Vice President, Philanthropy, Northern Light Health
Susan Rouillard is vice president of Philanthropy for Northern Light Health and oversees the fundraising programs for the southwest region of Northern Light Health.
Her responsibilities include overseeing philanthropy programs, including capital campaigns and mission-focused programs for the region that encompasses Northern Light Mercy Hospital, CA Dean Hospital, Inland Hospital, SVH Hospital, Northern Light Mayo Hospital and Homecare & Hospice. Fundraising for Mercy’s McAuley Residence in Portland and Gary’s House are also under Susan’s direction.
Susan has a special interest in development and marketing for the nonprofit sector. She has an extensive background in communications and capital campaign planning and execution. Among the campaigns she has helped organize and manage: The Parker Pavilion at the University of New England (UNE), the George and Barbara Bush Cultural Center, the Harold Alfond Medical School at UNE, and the consolidation of Westbrook College Campus with UNE. Susan currently oversees the One Mercy Capital Campaign and the “Preserving the Promise” Campaign for CA Dean Hospital.
As a community leader, Susan has served on several nonprofit boards over the course of her career: Greater Portland Landmarks, Sweetser (Corporator), The Louis T. Graves Memorial Library, United Way of York County, Season Ten Foundation and, most recently, Seeds of Hope, a nonprofit organization focused on providing food and housing for those in need in York County.
Prior to joining Northern Light Mercy Hospital in 2008, Susan was the president of Laudholm Trust and chair of the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve.
Undergraduate degree from Marymount College of Fordham University
Susan serves as a member of the senior leadership team for the Northern Light Health Foundation, the governance committee of the Northern Light Health Foundation and Mercy Hospital, and as a member of the executive staff leadership team of the Mercy Hospital board of directors.