Development Staff

Jody Abzug

Jody Abzug

Director of Development & Alumni Programs

Jody oversees all Development and Alumni Programs activities at the school, including Secure Foote's Future: The Centennial Campaign, The Foote Fund, Grandparents Day and Reunions. Jody's twins, Jeremy and Jordana, are both Foote alumni (Class of 2014). Prior to Foote, she held senior leadership positions at Hamden Hall Country Day School, Riverdale Country School, Choate Rosemary Hall, Columbia University School of Law, Wesleyan University and Sarah Lawrence College.

Amy Caplan '88

Amy Caplan '88

Associate Director of Development and Alumni Programs

A Foote alum and parent of twins, Julien and Sophie, Class of 2021, Amy joined the Development Office staff in 2006. She coordinates the Foote Fund, the school's annual fundraising effort; works closely with alumni to coordinate fundraising; helps manage parent volunteers; and plans alumni events both virtually and around the country.

Mary Beth Claflin

Mary Beth Claflin

Gift Coordinator
Amy Sudmyer '89

Amy Sudmyer '89

Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Programs

Fourth graders spend weeks sculpting clay candle houses in art class. For a few glorious moments, their creations light up a darkened Sandine Theater as part of a winter-themed celebration.