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About Bozeman Health Foundation

Mission Statement

To support Bozeman Health by promoting community participation in and financial support of activities to improve community health and quality of life.

Staff

Debra A. Gill, MPA, CFRE, FAHP

Interim Chief Advancement Officer
dgill@bozemanhealth.org

In February 2022, Deb was named interim chief advancement officer of Bozeman Health Foundation. Deb helped establish Bozeman Health Foundation in 1998 and subsequently led the foundation for nearly 17 years as executive vice president of philanthropy. Since that time, she has worked with health systems and other not-for-profit organizations throughout the country as a philanthropy consultant. Deb’s 36 years of organizational fundraising and capital campaign experience crosses a variety of sectors, and she possesses a deep understanding of healthcare philanthropy. She holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication and a master’s degree in public administration, both from Montana State University. Deb has been a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) since 2000 and received her fellowship from the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (FAHP) in 2011. She resides in Bozeman with her husband, Michael, and they have two adult children.

Amanda Brown


Data and Gift Processing Coordinator
abrown2@bozemanhealth.org

Amanda joined Bozeman Health Foundation as the next step in expanding and broadening her career in fundraising and community outreach. Prior to joining the foundation, Amanda served as the member services coordinator for Prospera Business Network, and lead specialist for The Graduate School at Montana State University. With her years of service to students and area businesses, the transition of matching donors with the needs of our community was a natural fit.

At Bozeman Health Foundation, Amanda is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the donor database, conducting prospect research and tracking and recording expenditures against grants and funds. Amanda earned her bachelor's degree in English literature with options in biological science and psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Amanda and her husband, Mark, have enjoyed Montana as their home for years, and enjoy all of the natural wonders it has to offer.

Mindy Grobe

System Manager of Special Events and Donor Stewardship
mgrobe@bozemanhealth.org
406.414.1692

Mindy is system manager of special events and donor stewardship. She is charged with managing the foundation’s annual Hospitality Auction, organizing other foundation events throughout the year, and helping ensure donors experience our gratitude and realize the impact of their generosity.

She began her career with Bozeman Health Foundation as development coordinator, eager to start a new career in the nonprofit sector. Prior to working at the foundation, Mindy worked in the Conference and Event Services Department at Montana State University and has extensive experience in the customer service and planning industry. Originally from Pennsylvania, Mindy attended Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in public relations. After graduation she started her career at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa where she worked for five years before deciding to start a new adventure in Montana.

With all Montana has to offer, you can find Mindy and her husband, Matt, along with their daughter, hiking, skiing, fishing, volunteering and spending time with their four legged feline.

Carmen Price

Carmen PriceSystem Manager of Philanthropy Communications
carprice@bozemanhealth.org
406.414.1385

Carmen Price serves as Bozeman Health Foundation's manager of philanthropy communications, leading the public-facing messaging and materials in efforts to catalyze broad impact in support of the foundation's mission.

In collaboration with Bozeman Health System and foundation colleagues, Carmen develops and implements robust communications to strengthen philanthropic engagement with supporters and cultivate new relationships to expand the investments in the health of Southwest Montana.

She brings to the role a broad range of effective communications and marketing experience. Prior to joining the foundation’s team, Carmen worked within the Montana University System in roles that specialized in communications, marketing, project management and broadcast production. Prior to her tenure with MUS, she was a journalist for Montana's largest newspaper.

Carmen received her bachelor's degree in film and photography from Montana State University and her master’s degree in journalism from the University of Montana.

Employment Opportunities

Development Coordinator-PT

This is a part-time, 0.75 FTE, 30 Hours/ week position with the Foundation.

