Meet our Staff

The Office for Institutional Advancement

The Office for Institutional Advancement encompasses development (or fundraising), grants, and alumni relations. Our staff takes pride in Prescott College and its community by providing quality service and stewardship. Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions.

Office of Institutional Advancement Staff

Ashley Mains, Director for Advancement Communications & Major Gifts

Ashley Mains, Director for Advancement Communications & Major Gifts
$alt

• As a member of President’s Circle, involved in the general management of the College
• Assists President Flicker in Major Gift fundraising activities
• Editor of Transitions magazine
• Copywrites/edits all fundraising communications (Annual Fund, Campaigns, etc.)
• Manages Advancement online presences
• Acts as press contact for all College Public Relations

Contact: (928) 350-4506 or transitions@prescott.edu

Marie Smith, Alumni Relations Coordinator

Marie Smith, Alumni Relations Coordinator
$alt

• Ecos newsletter for alumni and friends of the College
• Liaison to Alumni Association Board and Student Alumni Association (SIC)
• Manages alumni online presences
• Advancement database management

Contact: (928) 350-4502 or alumni@prescott.edu
 

Deseree Zurcher, Advancement Assistant

Deseree Zurcher, Advancement Assistant
$alt

• General office assistance to all Advancement staff
• Processes all donations to the College
• Donor stewardship and records/database management
• Prospect Research

Contact: (928) 350-4505 or development@prescott.edu