The Executive Director is responsible for planning, directing, executing and evaluating the Foundation’s program of grant making, fundraising, development and fund investment. The Director will develop, and update as necessary, short and long-term plans supporting the mission of the Foundation. The Director reports to the Foundation Board and CEO of the Health System. The Executive Director is responsible for cultivating and stewarding donor relationships in support of the mission, vision, and goals of the Gunnison Valley Health Foundation and Gunnison Valley Health system. This position serves as a member of the Executive Team,and attends Foundation Board meetings, with specific duties focused on individualized strategies for contact with and cultivation of major donor relationships with a focus on retention. They are responsible for cultivating, renewing, soliciting and upgrading donors at the major donor level including, but not limited to, donor home visits, donor tours, special events and mail, and phone communications