Foundation board

The Buffalo Hospital Foundation is led by a board of directors consisting of local leaders in business, health care and the community.

The foundation is comprised of an executive director and volunteer board members. The board's purpose is to raise funds to help Buffalo Hospital provide exceptional patient-centered care within our walls and to the community we serve.

Board members

  • Merton Auger – Administrator, city of Buffalo
  • Sharon Boogren – (retired)
  • Brian Bruggeman – Commercial real estate agent, Colliers International
  • Hannah Fischer, PA – Allina Health Clinic Annandale
  • Doug Hanson –  Chief executive officer, Stellis Health
  • Amanda Hoffman, MD – Allina Health Clinic Annandale
  • Chanda Knoof – Executive director, Havenwood of Buffalo
  • Tom Kuzma, DC – Buffalo Chiropractic Clinic
  • Erin Macheel – former Physician Assistant, Buffalo Clinic
  • Randy Peterson, MD – Allina Health Clinic Buffalo Crossroads
  • Kelly Spratt – Buffalo Hospital president
  • Carla Sundblad – Realtor, Oak Realty
  • Ted Vanderpan – Pastor, Zion Lutheran Church


  • Ashley Andersen – Buffalo Hospital Foundation senior development associate 
  • Laurie Hennen – Allina Office of Philanthropy regional foundation manager
  • Sandie Matrella – Buffalo Hospital director of finance
  • Josh Shepherd – Buffalo Hospital director of operations, finance and business development