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311 4th St SW, PO Box 895, Willmar, Minnesota 56201
(320) 235-1050
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Our Leadership

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_inset=”0px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_inset=”0px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_image type=”none” src=”https://unitedway.smallfishcreative.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/boardbanner.jpg” alt=”” link=”false” href=”#” title=”” target=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””][cs_text]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.[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_inset=”0px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_inset=”0px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/2″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]

2019-2020 Board of Directors
Javier Valenzuela – Bremer Bank
Dayna Latham – Ridgewater College
Barbara Marks – Engan Associates
Mohamed Hassan – Jennie-O Turkey Store
Lynn Stier – Carris Health/Rice Memorial Hospital
Griffin Leitch – Anderson Larson Law
Brian Paulson – Duininck Chiropractic
Beckie Simenson – Litchfield Schools
Hannah Douglass – Duininck Companies
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President: Brad Hanson – Carris Health/Willmar Ambulance Service
President Elect: Stephen Gerberding – Carris Health/ACMC Willmar
Treasurer: Christina Boike  – Christianson PLLP
Secretary: Kim Anderson – Jennie-O Turkey Store
Past President: Kristie Haefner – Christianson PLLP

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Pam Harringnton – Willmar Public Schools
Kim Anderson – Jennie-O Turkey Store
Dean Steinwand – Kensington Bank
Tim Johnson – Home Wealth Management
Evan Wilson – Wells Fargo Advisors
Mohamed Hassan – Jennie-O Turkey Store
Anthony Stern – Kandiyohi Power Cooperative
Christina Boike – Christianson PLLP

[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Community Investments Committee” open=”false”]The Community Investment Committee reviews and evaluates agency requests for funding. The Committee reviews and assesses Community Small Grant Applications that detail the funding requirements, performance goals, research for programs in our community, and the ability of the agency to demonstrate success and impact with the areas of Education, Health and Basic Needs. They review and participate in the Community Review process for large grant funding and in the decision making process of where funds will have the most impact in addressing the needs of our community.

Tom Zens – Center Bank
Steve Gerberding – ACMC
Barbara Marks – Engan Associates
Javier Valenzuela – Bremer Bank
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Heather Koffler – Vantage Point Marketing
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