Foundation Staff

Meghan H. Ward-Bopp Paden

Executive Director

Email her with questions about planned gifts, special gifts, setting up a special scholarship or leadership fund, and general Foundation questions.


Nancy F. Benedict

Director of Philanthropic Programs

Email her with questions about your recent donation or chapter contributions, RPM grants and scholarships.


Desiree Paulhamus, Alpha Omicron

Director of Communications & Chapter Fundraising

Email her with questions about philanthropy support for collegiate chapters, March of Dimes, CrowdChange, Lucy’s Legacy and Foundation communication.


Megan Caldwell, Alpha Omicron

Director of Donor Engagement

Email her with questions about philanthropy support for your alumnae chapter, individual giving opportunities, and violet tributes. 


Darlene Chadwick Thibodeau, Beta Phi


Darlene handles all accounting activity for the Foundation, including monthly financial statements, bank and investment account reconciliations, and the annual audit.