Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Elects David Flood as Board Chair

Salt Lake City – David L. Flood, vice president and chief development officer for Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah, will chair the 2015 Board of Directors of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP).

AHP is an international professional organization dedicated to developing the men and women who encourage charity for nonprofit hospitals and health care institutions. The association’s 5,000 members represent more than 2,200 health care organizations in North America and abroad.

“David Flood believes strongly in giving back to his profession, gaining and sharing knowledge with colleagues and continuous learning,” says Steven Churchill, MNA, president and chief executive officer of AHP. “We look forward to him assuming this key leadership role.”

Flood is a member of the executive team at Intermountain Healthcare and is responsible for the direction and oversight of the Intermountain Foundation, a comprehensive health care fundraising network designed to meet the philanthropic and research needs of Intermountain’s 22 hospitals and related health care services.

Prior to his arrival at Intermountain, Flood served in leadership roles in health care and education, most recently as president of the Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations in New Jersey.

Flood is involved in and has been recognized by numerous organizations in his personal and professional life, ranging from local to international in scope. He has been named New Jersey’s Outstanding Professional Fundraiser by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and in 2013 he was the opening keynote speaker at the Healthcare Philanthropy Congress in Frankfurt, Germany. As an active member of AHP, Flood has served in many volunteer leadership positions, including vice chair of the AHP Board and chair of the AHP Foundation.

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, established in 1967, is the world’s largest association for health care fundraising professionals. AHP members raise charitable funds for nonprofit hospitals, health systems and other institutions that provide essential health care services to their communities. AHP supports its members and serves the public through high performance standards, expert knowledge development and executive leadership that advance the practice and performance of health care philanthropy.

​Intermountain's vice president and chief development officer is the newly appointed chair serving on the Board of Directors for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy