Giving

Advancement Office

Overview

The Advancement department is an extension of the President’s Office and works in conjunction with the leadership, expertise and dedication of the Foundation Board. The team collaborates with members of the Dowling Catholic community in advancing the mission of the school and preparing students to become Leaders for Life, Centered on Christ. Advancement functions include events, fundraising, marketing and communications and alumni relations.

HOLLY ACKERMANN

Events & Volunteer Coordinator
hackermann@dowlingcatholic.org



HOLLY BAUMGARTEL

Marketing & Design Manager
hbaumgartel@dowlingcatholic.org


KIMBERLY BOWMAN

Major Gifts & Alumni Manager
kbowman@dowlingcatholic.org

RACHEL BROWN

President's Assistant
rbrown@dowlingcatholic.org



COLIN GARGANO

Digital Media & Website
cgargano@dowlingcatholic.org


TARA NELSON

Marketing & Communications Manager
tnelson@dowlingcatholic.org

SANDRA STORK

Application Systems Specialist
sstork@dowlingcatholic.org



RACHELLE WATTERS

Annual Appeal Manager
rwatters@dowlingcatholic.org

Fundraising

Annual Appeal
Endowment
Legacy Society
Major Gifts
Memorials
Planned Giving

Alumni

Class Reunions
School Tours
Athletic Hall of Fame
Performing Arts Hall of Fame
Distinguished Alumni
Distinguished Young Alumni

Events

The Bash on Buffalo
Style Show
Golf Outing
Hot Dog Handout
Grandparents' Mass
President's Council Dinner
Pancake Breakfast
Christmas Luncheon
Weddings

Communications

Design for Events & Academics
FOCUS Magazine
Maroon Connection Alumni E-Newsletter
Maroon Minute Parent E-Newsletter
Social Media
Website

List of 3 items.

  • FOCUS Magazine

    FOCUS Magazine is a biannual publication full of news and updates for the Dowling Catholic Community. Check out the latest issue here!
  • Annual Report

    The Annual Report documents Dowling Catholic's activities and finances in the previous financial year. You can take a look at our 2017-2018 report here.
  • Book of Gratitude

    The Book of Gratitude is a publication filled with the names of Dowling Catholic High School donors. You can see last year's book here.

Dowling Catholic High School

Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.