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Severn Taylor

Director of Development

Severn joined De La Salle in September 2022 as Director of Development. She previously served as Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship for Collegiate School in New York City. Prior to her time at Collegiate, she worked in fundraising for the arts including the Hayward Gallery, London and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Severn is currently President of the Board for Meredith Monk/House Foundation for the Arts. She holds a B.A. in Social Work from the University of Vermont and a Masters in Art Business from the University of Manchester/Sotheby’s Institute, London.

Severn may be reached at or 212-316-5840 ext. 103.


Victoria Felix

Associate Director of Development

Victoria joined De La Salle as the new Associate Director of Development in July 2022. She previously served as the Prospect Management and Operations Coordinator at The Chapin School for 5 years. Victoria’s development career spans nearly two decades in New York City with positions held at Mother Cabrini High School, Cathedral St. John the Divine, Manhattan College, and Ethical Culture. She has also spent 9 years coaching girls Varsity Volleyball for grades 5 through 12, and is currently volunteering as a softball coach for various leagues in Central Park and Prospect Park.

Victoria may be reached at or 212-316-5840 ext. 113.


Mary-Elaine Jenkins

Development and Communications Manager

Mary-Elaine joined De La Salle in April 2020. She previously served as Development Coordinator at the Rogosin Institute, a nonprofit treatment and research center serving patients with kidney disease. Prior to her time at Rogosin, she served on the development team at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights in several capacities. Mary-Elaine also spent two years in Madrid working as an English language assistant. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University. 

Mary-Elaine may be reached at or 212-316-5840 ext. 112.

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