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Position Summary:

The Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the advancement of Bozeman Health Foundation’s mission by managing the office, monthly financial management, providing foundation mail/phone/email oversight and serving as a resource to team members while supporting foundation operations. Works in close collaboration with foundation team members while providing inspired, accountable oversight of the office and associated business functions. As the liaison to the foundation's board of directors, committees, and related Health System departments, the Development Coordinator will ensure effective communications with and engagement of volunteers and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree business, communications, marketing or equivalent job experience
  • Two to four years office management experience preferably in a non-profit setting
  • Preferred: Professional educational coursework in finance and/or development field
  • Preferred: Non-profit finance, constituent relations, and development experience
  • Preferred: Healthcare experience

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as the receptionist; enthusiastically and effectively managing phone calls, emails, mail, and visitors.
  • Manage the office including ordering supplies, maintaining work space, and coordinating with service vendors.
  • Provide administrative support to the Foundation President.
  • Schedule and support the Foundation Board, finance committee, and all other committee meetings and functions including taking minutes.
  • Serve as liaison to the Finance Department ensuring effective budgeting, reporting, and fiscal management.
  • Process invoices/AP, prepare bank deposits, and meticulously oversee financial activities.
  • Review census regularly and implement associated stewardship activities.
  • Onboard new staff including coordination with Information Systems, Human Resources, and Phone Services.
  • Coordinate scholarships and special giving programs including installation of gift recognition.
  • Maintain a copious and up to date filing system.
  • Oversee timely distribution of donor correspondence including birthday and special occasion cards.
  • Develop strong relationships with Health System team members in support of the foundation’s mission.
  • Schedule conference rooms and facilitate meeting logistics.
  • Review and respond to education fund requests.
  • Assist with projects and tasks as needed to support the entire team.
  • Leads, teaches, inspires, helps, and consistently demonstrates hospital behavioral standards.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exhibits a thorough knowledge of standard office equipment and computer applications including RE/NXT or other nonprofit CRM, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Perceptive Content, internet applications, etc.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Is self-directed; completes assignments accurately, thoroughly, and with minimal oversight.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze, organize, and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines.

System Manager of Individual and Legacy Giving

Position Summary:

The System Manager of Individual and Legacy Giving is Works in close collaboration with foundation team members.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree business, communications, marketing or a related field
  • Three to five years of non-profit fundraising experience with an emphasis on individual and legacy giving
  • Demonstrated non-profit development experience with working knowledge of how all aspects of philanthropy interrelate for the benefit of the donor and the organization
  • Preferred: Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
  • Preferred: Professional education coursework completed in the development field
  • Preferred: Healthcare experience and a working knowledge of the region

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit individuals for contributions of $10,000+.
  • Develop and manage stewardship plans for individual and legacy donors.
  • Engage physicians as contributors and grateful patient referral sources.
  • Execute a legacy giving marketing strategy, including regular networking with area professional advisors.
  • Engage individuals in meaningful conversations about legacy giving, emphasizing Deaconess Ambassadors.
  • Build trusting relationships with senior residents and volunteers at system facilities.
  • Solicit Hospitality live drive matches and contributions.
  • Volunteer in meaningful ways to benefit the community including internal and external event attendance.
  • Develop strong relationships with Health System team members in support of the Foundation’s mission.
  • Lead, teach, inspire, help, and consistently demonstrate hospital behavioral standards.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Applies creativity, problem analysis, and logical decision making.
  • Exercises tact, discretion, and sensitivity while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Exhibits a thorough knowledge of standard office equipment and computer applications including RE/NXT or other nonprofit CRM, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Perceptive Content, internet applications, etc.
  • Is self-directed, completes assignments accurately, thoroughly, and with minimal oversight.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze, organize, and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines.

Board of Directors

The success of any nonprofit organization is dependent upon the good work of those who volunteer their leadership and expertise on the Board of Directors. Bozeman Health Foundation is privileged to have one of the most experienced boards in the region.

  • Andrew Sullivan, M.D., Board Chair
  • Rich Deming, First Vice Chair
  • Jay Jutzy, M.D., Second Vice Chair
  • Eric Flynn, Treasurer
  • Ashley Burleson, Secretary
  • Heather Bellamy
  • Kris Deason
  • Robyn Erlenbush, Emeritus
  • Signe Farris, Ex Officio
  • John Hill, Ex Officio
  • Brad Ludford, Ex Officio
  • Jim Ness
  • Celia O'Connor
  • Anne Thomas, M.D.
  • Tim Warner Jr.
  • Mark Williams, M.D.

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