Ms. Butters joined the Vitalant Foundation as Director of Development for the West Division in 2022.  She has dedicated her career evenly between furthering the missions of various nonprofit organizations and helping individuals reach their education and career goals. Ms. Butters has enjoyed 15 years as a fundraising professional with The Salvation Army. She led the Major Gifts team of fundraisers for 10 years and was then promoted to Director of Development. Servicing Northern Nevada and Northern California, she expertly led her team of 20 development professionals through the challenges of fundraising during recurrent wildfires and the COVID-19 pandemic. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Sciences from National University.