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Board of Directors

United Way is a volunteer-led organization governed by a Board of Directors. United Way appreciates the tremendous support and valuable leadership provided by our volunteer board all of whom exemplify what it means to Live United. They represent diverse industries and professions throughout the Quad Cities Area.

  • Larry Barker – Health Council Co-Chair
  • Linda Bowers
  • Tom Bowman
  • Mark Burton – Past Chair
  • Sandy Cassady – Health Council Co-Chair
  • Lisa Charnitz – Financial Stability Council Co-Chair
  • Drew Clevenger
  • Amy Crist
  • Don Doucette – Chair
  • Mara Downing - 2019 Campaign Chair
  • Chad Everitt 
  • Astrid Garcia
  • Denise Garrett
  • Dan Gosa
  • Faith Heitman
  • Roy Hutt
  • Joe Judge
  • Terry Ousley
  • Mike Parejko – 2018 Campaign Chair
  • Alfred Ramirez
  • John Riches
  • Caitlin Russell 
  • Tom Schuetz – Financial Stability Council Co-Chair
  • Jim Spelhaug – Education Council Co-Chair
  • Rich Wehrheim – Secretary/Treasurer