Illinois College welcomes new director of donor relations and stewardship
Sharon Burchett Mather '82 recently joined the development and alumni relations team at Illinois College as director of donor relations and stewardship.
In her role, Mather manages and executes all aspects of stewardship and donor relations at the college.
Mather brings with her more than 20 years of experience working in college advancement. The Jacksonville native will focus on strategic donor relations and stewardship. She will also manage the Illinois College Society, the College’s premier annual giving recognition circle.
Mather most recently served as coordinator of testing services at the University of Illinois Springfield. In addition, she has served as director of alumni engagement and event management at Westminster College, annual fund coordinator at William Woods University, and as a fundraiser for the Show Me Innovation Center in Fulton, Missouri. Mather has also previously served as director of alumni services at MacMurray College in Jacksonville.
Mather attended Illinois College and earned an MBA from William Woods University and a bachelor’s degree from MacMurray College. She currently serves on the Jacksonville Main Street Board of Directors and has been named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Jacksonville Rotary Club.