HAYS, Kan. (December 29, 2015) Andy Stanton will assume the new position of Development Officer with the HaysMed Foundation starting January 4, 2016.
Stanton has served as a marketing specialist for Eagle Communications for nearly six years. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Fort Hays State University and Director of Convention and Visitors Bureau for Dodge City. Stanton received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Communication from Fort Hays State University. Stanton and his wife, Dana, have three children and have lived in the Hays community for more than 10 years.
“HaysMed relies on philanthropic support to help with the rising expenditures for capital equipment and the cost of specialized care,” stated Ruth Heffel, Foundation Executive Director. “This new position will help us expand our efforts so HaysMed can continue to offer quality healthcare throughout western Kansas.”
As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, the HaysMed Foundation plays an important role in the growth, expansion and level of quality healthcare provided in western Kansas by HaysMed and its clinics. The Foundation’s singular purpose is to ensure that HaysMed’s ability to offer quality healthcare continues and is carried out for generations.
Through the philanthropic efforts of dedicated donors and volunteers, the Foundation has raised funds for the acquisition of equipment to improve patient care, implementation of new programs to enhance efficiency, and growth in the breadth of services HaysMed provides to patients and families in western Kansas.