J.C. Blair Names New Executive Director of Foundation

Linda Carpenter

The Foundation to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s board is pleased to announce Linda Carpenter as the new Executive Director of Development and J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation.

The J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation is a non-profit, independent corporation whose sole mission is to provide financial support for J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. This support is used to provide new equipment for the hospital and to enhance health care programs in Huntingdon County.

Lisa Mallon, J.C. Blair president and CEO said, "I am delighted to welcome Linda. She brings a strong record of achievement in fundraising. With her experience and passion, she will be a great asset to our organization."

Carpenter has worked at Juniata College since 2000, first, as the assistant director of alumni relations and, most recently, as the executive director of constituent relations where she provided leadership to alumni relations and parent programs, annual giving, business development and career services.

Carpenter holds a bachelor of business administration degree in managerial sciences with a secondary concentration in marketing from Saint Bonaventure University, New York. Currently, Carpenter is enrolled in the master of non-profit leadership program at Juniata College.

Carpenter serves on the Stone Church of the Brethren finance team, Dubois Business College advisory board, and is a member of Huntingdon County Business and Industry.

“I am pleased to represent J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation in this capacity,” said Carpenter.  “I see this as an exciting time in the life of the hospital, providing unprecedented access to high quality medical care and opportunities to expand vital services for Huntingdon County and surrounding communities.  I invite all members of our community to join me in supporting the mission of J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, and I am happy to meet with any interested individuals to discuss how they might have an impact.” 

Carpenter replaced Marsha Frye Hartman, who directed the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation from 2006 until her retirement in May, 2014. To learn more about the Foundation to J.C. Blair or to make a gift, call (814) 643-8888 or visit the website at www/jcblair.org/foundation.