Executive Director of Institional Advancement
Mary Welz brings 19 years of fundraising experience to VCFA. In her most recent position, Mary was a senior development officer in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at Norwich University. During her career she established two successful fundraising operations at higher-education institutions, and in her position as director of development for the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), Mary helped grow the VSAC endowment from $40,000 to over $3 million in three years.
Director of Development & Alumni Affairs
Kelley Bordeleau Lamb is originally from a very small town in northern New York near the St.Lawrence River. She attended St. Lawrence University, in Canton, NY. While there, Kelley studied in Spain and earned her B.S. in Psychology and Spanish. She decided to stay at SLU for one more year after graduation to earn her M. Ed. in Counseling and Human Development.
For eight years, Kelley worked at Tilton School, an independent boarding school in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. At Tilton, Kelley had several roles including World Languages Department Chair, Spanish and French teacher, student advisor, coach, and dormitory parent. Following her time at Tilton, Kelley worked at the University of New Hampshire as an academic advisor for undeclared Liberal Arts students.
Kelley has lived in Vermont since September 2008 when she joined the VCFA staff as the Assistant to the President. She moved to the Office of Institutional Advancement in November 2011. She lives in Calais with her husband and sons.