Alexandra Puffer has held roles in communications and marketing in higher education and for nonprofits, small businesses and political campaigns. Past positions include working in the communications office at Bridgewater State University and for Global Educators, a consortium of study-abroad programs. Puffer has also consulted for local mayoral campaigns and businesses, leading communications efforts and strategy from media relations to the building of WordPress sites — and everything in between.
A Holyoke native, Puffer is deeply committed to her community. She is a board member of Historic Holyoke at Wistariahurst Museum, the historic home of the Skinner family, has served the city as a historical commissioner, and volunteered as a mentor with Girls Inc. Puffer has also served on the board of directors of Homework House, a nonprofit that offers free, individualized tutoring and mentoring for Holyoke students — and for which the College’s Community-Based Learning program provides vital support.