Contact Alumni Relations

Our Alumni Relations staff helps keep the bonds strong between PSU and its community of graduates. Contact us today at (603) 535-2589 or to discuss your involvement.

Alumni Relations Team

Rodney Ekstrom

Rodney Ekstrom ’09G

Director of Alumni Relations
(603) 535-2217

Brian Gagnon ’05, ’09G

Assistant Director of Volunteer and Alumni Engagement
(603) 535-2227

Christa Hollingsworth ’15G

Program Support Assistant
(603) 535-3078

Meet the University Advancement Team

Alumni Relations is part of the University Advancement Team. Together, we work to:

  • engage you in a lifelong connection with the Plymouth State community;
  • enable you to advocate for the University and forge relationships that advance our educational mission;
  • provide opportunities for your direct involvement with the education of students and their transitions to their chosen careers; and
  • invite you to take a direct part in making a Plymouth State education available to current and future generations of students through your personal gifts.

University Advancement


Paula Lee Hobson

Vice President for University Advancement
(603) 535-2131 or


Tina Coit ’05

Executive Assistant
(603) 535-2131 or

Advancement Services

Jennifer Smith ’12G

Manager of Gifts & Database Administration
(603) 535-2564 or


Jennifer Hall ’85

Advancement Services Specialist
(603) 535-2219 or

Annual Giving

Ava Tyler ’14, ’17MBA

Director of Annual Giving
(603) 535-2566 or

Major Gifts


John Scheinman ’20P

Director of Development
(603) 535-2805 or

Gene Martin ’09

Major Gifts Officer
(603) 535-2588 or

Planned Giving

Ann Thurston ’80, ’00G, ’07CAGS

Director of Planned Giving
(603) 535-2291 or

Career Development

Leslie Blakney ’07

Director of Career Development
(603) 535-2988 or

Katie Gaebel

Associate Director of Career Development