a part of our Ag Family.
As Associate Director of Development, Kris facilitates private giving to the College in areas including student scholarships, experiential learning, facility improvements and research support. She also connects alumni and friends to campus through communications and events. Kris administers the scholarship program for the College by working with both our donors to fund scholarships and with a scholarship committee to select outstanding student recipients. Kris’s southeastern Colorado upbringing coupled with her agricultural academic and industry experience position her well to align the passions and interests of donors and alumni with the priorities of the College of Agricultural Sciences.