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
Chair – Doug Hayes, UTC Aerospace Systems; Beth Bryant; Shawn Sutton, Sunflower Bank; Lucretia Robinson, YOS; Stacie Shirley, Buxman, Kwitek & Ohlsen Attorneys at Law; Brandon Henderson, Henderson Insurance; Toni Montoya, TR Toppers; Argerie Hoty; Jerome Blackwell, Kaiser Permanente; Niki Whitaker, CSU-Pueblo; Maria Ribarich, TR Toppers
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 – Dan Centa; retired Chief Judge Dennis Maes; Dave Feamster, Little Caesars Pizza; Jane Rawlings, The Pueblo Chieftain; Michael Salardino, Security Service Investments; Jeff Chostner, 10th Judicial District Attorney; Priscilla Lucero, Wells Fargo Bank; Christopher Burke, Black Hills Energy; Dave Aldag, Rocky Mountain Eye Center; Mark Chorak, RE/MAX; Sandy Gutierrez, Latino Chamber of Commerce; John Klomp; Jack Quinn; Matt Smith, Snap Fitness 24/7; Renee Rodriquez, Express Employment Professionals
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; Mary Gunn, David & Lucile Packard Foundation; 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- Jim Duff, Treasurer; Jennifer Andrew, Security Service Federal Credit Union; Bonnie Dickerson, Vestas; Sonia Clark; Dave Galli, Community Banks of Colorado; Bob Provost, Elizabeth Rogge, Sunflower Bank
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.
Sandy Romero, Bechtel; Tracy Martinez, US Bank; Felicia Beltran, RE/MAX; Kerstien Zabukovic; Mandi Laver, Black Hills Energy
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.
Jim Duff, Dave Galli, Community Banks of Colorado; Sandy Romero, Bechtel
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
Beth Byrant; Jay McCoy, Xcel Energy - Comanche Station; Bob Provost; Renee Richardson, US Bank; Lucretia Robinson, YOS; Sandy Romero, Bechtel
This committee selects deserving programs to be funded by the United Way Community Impact Grant.