A volunteer is a person who is a light to others, doing well and willingly the tasks at hand, being aware of another’s needs – and doing something about it. –Author Unknown
Beth Bryant; Shawn Sutton, Sunflower Bank; Stacie Shirley, Buxman, Kwitek & Ohlsen Attorneys at Law; Brandon Henderson, Henderson Insurance; Argerie Hoty; Maria Ribarich & Toni Montoya, TR Toppers; Ashleigh Federman, Wells Fargo Bank; Jeff Tucker, Parkview Medical Center; Royce Cappis, New York Life; Tim Turner
The Allocations committee is charged with oversight and monitoring funds distributed by the United Way to funded programs. The committee meets monthly and more often as needed in May to review each agency’s funding request. Their funding recommendations are then given to the United Way board for approval. Meets 2nd Tuesday of every month or as needed.
Chair – Kevin McCarthy, US Bank; Andrew Lang,TR Toppers; Dan Centa, Pueblo West Metro District; Retired Judge Dennis Maes; Dave Feamster, Little Caesars Pizza; Jane Rawlings, The Pueblo Chieftain; Michael Salardino, Security Service Investments; Christopher Burke, Black Hills Energy; Jeff Chostner, District Attorney; Dave Aldag, Rocky Mountain Eye Center; Jack Quinn; Matt Smith, Snap Fitness; Derrick Martinez, Express Employment Professionals; Ray Swerdfeger, KR Swerdfeger Construction; John Cordova; Ron Francis, pewag Traction Chain; Barb Vidmar
This committee has one of the most difficult challenges charged to any committee – to develop, implement, and conduct the annual campaign. This requires developing new strategies, marketing ideas, and long range planning. Meets as needed.
El Pomar Community Problem Solving Committee
Renee Richardson, US Bank; Jay Dammann; Eileen Dennis; Skip Lauray
Responsible for distributing and monitoring annual earnings from the El Pomar Endowment Fund. This committee works to ensure that these funds are carefully invested in programs that meet needs that would not be funded otherwise. Meets 3 times a year.
Chair/Treasurer- Bonnie Dickerson; Jennifer Andrew, Security Service Federal Credit Union; Jim Duff; Bob Provost, Elizabeth Rogge, Sunflower Bank; Chris Snyder, AECOM
The finance committee is charged with fiscal responsibilities for the organization, the committee meets monthly to ensure that all the financial records of the organization are in order. Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Chair – Fred LaSavio, Don Difatta, Michael Guagliardo, Steve Maez, Joey Martinez, Brian Miller, Christine Neville, and David Kins
This committee provides training for Labor to serve on the Board of Trustees, committees, and as campaign coordinators.
This committee has the challenge of developing and implementing a marketing plan that will allow the campaign and United Way to reach its full potential.
Doug Hayes, UTC Aerospace Systems; Matt Smith, Snap Fitness 24/7; Bonnie Dickerson, Vestas; Michelle Peulen, Colorado Department of Transportation
This committee is charged with identifying candidates from among the Membership–at–Large to serve on the Board of Trustees and volunteer committees.
Community Impact Grant Committee
Dominic Gallina, Bank of the San Juans; Rick Holmes, Bechtel; Andrea Aragon, Lawrence Kochis & Bianca Hicks, United Way of Pueblo County; Renee Richardson, US Bank
This committee selects deserving programs to be funded by the United Way Community Impact Grant.