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Terri Brady is the Executive Director of Professional Development. She conceptualizes, creates and manages professional development for Harris alumni. Terri also coaches students and provides support to the Harris Policy Labs classes.
Terri graduated with a BA in Russian/International Studies from Grinnell College, a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School, and received her JD from the Columbia University Law School.
Alison Coppelman serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Alumni Relations & Development at Harris. In this role, she oversees a variety of programs and strategies designed to maximize philanthropic support for the school and to increase engagement with our worldwide community of alumni and friends.
Alison holds a BA in English from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.
Rena Dascal is Harris’s Senior Director of Development. In this role, she leads the team’s efforts for the annual fund and donor relations.
Rena graduated from Concordia University with a BA in sociology and has a master’s degree in social work from Yeshiva University.
Maggie Elmarakby serves as the Director of Alumni Relations at the Harris School of Public Policy. In this role, she leads the team’s efforts for alumni engagement, including management of worldwide alumni events and volunteer opportunities.
Maggie holds a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from Northwestern University and a MA in Public Policy from the Harris School at the University of Chicago.
Renae serves is the Associate Director of Communications for Annual Giving & Stewardship at Harris. In this role, she oversees the communication strategy for annual giving, stewardship and donor recognition activities for the Development office.
Renae holds a B.A. in communications from Moody Bible Institute.
Nicholas Moore is the Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving at Harris. He oversees the recruitment and volunteer management for milestone reunion committees. In addition, Nick oversees the Harris Society and cultivation of leadership annual giving donors.
Nick holds a B.S.C. in Journalism and Creative Writing from the University of Miami and an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.
Drae Laws is the Associate Director of Alumni Relations at the Harris School of Public Policy. In his role, Drae is responsible for cultivating, maintaining and strengthening alumni engagement to the Harris School and the University of Chicago. He also serves as the staff liaison for the Harris Alumni Council.
Drae is an A.M. candidate at the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. He has a B.S. in psychology from Penn State University and an Ed.M. in human development & psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Joshua Wolff serves as the Development Associate for the Alumni Relations and Development team. In this role, he maintains our donor database, coordinates our digital communication, and assists in volunteer and event management.
Joshua holds a BA in Political Science and Urban Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Joshua is also working towards a MA in Public Policy from the Harris School at the University of Chicago.