The Kenyon Fund Executive Committee is the leadership group for the Kenyon Fund, which has an extensive volunteer network comprised of over 300 volunteers who encourage their fellow alumni and alumnae to support the Kenyon Fund.

These volunteers may be class agents, reunion committee members, phonathon callers, or former student volunteers. The KFEC meets twice a year, once in the fall and again in February.

Maraleen Shields '00, Chair

Shareholder, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba P.C.

Rebecca Hoyt '99, Class Agent Program Chair

Business Generalist/Trainer, McMaster-Carr Supply Co.

Kyle Laux '03, Past Chair

Sr. Vice President, Davenport & Company LLC

Alexander "Sandy" Bryant '02

Director of the Annual Fund, Kimball Union Academy

Katie Goldman '16

Elementary School Teacher, Ethical Culture Fieldston School

Kyra Green '17

Assistant Dean of Admissions, Bowdoin College

Bradford Koles '86

Executive Director, Advisory Board Company

Eric Newman '96

Travel Writer, Iceland with Kids

Colby Penzone '95

Head of Investment Product, Fidelity Investments

Eugene Peterson '70

Retired, Community Relations Specialist, Mayor's Office of Annapolis

Mary Schwendener '85

Psychologist - Owner/HBPC Staff Psych, InnerConnections Couns./Dayton VAMC

Cody Shankman '12

Director, Acct Management, Bully Pulpit Interactive

Lizzy Siphron '17

Accreditation Manager, CCNE

Bi Vuong '03

Managing Dir., Education Practice, Project Evident

Terry West '97

Inclusion and Diversity Manager, TEKsystems

Jason White '01

Vice President, T. Rowe Price International, Ltd.

The KFEC is comprised of a chair, vice chair, former chair, class agent chair, and other members who represent various strategic constituencies of the Kenyon Fund. Members of the Committee serve a three-year term, renewable once; the chair serves a two-year term. At any time during a chair's term, a vice chair may be appointed by the College in consultation with the chair. The appointment of the vice chair (who will succeed the chair) will normally be made, however, before the beginning of the chair's second campaign year.

Responsibilities

KFEC members are responsible for:

  • Advising staff on goals and strategies for the annual Kenyon Fund effort
  • Evaluating results of most recent Kenyon Fund in order to identify opportunities for greater fundraising success and areas that need improvement
  • Serving as liaisons between volunteers and staff at the College
  • Assisting with all aspects of the Kenyon Fund
  • Assisting with cultivation and recognition of donors