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CFRE International offers the only internationally recognized baseline professional credential for philanthropic fundraising executives. Based on current and valid practice-based standards, the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is a personal and professional achievement that sets standards in philanthropy.

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Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executives (ACFRE’s) in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its institutions include: 

Mary Anne Chern, FAHP, ACFRE
President & Executive Director
White Memorial Medical Center Charitable Foundation

Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFRE’s) in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its institutions include:

Edward Ammon, CFRE
Executive Director
Porter Hospital Foundation at Porter Adventist Hospital

Melody Ayers, CFRE
Development Director
Tillamook County General Hospital

Rebecca Becker, CFRE
Development Director
Florida Hospital Foundation

David BurghartCFRE
Vice President Philanthropy
Lakeland Healthcare

Rachelle B. BussellCFRE
Senior Vice President for Advancement
Loma Linda University Health

Christopher D. CareyCFRE
Vice President for Advancement and Strategic Planning
Southern Adventist University

Audrey Castelbuono, CFRE
Associate Vice President for Development
Andrews University

James B. ClosserCAHP, CFRE
Vice President

Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia

David ColwellCFRE
Executive Director of Philanthropy
Loma Linda University Health

Timothy CookCFRE
Adventist Health System/Florida Hospital
Florida Hospital De Land

LuAnn DavisCFRE
Vice President for Advancement
Union College

Joanna DeLeon, CFRE
Director, LLUCH Foundation
LLU Children’s Hospital Foundation

Tim EvansCFRE
Director / Founder
Unforgettables Foundation

Allan FisherCFRE
Vice President
Thompson and Associates

Aaron FritzCFRE
Finance / Accounting
Western Adventist Foundation

Louis GehringCFRE
Executive Director
Shawnee Mission Medical Center Foundation

Carolyn HamiltonCFRE
Vice President
Loma Linda University Health

Charlotte HendersonCFRE
Director of Development
Napa Christian Campus of Education

Lisa M. HicksCFRE
Vice President

Patrice E. HiebCFRE
Fundraising Consultant
Network 7 Media Center

Sharon HeinrichCFRE
Development Director
Ozark Adventist Academy

Dennis Hollingsead, CFRE
Prospect Management Officer
Andrews University

John Huynh, CFRE
Development Director
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Karen JohnsonCFRE
Fundraising Consultant

John Keene, CFRE
Keene & Associates

Ryan Keough, CFRE
Vice President University Advancement
Asia Pacific International University

Dena KingCFRE
The Grey House

John KorbCFRE
Executive Director
Adventist Health Foundation

Chris LeBrun, CFRE
Associate Director for Major Gifts
ADRA International

Veda Logan, CFRE
Development Director
Walla Walla YMCA

Joy C. McKee, CFRE
Manager Annual and Special Giving
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation (New York)

Lynn Neill, CFRE
Executive Director
Park Ridge Hospital Foundation

Glen Newhart, CFRE
Vice President of Development
Tri-City Medical Center (San Diego)

Kisha Norris, CFRE
Vice President for Advencement and Development
Oakwood University

Fonny Oei, CFRE

Todd Parriish, CFRE

Jim Pinder, CFRE
Director of Academic Affairs
Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy

Randy Possinger, MSA, CFRE
Assistant Vice President for Philanthropy
Loma Linda University Health

Kristin Priest, CFRE
Senior Consultant

Robert Raney, CFRE
Relationship Manager
Chattanooga Public Radio

Kathy Repola, CFRE
President and Chief Development Officer
Centura Health and Home Foundation (Denver)

Hector “Tony” Reyes, CFRE
Trust Services and Development Director
Potomac Conference of SDA

Paul Rueschhoff, CFRE
Director of Development
Foundation for Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Brooke Sadler, CFRE
RockingChair Consultants Inc.

Ron Sauder, CFRE
Development Director
The Salvation Army (Hawaii)

Hebe Soares, CFRE
Senior Development Officer
Andrews University

Valerie Stolz, CFRE
Development Officer
Rocky Mountain Adventist Healthcare

Tanya Sweeney, CFRE
Executive Director of Development
Washington Adventist Academy

Andrew Taylor, CFRE
Director of Information Technology
Amazing Facts

Rachel Terwillegar, CFRE
Director of Development
Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry

Dorita Tessier, CFRE
Director of Gift Planning
Walla Walla University

Dan Tilstra, CFRE
Executive Director
Florida Hospital – Celebration Health

Kara Turpen, CFRE
Manager of Philanthropy
Sonora Regional Medical Center – Southern Adventist University

Ken Turpen, CFRE
Vice President
Thompson & Associates

Samuel Vigil, CFRE
Director of Annual Giving
Adventist Health Foundation

Anita Young, CFRE
Florida Hospital Waterman Foundation

Lilya Wagner, CFRE
Philanthropic Service for Institutions

Cindy Williams, CFRE
Vice President for Development
University of Montana Foundation

Barbara Willis, CFRE
Development Director
Holbrook Indian School

Cheri Wilson, CFRE
Director of Development
Oakwood University

Teresa A. Witt, CFRE
Major Gifts Officer
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation

Gail Witzlsteiner, CFRE
Director of Development
Sonora Community Hospital[/one_half_last]

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Fellows (FAHP’s) in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and its institutions include:

Mary Anne ChernFAHP, ACFRE
President & Executive Director
White Memorial Medical Center Charitable Foundation

James B. ClosserFAHP, CFRE
Foundation Executive Director
Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia

Sheree Parris NuddFAHP

John ParrishFAHP

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