Hospice of the Red River Valley welcomes Josh Christianson as Senior Philanthropy Officer. Josh serves the development team by helping lead philanthropy efforts by working with current and potential donors for Hospice of the Red River Valley gifts and campaigns.
Josh has over 20 years of successful development and non-profit experience. Prior to Josh joining Hospice of the Red River Valley, he served as Executive Director for University Advancement at Bemidji State University. Here, Josh led development efforts, alumni engagement and the overall operations of the Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation. Josh also worked at the University of North Dakota and Northland Community & Technical College in development roles.
Josh attended the University of North Dakota where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Public Relations.
Josh has lived in northwest Minnesota and eastern North Dakota his entire life. He grew up in Crookston, MN and Fargo, ND. His wife, Lisa and he have four children and currently reside in Bemidji. They are looking forward to relocating to Fargo later this year.