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PeaceHealth names Oregon-based chief development officer

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Portrait of Tim France

Tim France is joining PeaceHealth’s Oregon network as chief development officer (CDO). His first day at PeaceHealth will be April 1, 2019. 
In his role, Tim will oversee and strategize all aspects of fundraising across the PeaceHealth Oregon network. His portfolio of responsibilities will range from executing programs to address the funding priorities of each of PeaceHealth’s four Lane County hospitals, building strong relationships with key stakeholders, identifying and cultivating opportunities for major gifts and grants and ensuring that PeaceHealth is leveraging best practices in healthcare philanthropy.

“Tim comes to us from Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences in New Brunswick, N.J., where he serves as associate vice president for development,” said Mary Kingston, PeaceHealth Oregon chief executive. “Tim has more than 15 years of results-oriented development experience, including more than 10 years in academic medical institutions. His background and experience make him a great addition to our healthcare ministry team.” 

“The Mission and Core Values of PeaceHealth align so well with my personal and professional values,” France said. “I am overwhelmed with excitement about my new role with PeaceHealth and working alongside so many dedicated professionals. Upon my arrival, I look forward to advancing healthcare in the Eugene community and beyond, while being an integral part of the community.”
France has spent the majority of his career partnering with dedicated and passionate benefactors as well as physician and administrative colleagues to advance programs in medical education, research and patient care. He also has been a major influencer building major gift, grateful patient, annual giving and alumni programs.

About PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. The Sisters shared expertise and transferred wisdom from one medical center to another, always finding the best way to serve the unmet need for healthcare in their communities. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Visit us online at