Venekamp Hired as Brookings Health System Foundation Director

  • April 17, 2023
Foundation Director Brittany Venekamp
Foundation Director Brittany Venekamp

Brittany Venekamp was recently hired as the director of Brookings Health System Foundation.

As the Foundation’s director, Venekamp will manage and coordinate fundraising for the Foundation, including maintaining relationships with philanthropists, corporate donors and other charitable organizations. She also will manage grant funding, implement fundraising strategies, and coordinate fund distribution to support Brookings Health System.

Venekamp holds a bachelor’s degree in consumer affairs from SDSU with a financial management emphasis. She most recently worked as the business manager for the Elkton School District. She also spent nearly ten years at Daktronics in account management, project management and sales roles.

Brookings Health System Foundation was founded in 2009 as a 501(c)3 organization separate from Brookings Health System. Gifts to the Foundation support charity health care for those less fortunate, health and wellness education, facility, equipment, and technology upgrades and other needs as they arise at Brookings Health System. For more information about Brookings Health System Foundation or how you may contribute, please contact the Foundation at (605) 696-8855 or

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About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and extended care services. Brookings Hospital provides local access to doctors in Brookings and offers robotic da Vinci surgery and Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures, making it one of the premier rural community hospitals in South Dakota. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at