Bucher named Director of Development for The Salvation Army
HUNTSVILLE – The Salvation Army of Huntsville has welcomed a new staff member. Claudia A. Bucher has accepted the position of Director of Development.
“Claudia brings a wealth of nonprofit and fundraising knowledge to the organization through her 33 years of experience with United Way of Madison County as Director of Resource Development, Madison/Marshall County American Red Cross, Ability Plus and EarlyWorks Family of Museums,” according to The Salvation Army’s press release.
In 2021, Madison Chamber of Commerce named Bucher as “Servant Leader of the Year.” Bucher is involved with support of several community organizations, including Huntsville Rotary Club, Women’s Economic Development Council and Women’s Advisory Council with Crestwood Medical Center.
In addition, Bucher serves on the Board of the Veterinary Clinical Research Hospital in Decatur.
For The Salvation Army, Bucher will have the responsibility for the overall, regional financial development. She will develop the organization’s public relations plan and increase The Salvation Army’s visibility and awareness to serve critical needs of the community.
Bucher reported to serve in this new position on July 10.
At Athens State University, she earned a bachelor’s degree in business, management, marketing and related support services.
The Salvation Army was founded in 1878. Today, The Salvation Army is active in virtually every corner of the world and serves in 133 countries. The organization offers healing and hope to all individuals who are in need. The Salvation Army’s mission is disaster relief assistance, emergency response, housing, counseling, rehabilitation, youth services, social work and evangelism.
For more information about The Salvation Army, visit salvationarmyalm.org/Huntsville or Facebook/The Salvation Army Huntsville.