College Relations

Annual Giving

The Annual Giving team secures important philanthropic support for the Union Fund each year. The team also manages our relationship with the Terrace Council, our donor society honoring those who give $2,000 or more to Union annually.

Samantha Coons

Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving

Phone: (518) 388-6142
Email: coonss@union.edu

Samantha Coons Headshot

Ritchie Assini

Associate Director of Annual Giving
Phone: (518) 388-6175
Email: assinir@union.edu

Ritchie Assini Headshot

Elyse Brown

Associate Director for Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Operations

Phone: (518) 388-6142
Email: browne@union.edu

Elyse Brown

Alexa Flinker

Coordinator of Annual Giving

Phone: (518) 388-6142
Email: flinkera@union.edu

Alexa Flinker

Cheyenne Relyea

Administrative Assistant for Annual Giving

Phone: (518) 388-6142
Email: relyeac@union.edu

Cheyenne Relyea

Shawna Scoville

Associate Director of Affinity Programs

Phone: (518) 388-6142
Email: scovills@union.edu

Shawna Scoville

Jennifer Tys

Assistant to the Director of Annual Giving

Phone: (518) 388-6175
Email: tysj@union.edu

Jennifer Tys