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Contact the CLASS Development Team

Kim Howard

Kim Howard

Sr. Director of Development
(713) 743-9529

Kim has served in several development capacities at University of Houston for 20 years, working at Houston Public Media, Blaffer Art Museum and CLASS. She holds a BFA from University of Oklahoma and a Master in Public Administration from University of Houston.

Giovanni Rosselli


Director of Development
(832) 842-6122

Giovanni received his Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from Texas A&M University. An experienced professional in sales and customer retention, Giovanni has enjoyed experiences across industries, including: six years in professional sports with the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs, three years in career services with the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, and experience in corporate fundraising at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. He is excited to return to the University of Houston, and contribute to the efforts of CLASS.

Trina Silva

Trina Silva

Development Coordinator
(713) 743-8529

Trina Silva is the development coordinator for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. She holds a Master of Arts in humanities from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and a Bachelor of Arts in journalism-public relations from Sam Houston State University. She has extensive background in corporate sales, community engagement, event coordination and volunteer management.