With a love for Carl Sandburg College, the Development and Alumni Engagement staff are fully committed to making your involvement with the College meaningful. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Our offices are located in the administration area in Building E.

Emily Webel

Emily Webel, Executive Director of Advancement 

BS, Elementary Education

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Emily comes to the department as a former educator and consultant with experience in the nonprofit sector at the community and national level. Utilizing her skills in strategic planning and communications, Emily hopes to expand the reach of the Carl Sandburg College Foundation by sharing stories of student success and hope through the generous support of donors. 




Kassidy Klinedinst, Coordinator of Scholarships and Donor Relations

Associate in Science

Carl Sandburg College

BS, Business Administration with a concentration in management

Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville

Kassidy is an alum of Sandburg from the class of 2015. She joins the Foundation with experience in project management and marketing in the health and wellness field. Employing her skills in business management and a love for Sandburg, Kassidy plans to create a positive relationship with students and donors while expanding the reach of the scholarship program.