Ms. Boughner joined Vitalant Foundation as Director of Development in 2020. Since 1998, she has built a successful fundraising career in the nonprofit sector, working with/for a variety of organizations, from human services to the arts to independent and higher education. Aside from ensuring a safe and ample blood supply, Ms. Boughner’s charitable interests include the arts, cutting-edge research/technology applications for people with type-1 diabetes (T1D), education, the advancement of women and girls, and building strong communities. She has served as a mentor through Be A Sixth Grade Mentor and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western Pennsylvania as well as serving on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee for the Borough of Munhall. Ms. Boughner obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University.