Alumnae Reunion 2020

Celebrating classes ending in 0 and 5.

An alumnae takes a photo of two other alumnae

We're so excited to welcome alumnae back to campus to reconnect with friends and discover all of the fantastic ways Santa Catalina is engaging the next generation of girls!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Shannon and why does she keep emailing me?

Shannon Gaughf is an alumna from the class of 2008 who came to work at Catalina in December 2017. If you have received an email from Catalina in the past year, it probably came from her! As the Alumnae/i Relations Coordinator, Shannon plans Reunion, manages class volunteers, runs the alumnae Facebook and LinkedIn groups, edits class notes for the Bulletin, and coordinates chapter gatherings around the world. She is a former stage manager, having worked in New York on Broadway, at Radio City Music Hall, and at The Plaza Hotel before returning home to Catalina. She is always happy to answer a question or direct alumnae to the appropriate department. She can be reached at or 831.655.9391.

Shannon in front of the Catalina fountain

How do I register?

Invitations will be mailed in December 2019.

Does the registration fee cover all activities?

Yes, we have one price for the weekend that allows you to attend all school-sponsored activities. Your off-campus class gatherings will be separate.

Can I bring a guest?

Absolutely! There will be a spot in your RSVP to indicate if you are bringing a guest, such as a spouse or partner. Please note: Guests are a separate fee.

Which hotels will be hosting reunion attendees?

Stay tuned!

What is the schedule?

The schedule will be available in December 2019.

How can I assist with planning my class's Friday evening party?

Contact Shannon Gaughf, Alumnae Relations Coordinator, to serve your class as a Reunion Ambassador.

How can I contribute to the Santa Catalina Fund in honor of my upcoming reunion?

There are three easy ways to make a reunion gift to the Santa Catalina Fund.

  1. Mail your donation to the Development Office: Santa Catalina School, 1500 Mark Thomas Drive, Monterey, CA 93940
  2. Call the Development Office at 831.655.9379.
  3. Give online.

Donations received after June 30, 2019, will count toward your reunion gift.

Gifts to the Santa Catalina Fund truly make a difference in the lives of our current and future students. Help your class celebrate Santa Catalina’s past and future!

Learn more about giving and the Reunion Challenge here.

If I need special assistance, is there transportation around campus?

Yes! Please contact Shannon Gaughf at if you anticipate needing special assistance getting around campus. 

Who are the staff contacts for Reunion?

For reunion activities:
Gretchen Mueller Burke '83, '79 LS
Director of Alumnae/i Relations

Shannon Leigh Gaughf '08
Alumnae/i Relations Coordinator

For reunion gifts to the Santa Catalina Fund:
Erin White
Director of Major Gifts and Campaign Manager

Reunion 2019 Leadership

1954: Gloria Felice
1959: Bobbie O'Connell Munson and Kathleen Mailliard Rende
1964: Flo Nixon
1969: Theresa May Duggan, Anne Woolf Franson, Bridget Hildebrand
1974: Sally Fay
1979: Melina Eversole Montoya
1984: Jenny Leaper
1989: Vanessa Tiyaamornwong Cazzell, Heidi Cohen Cook, Liz Maher Purdum
1994: Laura Mulloy Ault and Abiah Folger
1999: Katie Maloof Alden and Mieke Fuchs Smith
2004: Marina Barcelo and Katie Fruzynski
2009: Camille Massaro-Menz and Maddie Vitanza
2014: Inés Borromeo, Betsy Hulme, Lauren Staples