Follow RITNEWS on Twitter Jill A. Pranger of Webster, has been named senior development officer at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).

Pranger will work with current NTID donors, as well as develop new relationships with community leaders, alumni, parents, friends, corporations and foundations to match donorsí interests with institutional needs.

Previously, Pranger was corporate director of resource development for Planned Parenthood of the Rochester/Syracuse Region since 1997. Before that, she held fundraising positions with the Highland Hospital Foundation and the Simon School at the University of Rochester.

As a volunteer, Pranger serves as president of the Genesee Valley Chapter - Association of Fundraising Professionals and is chair-elect of Rochester Hearing and Speech Center.

Pranger received bachelorís degrees in science and in arts from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She holds the designations certified fund raising executive (CFRE) and master teacher from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

The first and largest technological college in the world for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, NTID offers educational programs and access and support services to the 1,100 deaf and hard-of-hearing students on RITís Rochester, N.Y., campus. For further information, visit our web page at: http://www.rit.edu/NTID.

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