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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.


Debra A. Gill, MPA, CFRE, FAHP

Interim Chief Advancement Officer

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

Development Coordinator

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 our donor database, overall office management, and serves as the liaison to the Foundation’s board of directors, finance committee, and finance staff. 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

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

System Manager of Philanthropy Communications

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.

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.

  • Kris Deason, Chair
  • Andrew Sullivan, M.D., Vice Chair
  • Eric Flynn, Treasurer
  • Ashley Burleson, Secretary
  • Heather Bellamy
  • Katie Daughenbaugh, Ex Officio
  • Rich Deming
  • Robyn Erlenbush
  • John Hill, Ex Officio
  • Jay Jutzy, M.D.
  • Jim Ness
  • Celia O'Connor
  • Tim Warner Jr.
  • Mark Williams, M.D.

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