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General Inquires: 1-709-689-0292
To Make a Gift: 1-709-631-4826
Toll Free: 1-877-700-4081

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Our Live Chat is available Monday to Friday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Mailing Address
Office of Development
Memorial University
P.O. Box 4200 STN C
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7
Street Address
Office of Development
Memorial University
20 Lambe's Lane
St. Johns, NL

Staff Directory 

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, staff at the Office of Development are working remotely. Phone numbers noted below that begin with 864 are office numbers that are not being regularly checked at this time. Staff who can be reached by cell phone have their contact numbers in bold. All other staff can be reached by the email addresses linked below.

Executive Director's Office
Penny BlackwoodExecutive Director, Development(709) 691-5534
Terri-Lynn KingSenior Secretary(709) 689-0292
Jennifer O'NeillAssociate Director, Development(709) 699-3021
Trudy Coombs Senior Secretary, Development(709) 864-6763 
Rebecca DuttonSenior Development Officer(709) 730-4450
Dennis DillonSenior Development Officer, Faculty of Medicine(709) 691-3038
Danny HaywardSenior Development Officer, Faculty of Business(709) 725-4504
Vic MacNabSenior Development Officer, Faculty of Science(709) 693-9768
Catherine BarrettSenior Development Officer, Planned Giving(709) 689-9627
Larissa GrochSenior Development Officer(709) 725-5178
Courtney ClarkeDevelopment Officer, Central(709) 690-5829
Sonya SmithDevelopment Officer, Faculty of Medicine(709) 864-6359
VacantDevelopment Officer, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
& School of Music
(709) 864-3148
Matt ConwayDevelopment Officer, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science(709) 693-5770
Darcy McMeekinDevelopment Officer, School of Pharmacy and Botanical Gardens(709) 690-5289
Jeremy IbsonDevelopment Officer, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation,
University Libraries, Student Life
(709) 725-4984
Michelle Smith-AntleDevelopment Officer, Planned Giving(709) 730-3524
Kathrin GillDevelopment Officer, Annual Giving(709) 864-2098
Robert A. BadcockCoordinator, Annual Giving(709) 864-8672
David PenneyManager, Stewardship Programs(709) 864-3447
Karen MooreDevelopment Associate, Events(709) 864-6707
VacantDonor Relations Officer(709) 864-8006
Amy PenneyDevelopment Associate, Major Gifts(709) 864-2312
Tracey MundenDevelopment Associate, Medicine(709) 864-6372
Renee FanceyProposal Writer (Philanthropy)(709) 746-4028
Brian PowerManager, Prospect Research(709) 864-2314
Nadine McGrathResearch Officer, Prospects(709) 864-4081
VacantResearch Assistant(709) 864-4584
Calling ProgramLine 1(709) 699-7858
Calling ProgramLine 2(709) 864-2833
Advancement Services and Operations
Michelle KearseyManager, Advancement Services and Operations(709) 693-1194
Catherine BurridgeAdministrative Staff Specialist II(709) 864-2620 
Penny ButlerAccounting Clerk, Gift Entry(709) 631-4826
Lynn GuppyAccounting Clerk, Gift Entry(709) 864-4875
Glenn PrestonDatabase Administrator (709) 693-2177
Sarah LaingBusiness Systems Analyst (IT)(709) 864-2031
Crystal Walters Programmer Consultant, Business Systems(709) 864-4434
VacantAdministrative Staff Specialist I (Data Management)(709) 864-7130
Marketing and Communications
Lisa PendergastSenior Communications Advisor(709) 697-9979
Heidi WicksCommunications Advisor(709) 330-5204
Matthew PyneMarketing Advisor(709) 746-1580


Giving to Memorial | Office of Development

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000