Advancement

Lissy Garrison

Lissy Garrison

Assistant Dean for Advancement
Lissy leads the advancement team that supports the College of Music and other areas of Arts & Culture on the Boulder campus, including the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the CU Art Museum, the Conference on World Affairs, Libraries and many others.
lissy.garrison@colorado.edu     303-492-6291
emily chesnic

Emily Chesnic

Development Assistant
Emily Chesnic is the development assistant for the College of Music Advancement Team, supporting the College of Music, Colorado Shakespeare Festival and University Libraries on the CU Boulder campus. She manages office administration, gift processing, expenses and scheduling, and helps connect students, faculty and donors with the Advancement Team. Emily joined the College of Music Advancement Team in June 2017. She is a proud CU Boulder College of Music alumna;...
emily.chesnic@colorado.edu     303-492-3054
Ashley Harkrader

Ashley Harkrader

Associate Director of Development
Ashley Harkrader joined the College of Music advancement team in April 2017. She is thrilled to help connect donors to their passions. Harkrader started her development career at Denver Center for the Performing Arts. She most recently worked in New York City as a remote fundraiser for Colorado College and prior to that was a fundraiser at New York University. She’s happy to be back at CU Boulder, having worked...
ashley.harkrader@colorado.edu     303-492-3450
Kaite Hayes

Katie Hayes

Events Manager
Katie plans and executes all donor-related events and faculty and staff functions for the College of Music and the arts and culture programs. She also organizes and coordinates the College of Music and arts and culture Advisory Boards. She brings more than six years of experience working with CU Boulder development teams for the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School to the Music,...
kathleen.hayes@colorado.edu     303-735-2865
meagan mahlberg

Meagan Mahlberg

Alumni Coordinator
Meagan is working to create mentorship programs, career advising services, performance opportunities and networking tools and opportunities, along with fun and inviting events and social opportunities for the College of Music's alumni. In addition to these programs, Meagan is working to create a strong sense of community among the alumni and current students through relationship building and engagement.
meagan.mahlberg@colorado.edu     303-492-4072
madison munn

Madison Munn

Program Manager for Strategy and Stewardship
Madison manages stewardship services for the advancement team, connecting donors with the impact of their giving and creating donor connections with our deans, faculty, students and staff. She also facilitates communications to our College of Music boards and provides research and data support for the College of Music Advancement Team. In 2014, Madison graduated from the CU Boulder College of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance under...
madison.munn@colorado.edu     303-492-3054
Courtney Rowe

Courtney Rowe

Director of Development
Courtney joined the Music, Arts & Culture advancement team in May 2015. She's thrilled to work with donors in support of the exemplary programs offered through the College of Music.
courtney.rowe@colorado.edu     303-492-1749
jeni webster

Jeni M. Webster

Program Manager
Jeni manages fundraising appeals, fund agreements and CU Presents membership benefits for the College of Music. She also manages the Adopt-A-Student Program, corporate sponsorships and grant writing.
jeni.webster@colorado.edu     303-735-6070