Joining the AHP Standards Committee

About the Standards Committee

The AHP Standards Committee is responsible for maintaining and revising the AHP reporting standards, including the AHP Standards Manual, promoting the use of standards in the healthcare philanthropy industry and among AHP members, and answering members' questions about standards and reporting. The AHP Standards Committee includes healthcare philanthropy professionals across the United States.

Applicants are required to submit information about their professional experience and a 500-word Statement of Purpose outlining their motivation, qualifications, and vision for contributing to the committee.

Eligibility Criteria

A strong candidate for the AHP Standards Committee will posses most or all of the following attributes:

  • Has demonstrated activity within AHP
  • Has relevant work experience, typically in a philanthropic healthcare organization or an organization with expertise in industry standards/finance

Has demonstrated expertise within at least one of the following areas: 

  • Fundraising
  • Gifts planning
  • Accounting/finance
  • Technology (donor management software, AI, or other data optimization tools)
  • Legal background
  • Healthcare leadership
  • Other industry standards outside of healthcare (higher education, accounting, and other industries)


Terms and Commitments

Each Standards Committee member must abide by the following terms and commitments: 

  • Will serve a two-year term, renewable for up to three consecutive terms
  • Will attend virtual Standards Committee meeting as scheduled
  • Will attend additional conference/in-person meetings as needed

Application Timeline

  • January 19: Applications due
  • March 15: Applicants notified of selection

AHP Standards Committee Members

Nancy Gregovich (Chair)

AVP, Foundation Operations
Intermountain Foundation

Carrie L. Boardwick, CFRE

System Director, Operations, Philanthropy
CommonSpirit Health

Tamra Buntrock 

System Vice President, Operations and Finance, Philanthropy
CommonSpirit Health

Amy H. Collard

Director, Operations
SSM Health Foundation – St. Louis

Nicole Thigpen Felix 

Senior Director, Campaign
Northwell Health Foundation

Elizabeth Gross

Vice President
Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation

Dan LaGrange

Vice President, Philanthropy Operations and Finance
UnityPoint Health

Joel L. Simon, AEP

Director of Principal Gifts
LifeBridge Health
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