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PeaceHealth St. John Foundation welcomes new executive director

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Amy Leggio

Longview, Wash. – The PeaceHealth St. John Foundation has named Amy Leggio as Executive Director. Leggio joined the team on Monday, April 24.

A West Coast native who has lived in Houston for over 20 years, Leggio is excited to return to Washington and become a part of the Longview community. 

“I see great opportunity to partner with community leaders and care providers to advance the PeaceHealth Mission through strategic fundraising initiatives,” shares Leggio.

She is a Certified Fundraising Executive with decades of experience in fundraising, management and board governance experience that included work at the University of Houston and at Catholic Health Initiatives - Texas Division.

Leggio also served as a long-term board member of the San José Clinic, a 100-year-old charity clinic serving the vulnerable in Southeast Texas. While there, she contributed to the clinic’s ability to increase philanthropic revenues and expand the service area.

She is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

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 1,200 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