Regan (Schubel) LaFontaine was recently appointed Trinity-Pawling’s Director of Advancement after serving as Interim Director of Advancement since June 2016. LaFontaine came to Trinity-Pawling in August 2012 and worked closely with her predecessor to help raise nearly $40 million for the School and to increase alumni giving participation from 9% to 28% and parent giving participation from 39% to 56%.
Before arriving at Trinity-Pawling, LaFontaine served as a Senior Development Officer at Amherst College where she was a member of their campaign team that raised $502 million. Prior to that, LaFontaine was a major gifts officer and assistant director of the annual fund at Wesleyan University and was part of their initial campaign planning which resulted in $482 million in gifts for the University. She also worked in international travel planning for Road Scholar and drove the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile as a Hotdogger for a year.
LaFontaine graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA in government and certificate in international relations and earned her MALS (Master of Arts in Liberal Studies) from Wesleyan. She is a graduate of Choate Rosemary Hall. She and her husband, Nick LaFontaine, live on Trinity-Pawling’s campus. Nick is a math teacher at Trinity-Pawling, is the School’s head football coach, and oversees the juniors’ Global Collaborative Challenge.
Please join us in congratulating Regan on her excellent work that has led to this opportunity!