About Us

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation (BCBSND Caring Foundation), established in 1989, is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to help positively transform the health and well-being of North Dakotans and their communities.
 
BCBSND Caring Foundation believes in North Dakota and its people. As a private foundation we are entirely funded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) and are primarily a grantmaking foundation. Through our giving, the Foundation focuses on key health issues that positively impact the lives of North Dakotans. We work with our grantees as partners to support nonprofit suitability, collaborate on shared outcomes and create lasting change. We additionally invest in innovative ideas that improve communities.
 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) ® Registered Marks of the BCBSA.

Pam Gulleson   Amber Blomberg
 
Staff: 
  • Pam Gulleson, BCBSND Vice President of Public Affairs, serves as the Foundation executive director and secretary
  • Amber Blomberg, BCBSND Caring Foundation Manager
 
Board Members:
  • Timothy Huckle, BCBSND President & CEO, serves as chairman of the Foundation
  • Dave Breuer, BCBSND Chief Financial Officer and Senior VP of Finance, serves as treasurer of the Foundation
  • Daniel Conrad, BCBSND Chief Legal Officer
  • Dr. Elizabeth Faust, BCBSND Senior Medical Director
  • Jodi Atkinson, President & CEO St. Andrew's Health Center and Clinic
  • Dave Spryncznatyk, Retired Adjutant General of North Dakota
  • Greg Glasner, MD, President of Essentia Health West Region