To support Bozeman Health by promoting community participation in and financial support of activities to improve community health and quality of life.
Chief Advancement Officer
Jason joined Bozeman Health Foundation in January 2015 as Executive Vice President of Philanthropy and moved into the role of Chief Advancement Officer in early 2019 with oversight across foundation efforts as well as community health improvement and partnerships, volunteer and retail services, and Bozeman Health's marketing and communications department.
Jason spent more than two decades with mission-driven organizations in the U.S. and around the world before returning to Bozeman in 2012 to serve as Vice President of External Relations for MSU's Alumni Foundation. During that time, he led global corporate communications for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Geneva, Switzerland, following a stint in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, running communications and humanitarian diplomacy programs in their Asia Pacific zone. He served for more than 10 years as Chief Executive Officer for large American Red Cross chapters in Texas and California. Jason is a graduate of the DiploFoundation's International Humanitarian Diplomacy program and has degrees in political science and English from Montana State University. He serves on the boards of the Bozeman Sunrise Rotary Club and Iqra Fund, a Bozeman-based international nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities for girls in Pakistan. Jason's wife, Karen, is operations manager and a faculty member at Montana Ballet Company. Jason and Karen have two children, Emerson and Allegra.
System Director of Philanthropy
Steve is a highly experienced philanthropy leader with more than two decades of experience raising funds and guiding non-profit organizations toward new levels of success. He and his wife Diana come to us from the Baltimore, Maryland, area where, most recently, Steve served as national vice president of development and outreach for Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services (LIRS). Prior to joining LIRS, he spent 15 years raising charitable support in healthcare for Kennedy Krieger Institute, the Sheppard Pratt Heath System and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Steve and Diana have three grown children, and in their spare time enjoy spending time hiking, biking and enjoying the great outdoors.
System Manager of Special Events and Donor Stewardship
Mindy joined Bozeman Health Foundation in May 2018 as development coordinator, eager to start a new career in the non-profit 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 5 years before deciding to start a new adventure in Montana.
In July 2019, Mindy moved into the role of system manager of special events and donor stewardship. In her new role, she is charged with managing the foundation’s annual Hospitality Auction, organizing other foundation events throughout the year, creating the foundation’s publications including Dividends, and helping ensure our donors experience our gratitude and realize the impact of their generosity.
With all Montana has to offer, you can find Mindy and her husband Matt hiking, skiing, fishing, volunteering and spending time with their four legged feline.
System Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Ann has been with Bozeman Health Foundation since 2002. As manager of the corporate and foundation relations program, she enjoys building, maintaining and stewarding partnerships with the businesses and foundations that support great healthcare in our region. Additional responsibilities include database management, prospect research and grant writing. A Montana native, she was born at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital and raised in Bozeman. Ann received her bachelor's degree in business with a marketing option from MSU-Bozeman. Ann and her husband, Tom, enjoy hiking, cross country skiing, gardening and spending time with their dog.
Amanda joined Bozeman Health Foundation in November of 2020 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.
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., 1st Vice Chair
- Katie Mazurek, 2nd Vice Chair
- Eric Flynn, Treasurer
- Ashley Burleson, Secretary
- 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.
- Colee Wingo