RGH Foundation Board

Rio Grande Hospital Foundation
Board Member Expectations and Responsibilities

The purpose of RGH Foundation is to solicit donations and financial support for the use and benefit of the Rio Grande Hospital; and to accept, acquire, own, hold, sell, convey or otherwise dispose of property, real or personal, tangible or intangible for the benefit of the Rio Grande Hospital.

Our continued success depends on the personal commitment and active involvement in fundraising planning, training, and activities of this select group of individuals, who bring personal resources and ability to support the Foundation’s purpose. Foundation Board members are expected to be advocates on behalf of Rio Grande Hospital, enthusiastic communicators of its mission and vision, and to play an integral role in our programs.

Advocacy and Personal Involvement

Support the Foundation’s purposes, strategies, by-laws, and programs, while knowing its strengths and needs.

Serve the Foundation as a whole rather than any special interest group or constituency.

Board Meeting Attendance

Prepare for and participate in the six annual regular board meetings.

Suggest agenda items periodically for board meetings.


Actively participate in appropriate organizational activities relating to Planned Giving Campaigns and special events.

Assist the Foundation by implementing fund raising strategies through personal influence with others.


Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information regarding donors.

Leadership Development

Foundation Board Recruitment

Identify and suggest candidates for the board who will effectively represent the ideals and purpose of the Foundation.

For more information, please feel free to call 
our Development & Communications Officer,
Eva Timberlake at 719-657-3266

With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.

Dedicated to provide a compassionate and caring environment for patients, visitors and staff while delivering the highest quality care to the San Luis Valley Communities.


Rio Grande Hospital

310 County Road 14 Del Norte, CO 81132 Tel: 719-657-2510 Open: 24/7

Creede Family Practice

802 Rio Grande Ave Creede, CO 81130 Tel: 719-658-0929

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic

310C County Road 14 Del Norte, CO 81132 Tel: 719-657-2418

Monte Vista Medical Clinic

1033 2nd Avenue Monte Vista, CO 81144 Tel: 719-852-8827 Pharmacy Tel: 719-628-0533

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic at South Fork

62 Park Drive, South Fork, CO 81154, Tel: 719-873-5494