Faculty and Staff

Assistant Dean, Advancement

Mary Saretski, Assistant Dean, Advancement (Interim)

Education & Career Highlights:
University of Alberta - Bachelor of Arts (Classics), 2004
Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), 2011

13+ years in various advancement roles at the U of A. 
3 years at Habitat for Humanity Edmonton.
Joined the Faculty of Arts Advancement team in 2016.

Responsibilities:

Lead the dynamic Arts Advancement team as we each build relationships with Arts alumni and stakeholders. Our work centers on fundraising and alumni relations.

Personal Interests & Hobbies:

Gardening, reading, backyard sports (croquet, bocce, disc golf), hosting friends and family, board games and trivia

Favourite TV shows/movies:

Smokey and the Bandit, Dr. Strangelove, Dazed and Confused
The Office, The Wire, Rectify, Black Mirror, Friends

Favourite Musical Artists:
Ryan Adams, Blue Rodeo, John Prine, The Midnight, Gogol Bordello

Favourite Quotes:
‘Remember, upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all’ – Alexander the Great
‘Happiness is a warm puppy’ – Charles M. Schulz

CONTACT:
Phone: 780-248-1090
E-mail: saretski@ualberta.ca