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, 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. 




Cassie Tyler, Coordinator of Scholarships and Donor Relations

Carl Sandburg College, '13

MS, College Student Personnel Services

Western Illinois University

Cassie rejoins the Foundation staff after being a student and former staff member. She adds experience and knowledge of higher education administration as well as student connection. Cassie will utilize previous experience with diverse student populations to further the mission of the college.




Kim McIntire, Alumni Relations Specialist

BA, Communication Studies

Illinois State University

Kim joins the team with experience in alumni relations and passion for working with students and alumni. Kim will broaden the scope of the alumni reach with her skills in interpersonal communications and networking.