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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.


Elizabeth (Beth) Warner, CFRE

Elizabeth WarnerBozeman Health Foundation President

Beth joined the Bozeman Health Foundation as President in October 2022. Prior to moving to Bozeman from Minneapolis MN, Beth was the executive director of Park Nicollet Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Park Nicollet Health Services, an integrated health care system within HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed nonprofit health care organization in the nation.

Beth is a certified fundraising executive with a 22+ year career serving nonprofit missions. She has led nonprofit teams, boards and community partnerships, driven transformational health care philanthropy initiatives and served on nonprofit boards and collaboratives. Throughout her career, Beth has been passionate about health and wellbeing and deeply committed to making a difference in people’s lives.

Beth also worked for the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in St. Paul, MN, and the YMCA of Metropolitan Minneapolis. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Beth has a young adult son and enjoys yoga, hiking, wildlife, pottery, dogsledding and spending time outside with her dogs, Molly and Izzy.

Amanda Brown

Data and Gift Processing 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 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

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.

Claire Hodges

Claire HodgesManager of Annual Giving

Claire Hodges is Bozeman Health Foundation’s manager of annual giving. Her role supports the advancement of the Foundation’s mission through fundraising events and mailings, employee engagement programs, and stewardship throughout the Bozeman area.

Claire has always had a passion for health care and community involvement and is excited to be a part of the Bozeman Health Foundation team.

Prior to joining the Foundation this month, Claire served as development manager for Cancer Support Community where she specialized in fundraising events, grant writing and marketing to serve people in the community impacted by cancer.

Originally from eastern Montana, Claire attended Montana State University and received her bachelor’s degree in community health. In her free time, Claire enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, Kyle, and their cat, Mildred.

Carmen Price

Carmen PriceSystem 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.

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.

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
  • Kathryn Bertany, M.D., Ex Officio
  • Kris Deason
  • Robyn Erlenbush, Emeritus
  • John How, AICP, Ex Officio
  • Brad Ludford, Ex Officio
  • Jim Ness
  • Celia O'Connor
  • Anne Thomas, M.D.
  • Tim Warner Jr.
  • Mark Williams, M.D.