The Office of External Relations supports the mission and operations of the BSOS community through alumni relations, development and gift coordination, communications and marketing, media outreach, event coordination and other services. Please contact us or visit our offices in 0145 Tydings Hall for more information.

Alumni are also encouraged to share their news and programming ideas by contacting bsosalumni [at] umd [dot] edu. Please send us a brief description of your idea or of your news such as births, marriages, promotions, and other professional and educational accomplishments, making sure to include your full name, former last name (if applicable), city/state, e-mail address, phone number, year of graduation and degree/major.

External Relations

Kenny Beaver
Chief Development Officer
Office: 301.405.8607
beaver [at] umd [dot] edu

Sarah Chicoine
Assistant Director, External Relations
Office: 301.405.3475
schic [at] umd [dot] edu

Alumni and Donor Relations

Jennifer Kilberg
Director of Alumni and Donor Relations
0145 Tydings Hall
Office: 301.405.3475
jkilberg [at] umd [dot] edu

Communications and Marketing

Laura Ours
Senior Director of Communications and Marketing
Office: 301.405.5722
lours [at] umd [dot] edu

Tom Bacho
Assistant Director of Creative Services
tbacho [at] umd [dot] edu




Sameen Saeed
Director of Development
Office: 301.405.5334
dsaeed [at] umd [dot] edu

Joe Azzarello
Assistant Director of Development
Office: 301.405.0464
jazzar [at] umd [dot] edu


Jordan Scanlon
Graduate Assistant, Development and Alumni Relations
scanlonj [at] umd [dot] edu