James Jeter to Head St. Dominic Health Services’ Charitable Foundation

St. Dominic Health Services has hired Texas native James M. Jeter, a proven leader in the areas of development and fundraising, as the Executive Director of its 501 c(3) charitable foundation.  Jeter brings to his new position over 35 years experience within higher education and the private sector. 
With both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Texas A&M University, Jeter served his alma mater for more than 20 years directing giving programs and alumni relations.  During that time, he spearheaded a number of successful fundraising campaigns including the university’s first capital campaign which raised over $600 million.  Jeter’s career also encompasses work in the wireless communications and Internet provider industries as well as time served as the director of development for Texas Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services.  Most recently, he was associated with Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, TX, where he served as Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs and CEO of the Alumni Foundation.  Jeter has been heavily involved in his community, serving within his church, on the local school board, a medical center advisory board and within his Chamber of Commerce.  He volunteers his time with Big Brothers, Boys & Girls Clubs, youth sports associations and national conservation efforts.

At St. Dominic’s, Jeter will be responsible for developing and leading fundraising campaigns to support the organizations mission-driven outreach ministries which include the Care-A-Van mobile screening program, St. Dominic’s Community Health Clinic for the homeless and working poor, New Directions for Over 55 senior adult program and our neighborhood revitalization projects.

“Jim has the right experience and proven commitment needed to help St. Dominic’s further the community ministries that are so deeply woven into our mission,” said Deidra Bell, CFO for St. Dominic Health Services.  “He will surely be an asset to our organization but I’m confident that he will also have a positive impact on the community as a whole.  We are pleased to have him lead the St. Dominic Health Services Foundation team.”

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