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Meet the Staff

Southern Adventist University
Planned Giving

P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315
Telephone: 800.768.8437 or 423.236.2832

8:00 - 5:30 M - Th
8:00 - 12:00 F

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Our Staff
Carolyn M. Liers Carolyn M.Liers
Director of Planned Giving
Carolyn Liers, Director of Planned Giving, has served Southern Adventist University since 1996. Carolyn has a passion for raising awareness and encouraging biblical financial responsibility - helping current students, alumni, and friends of Southern thoughtfully plan and manage what God has entrusted in their care. "It is a privilege to work in an environment where I can serve those who value Christian education as much as I do - helping them to experience the joy of giving."

Certified to perform Planned Giving/Trust Services, Carolyn assists Southern's Planned Giving office in maintaining the highest level of Accreditation with the North American Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

Carolyn currently serves and is a member of the Planned Giving Committee, Fundraising Committee, Legacy Society, and Georgia - Cumberland Association Board of Directors. Before coming to Southern, she worked in management and corporate travel consulting.

Sue A. Kaufman Sue A. Kaufman
Planned Giving Coordinator
Sue Kaufman is Planned Giving coordinator for Southern Adventist University where she has served since June 2005. She received her certification in Trust Services through the North American Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in 2003. She previously served in Trust Services at Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists where she worked for 8 years.

Other career capacities in which Sue has served include administrative assistant at both a large medical center and a privately held corporation, and office manager of a school for Navajo children.

"It is truly a blessing and a joy serving with other individuals who are seeking to impact the future good of young people at Southern Adventist University."

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