Ann Volk

Support Staff

Executive Assistant in Marketing and Communication

As of July 2018, Ann has joined the Marketing and Communication team. 

After working in Advancement since September 1997, Ann served most recently as office manager and assistant to the vice president for advancement.  She has extensive experience in budgeting, leadership events at the college, fund-raising, and skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, google docs, Ellucian and Reeher. She coordinated the logistics for donor visits, events, and companion tour work.  Ann coordinated events for advancement including President's Dinner, leadership events, solicitation events, inauguration, former trustee events, campaign events and National Summit Meetings of Commission Gustavus 150. Other events she works at includes: Nobel Conference, Symposiums, Homecoming, Reunions, Royal Affair, GIVE Day and more.

Ann began at Gustavus as the assistant in The Gustavus Fund office in September 1997 and was promoted to administrative assistant to the vice president for institutional advancement in April 2000.  In the spring of 2015, Ann was promoted to Officer Manager of the Advancement office.  As of July 2018, Ann is now located with the Marketing team in the Lundgren House.

Ann (Wenner) is a lifelong St. Peter resident and graduate of St. Peter High School. Ann is married to Jeff Volk and they have three daughters: Jordan (Gustavus Class of '12), Taylor (Gustavus Class of '13) and Bailey (Gustavus Class of '16).

Ann advises Colleges Against Cancer and the Ambassadors at Gustavus, co-chairs the Nicollet County Relay For Life, is a member of the Midwest Relay Advisory Team and formerly on the State Leadership Board (for the American Cancer Society), volunteers at Church of St. Peter, serves as Executive Secretary on the Nicollet County Fair Board, and volunteers at numerous local fundraisers including 4th of July and St. Peter High School All School Reunion.


Mankato State University - elementary education major

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