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WRA’s team of experts has three decades of working where decisions are made, sweating the details, creating evidence-based solutions, and holding decision makers accountable.

Theresa Bushman

Vice President of Development and Communications


Development, Marketing & Communications, Senior Leadership

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As the Vice President of Development and Communications, Theresa Bushman works to connect and engage donors and funders in financially supporting WRA and securing resources to achieve its strategic priorities.


Theresa joined Western Resource Advocates in 2018. She started her career in fundraising in 1996 and has led philanthropy programs to support reproductive health care, environmental education, and conservation.


She holds an undergraduate degree in English Literature and a Master in Public Administration, both from Montana State University – Bozeman. Go Cats!

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