The United Way of West Central Minnesota is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Our board of directors is responsible for making sure United Way is on the right track. They meet monthly to discuss strategic issues facing the organization. The board holds United Way of West Central Minnesota’s staff responsible for carrying out our mission. They ensure that United Way is an organization you can trust. The board is composed of individuals who live and work within our communities. Our board is independent and makes policy and funding decisions for the United Way of West Central Minnesota.
Javier Valenzuela – Bremer Bank
Lynn Stier – Carris Health/Rice Memorial Hospital
Griffin Leitch – Anderson Larson Law
Yuri Haglund – Jennie-O Turkey Store
Past President: Brad Hanson – Carris Health/Willmar Ambulance Service
President: Stephen Gerberding
Vice President: Christina Boike – Christianson PLLP
Past President: Kristie Haefner – Doosan Bobcat
Secretary/Treasurer: Barbara Marks – Engan Associates
The Finance Committee is responsible for providing financial oversight for the organization. They take a hands-on role in making financial policy recommendations to the Board and providing oversight of United Way financial operations. Members have knowledge and understanding of financial systems, and knowledge of financial statements and financial reports. They represent a broad spectrum of community values in policy discussions.
Kim Anderson – Jennie-O Turkey Store
Dean Steinwand – Kensington Bank
Evan Wilson – Wells Fargo Advisors
Christina Boike – Christianson PLLP
Barbara Marks – Engan and associates