Ms. Chamblin joined Vitalant Foundation in 2021 as Director of Development for Vitalant’s Southwest Division. Her experience includes over 30 years of fundraising expertise, mainly focused within the healthcare industry. Ms. Chamblin spent 16 years as Director of Major Gifts for the American Cancer Society where she implemented various fundraising strategies, including raising capital funds to build the first ACS Hope Lodge in the west, providing free lodging for patients. More recently, she held the position of Regional Philanthropic Relations Officer, Individual Giving for the Susan G. Komen National office. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University and her Master of Arts degree from the University of Nevada at Reno.
Blood Science Foundation is changing its name to Vitalant Foundation.