Season Voelker serves as Director of Philanthropy for the Ascension Saint Agnes Foundation. In this role, she supports the Vice President of Foundation Development in the day-to-day operations of the Foundation. And, she is responsible for facilitating and managing leadership gifts at and above the $100K level. Season’s work is instrumental throughout the hospital, but plays an especially important role within our Oncology Service Line, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and within the Family Birthing Center.
Season has devoted her career to non-profit, philanthropic, and corporate social responsibility work. Prior to joining Ascension Saint Agnes in 2017, she worked for Catholic Charities Baltimore, Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services, the United Way of Central Maryland, and Harford Mutual Insurance. During her time at the United Way, Season managed a fundraising portfolio of $1.5 million for the Harford County Office and managed the organization’s Harford County Partnership Board of Directors. At Harford Mutual Insurance, she led the creation of the framework for the organization’s corporate social responsibility strategy, while also managing charitable community investment and grant processes. In tandem, Season has made community service a key personal priority. She was a member of the Y of Central Maryland’s Harford County Leadership Board for eight years, and served as Chair for two years. She also supported the Boys & Girls Club of Harford County, chairing the Harford Youth of the Year Gala committee for five years and raising over $500,000. Season has also been involved in the Greater Baltimore Committee (Healthcare Committee), Harford County’s Local Management Board, and the Emergency Food and Shelter Program.
Notably, Season was named a finalist for the Athena Young Professional Leadership Award in 2022. She was also the recipient of the Sister Mary Walter Boyle Philanthropy Award from Ascension Health in 2018. This award commended Season for excellence in philanthropy, based on her leadership in funding the Musical Pacifier Program in the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Season is a graduate of Towson University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Health. She also earned a Master of Arts in Healthcare Mission and Bioethics from Loyola Chicago, and intends to continue her education there as a Doctoral candidate, beginning in Fall 2023.
In her free time, Season enjoys taking boxing classes, gardening, going to the beach, and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Pete, are parents to one son, Samuel, and one beloved rescue Golden Retriever, Casper.