Office of Institutional Advancement
315 Choate Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14220



For more than 12 years, Lindsey Dotson has grown fundraising programs and managed large-scale events and operations in the business and non-profit sector. She currently serves as Director of Development at Trocaire College, overseeing alumni relations, grants, annual fund, events, and a prospect list.



Certificate of Completion, Developing Major Gifts
Indiana University’s Lily School of Philanthropy, IN, 2017

MS, Higher Education & Student Affairs Administration
State University of New York College at Buffalo, NY, 2016

BA, Communication Studies
Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 2005


Professional Experience

Director of Development
Trocaire College, Buffalo, NY, 2015-Present

Director of Alumni Relations
Erie Community College, Buffalo, NY, 2015

Director of Development
St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, Buffalo, NY, 2013-2014

Director of Events
Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Buffalo, NY, 2010-2013

Special Events Coordinator
Hospice Foundation of Western New York, Buffalo, NY ,2006-2010



Association of Fundraising Professionals WNY

  • Board of Directors (Jan. 2013-present)
  • Mentor Program (2018-present)
  • Treasurer (2018-present)
  • Chamberlain Scholarship Committee Chair (2017-present)
  • Ten Star Committee Chair (2016-present)
  • Membership Committee Member (2014-2017)
  • Programming Committee (2015-2016)
  • National Philanthropy Day Committee Member (2013)

Leadership Buffalo, Class Experience Program (2019)

Mentor, Higher Education & Student Affairs Administration graduate program, State University of New York College at Buffalo (2018-Present)