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  • Dina Plapler

    Director of Institutional Advancement
    Prior to assuming the role at Kingswood Oxford as the Director of Institutional Advancement, Plapler served as the executive director for Connecticut and western Massachusetts and senior advisor mission advancement for the American Heart Association. Prior to that, she was the vice president of development and alumni relations at UConn Health. She also held key positions at numerous local non-profits and served as an adjunct professor at Bay Path College in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. She earned a B.S degree cum laude from New York University and a J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law School and practiced law for several years prior to her move to non-profit administration. She and her husband, Earl McMahon, live in West Hartford and have two adult sons.

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  • Elizabeth Fahy Bellingrath '78

    Associate Director of Institutional Advancement & Director of Alumni and Parent Relations
    (860) 727-5014
    Elizabeth is a dyed in the wool Wyvern. She graduated from the school, married a fellow Wyvern and four of her children attended the school. She's always been involved with KO in some capacity even while she worked for a time at her father's, Thomas Fahy, Class of 1955, insurance company. Whether she was a class agent, member of the alumni council, president of the Alumni Association or ex-offico member of the Board of Trustees, Elizabeth gives KO her all. She truly cares about the community. In 1999, she joined the development office and worked in alumni and parent relations, special events and the business office. She spends as much time as she can with her family, needlepoints and explores the Cape.

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  • Frances Morris '90

    Advancement Associate
    Frances has come back to KO to work with the Advancement Office in Alumni and Parent Relations, which is quite perfect since she is both an alum and a parent of two Middle Schoolers! Frances is a graduate of Colby College and UConn and spent several years teaching in upstate New York before moving back to Connecticut to join the family business and become the fourth generation of cigar tobacco brokers. Now that she's come home to KO, she looks forward to meeting and engaging parents and reconnecting with alumni on and off-campus.

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  • Jayne Rotter

    Director of Leadership Giving

    Jayne spent the early part of her career in front of the camera working as a reporter/anchor for WTNH Channel 8. She said, "I enjoyed writing and connecting people to my reporting. In Advancement, I believe I have much the same mission by connecting alumni, parents, grandparents and community members to KO in a way that is meaningful to them - in essence, allowing them to tell their story." Jayne spends much of her free time watching her three children play soccer and tennis. She loves being active, enjoys yoga, running and the beach.

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  • Meghan Kurtich

    Director of Annual Giving
    (860) 233-3500 Ext 5013
    As a former employee of the Walt Disney Company, Meghan learned her craft well. She is the perfect person to work in our Advancement Office with a winning combination of warmth and professionalism for ten years. Outside of work, Meghan paints and hikes with her best buddy, her dog, Charlie.

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  • JB Wells

    Assistant Director of Admission & Advancement

    Wells has 27 years of experience as a coach and an administrator at some of the leading academic institutions in the country, including Brown University, Trinity College, Bates College, and the University of Chicago. As the first football coach at Endicott College from 2001-2014, he created a culture of success under which Endicott flourished into one of the top teams in the Northeast. Prior to KO, JB Wells was the head football coach for the Bowdoin College Polar Bears for three seasons where he was responsible for the total administration of the football program, including coaching, recruiting, staff and roster management.

    In addition to leading KO’s football program, Wells will serve as assistant director of admissions and advancement, supporting the Office of Admissions and the Office of Advancement in various recruitment, retention, and philanthropic efforts. He will draw from his experience working in admissions at the college level and serve as a liaison between athletics and various administrative offices on campus.

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  • Hope Cameron

    Data Specialist
    Hope is a graduate of Miss Porter’s School and Wesleyan University. She is thrilled to bring over two decades of nonprofit administration and development experience, in Manhattan and Los Angeles, back home to Connecticut. Hope resides in West Hartford with her husband, two children and border collie, George.
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