Lesley Lichko is a Major Gifts Officer for External Affairs. She is responsible for developing relationships toward raising financial support for UC programs, projects and scholarships. In doing so, she spends lots of time on the road traveling to meet with alumni and friends of the college. Lesley brings a long-time passion for the UC mission, having earned her B.S. in Agriculture with a major in animal science from the University of Delaware, and her M.S. in Ecology and Environmental Science from the University of Maine, where she focused on wetland mitigation. She also has a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Delaware and teaches fundraising in the MBA program at Husson University in Bangor. Lesley enjoys volunteering for the Center for Wildlife Health Research and the Community Spay-Neuter Clinic in Freeport, ME. She lives in Dedham along Phillips Lake with her family.