Foundation President to Lead Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
October 25, 2010
Jackson, Mich. — Allegiance Health is pleased to announce that William Kiel, board president of the Allegiance Health Foundation and vice president for Development, has been named Midwest regional director for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP). Established in 1967, AHP is a not-for-profit organization whose members direct philanthropic programs in 2,000 of North America’s nonprofit health care providers.
The AHP represents more than 4,700 executives of philanthropic programs in North America supporting not-for-profit hospitals, clinics, health systems and related facilities. The AHP board of directors is the association’s chief policy-making body, with overall responsibility for ensuring that AHP’s business, property and affairs are managed in a manner consistent with its purpose, bylaws and applicable laws. Officers serve one-year terms, and regional directors serve for two years.
Institutions for which AHP members raise charitable funds provide essential, comprehensive health care services to their communities, as well as wellness programs, mobile health vans, mammography screenings, hearing and eye exams, and other community-based health care services. AHP members include fundraising professionals, development staff, public relations professionals, trustees, marketing specialists, administrators and executives interested in health care fundraising.