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Michael Thompson ’96 Bio
Director of Alumni Relations
Phone: 507 222 4206

Michael provides strategic guidance to the Office of Alumni Relations and specifically guides the Alumni Adventures travel program, serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Alumni Council of the Alumni Association, supports the Multicultural Alumni Network (MCAN), Out After Carleton (OAC) and other alumni groups, and oversees the Alumni Relations Office staff.


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Christopher Brunelle ’89 Bio
Alumni Relations Associate Director
Phone: 507 222 5690

Chris (he/him/his) works with the 50th, 45th, and 40th Reunion program committees and coordinates newsletters for the post-50th classes. In addition to serving as the staff liaison for the ‘C’ Club, Chris also directs the Carleton Connects webinar series.

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Shalin Carranza ’20 Bio
Alumni Engagement Officer
Office: Bird House 107
Phone: 507 222 4348

Shalin provides logistical support to the Carleton Young Alumni program, manages the office social media, provides strategic communications support for all office programs, and onsite support during Development and Alumni Relations events.

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Kate Flory Bio
Program Director for Post 50th Reunion Philanthropy and Engagement
Phone: 507 222 4903

Kate works with post-50th Alumni Annual Fund committees and with 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th, and 75th Reunion committees.

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Amy Gragg Bio
Alumni Relations Project Specialist
Office: Bird House 107
Phone: 507 222 5842

Amy (she/her/hers) provides project coordination and administrative support for the Alumni Relations team, maintaining event registration systems and Alumni Network websites.  She serves as the house manager at Bird House, Carleton’s Alumni Relations welcome center on campus.

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Krista Herbstrith Bio
Alumni Relations Associate Director
Phone: 507 222 4554

Krista (she/her/hers) works with the 25th, 30th, and 35th Reunion program committees. In addition, she manages the alumni Regional Carls Program (formerly Carleton Clubs) throughout the country, the alumni book club, and the monthly breakfast club speaker series.

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Zoe Ingersoll Bio
Reunion and Alumni Programs Administrator
Office: Bird House 113
Phone: 507 222 4848

Zoe Ingersoll (she/her/hers) serves as the project manager for Reunion and other alumni events. In this role, she works with campus partners, vendors, and both student and Development and Alumni Relations staff to make alumni events on campus come to life. Zoe oversees the publications and communications associated with Reunion, and works with her colleagues in the Office of Alumni Relations to make their class program committee ideas happen. Zoe also works with the Alumni Council to review Alumni Association Awards. Zoe oversees 4-5 Student Reunion Coordinators throughout the year that serve as the student leaders of Reunion weekend, as well as, Laura Majeski, the Reunion Assistant and Student Manager on the Alumni Relations team – she could not do her job without them!

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Corey Johnson Bio
Program Director for Young Alumni Philanthropy and Engagement
Phone: 507 430 1596

Corey Johnson (she/her/hers) serves as the Program Director for Young Alumni within the Alumni Relations teams. In this role, she is developing a comprehensive engagement program that balances the evolving needs of Carleton College and its newest alumni population.  Corey works with student ambassadors and alumni leaders during their time as an incoming student through their 15th reunion, within the Carleton Young Alumni (C’YA) initiatives and the 5th, 10th, & 15th Reunion committees.  Corey works with Laura Majeski to run the Student Ambassador program that connects current Carleton students with the new alumni experience.

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Laura Majeski
Alumni Relations Reunion Assistant & Student Manager
Office: Bird House 108
Phone: 507 222 4953

Laura works with our StAmP (Student Ambassador Program) team to increase student understanding of how alumni support enables their Carleton experience, and to connect current students with alumni. She also works with our Reunion Student Coordinators to help recruit and manage 100-150 student workers over Reunion weekend. Laura works with a purpose of transforming our student workers and helping them grow to be ready to take on the world as alumni. Laura also helps Zoe with Reunion planning and management. Laura is the first stop for student experience with Alumni Relations.

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Sophie Vlahoulis
Alumni Relations Administrative Assistant and Office Manager
Office: Bird House 107
Phone: 507 222 4205

Sophie Vlahoulis (she/her/hers) offers thorough and quality administrative support to the Alumni Relations team, the Division of Development and Alumni Relations staff, and 29,000 alumni. She is responsible for managing the Alumni Relations office, communications, and various program elements while supporting the overall mission of the office, to reconnect alumni with each other and the College and to encourage and support useful and active stewardship of all alumni.