President and Chief Development Officer
Shannon Duval was first introduced to the idea of philanthropy as a vocation while serving as a graduate assistant at the Indiana University Foundation. In addition to a master’s degree in higher education administration and philanthropic studies, Shannon gained a lifelong love for health care philanthropy during her time at Indiana University.
Nearly 20 years later, Shannon serves as the president and chief development officer for the National Catholic Health Initiatives Foundation (CHIF,) responsible for supporting philanthropic investments for CHI national initiatives. Additionally, Shannon leads efforts to support the growth of philanthropy across CHI, the nation’s second-largest nonprofit health system, which operates in 19 states and comprises 103 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; living communities; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. Most recently, Shannon served as the president of the Mercy Foundation in Des Moines, IA for six years.
Shannon has also served as the President of the St. Luke’s Health Care Foundation (Unity Point Health System,) as well as a regional major gifts officer for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Memphis, TN.) Shannon spent six years as Director of Development for the University of Iowa Foundation, raising funds for the UI College of Medicine and Hospitals and Clinics.
Shannon currently serves as a board member for the Girl Scouts of Iowa, on the Campaign Steering Committee for United Way of Central Iowa, and on the Board of Directors of Ascent Iowa. In addition to serving as chair of CHI’s Philanthropic Leadership Council, Shannon has represented the Mercy Health Network on the Chief Development Officer Leadership Council for Catholic Health East/Trinity Health. A graduate of Luther College (Decorah, IA) Shannon has completed PhD coursework in higher education administration from the University of Iowa. She is currently a master of juris prudence in health law candidate through Drake University Law School.
Shannon and her husband, DeLane, have two sons: Miller and Kiefer.
Chamisa Colvin, MPA, CFRE
System Director, Office of National Grants
Prior to her current role with the CHI Foundation Office of National Grants, Chamisa served as regional grant development manager, developing regional and national proposals to secure private and government grant funding for CHI and its MBOs. Before joining the CHI Foundation, Chamisa was chief operations officer for the Omaha Public Library Foundation. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of New Mexico and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Nebraska – Omaha.
Jim Bocian, MBA, CFRE Vice President, National Support Services
Prior to accepting the role as Vice President of the CHI Foundation West Region and National Support Services, Jim served as Vice President of Development for CHI traveling to local foundations advising CEOs, CDOs, and Boards on how to develop a foundation strategic plan, utilize existing resources, and invest in building or re-building their development programs. Jim has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare development and currently serves as Vice President of CHI Foundation National Support Services office in Colorado Springs overseeing the Finance and Operations departments. Jim holds an MBA with an emphasis in Operations Management as well as a Bachelors of Computer Science from Regis University and has presented on numerous development topics at national and regional conferences including AHP, AFP, and Blackbaud. Jim has met all the requirements through education, experience, performance, service and examination as a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE).
Tammy Batchelor, CFRE
System Director of Operations
Tammy has more than 19 years of professional experience in the nonprofit sector. She began her career in 1996 as a data analyst with the CHI Colorado Foundation. In 2006 she was promoted to operations manager, and in 2009 to director of operations for the newly established CHI Foundation. Tammy supports 79 foundations across CHI in the areas of database management, project management/graphic design, prospect research and gift processing. She oversees the management of over 1.6 million records, 500,000 gifts processed and 900 annual projects per year. She also oversees support services for 9 foundations external to CHI. Tammy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Regis University.
Jamie Lundien, MBA, CPA
System Director of Finance
Prior to being promoted to the role of Director of Finance, Jamie served as the Senior Accountant and then Accounting Manager for the CHI Foundation. Jamie has worked in the accounting profession for more than 12 years he has worked for CHI Foundation for the last 5 years. Jamie holds a Masters in Business Administration, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, both from Colorado State University. Jamie is also is a CPA in the state of Colorado.