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Public Relations Committee

The Public Relations Committee is responsible for planning and promoting United Way of Mercer County’s annual special events.  The committee meets regularly to develop its marketing strategies to advertise United Way of Mercer County’s name and reputation.

Janice Schwanbeck, Chairperson
Tammy Calderwood Vince Cardamon Chris Craig
Stephanie Gantz Greg Koch Thom Kwolek
Gregg McCandless Kevin McDermott Brendon Radcliffe
Karen Reed Brian Wallace Mike Zaborowski

2017 Allocation Committee

The Allocation Committee is charged with determining what funding levels are appropriate to meet the operating needs of participating agency     programs.  The dynamics of this function are affected by the number of agencies, quality of services provided, program and facility expansion, needs of the community and fiscal responsibility.  Comprised of community   members representing all walks of life, the allocation panels meet during the first three months of each year to consider requests and appeals from affiliated agencies.

Angela Palumbo, Chairperson
Tracy Schliep Amy Howson Janice Schwanbeck
Lisa Oliver Jayne Kornbau Tammy Calderwood
Bill Gathers Lonnie McFall Mark Malcomson
Sheila Yatsko Vince Cardamon Mark Ferrera
Lora Adams-King Martin Black Sandi Carangi
Lisa Reeves Bertin Kim Anglin Lisa DiMuccio-Zgela
Carmella Ansinger Thom Kwolek Michelle Bryan
Liz Izenas Dom Vadala Joni Murray
Alyson Fisher Ashleigh Jamison Jeff Wallace
Gina Beach Randy Beck Jaime Reynolds
Brian Nespor Jim Lowry Chris Burger
Rich Vetica Karen Piccirilli Kate Gabriel
Karen Reed

Planning Committee

The Planning Committee reviews all new agency applications for United Way of Mercer County funding or venture grant approval. This group has also taken responsibility for  United Way of Mercer County’s three-year strategic plan that was voted on and approved  during an October 2012 summit of board members and campaign cabinet personnel.

Stephanie Gantz, Chairperson
Lora Adams-King Kate Aiken Kim Anglin Randy Beck
Dan Bell Chris Bellas Jim Bird April Brown
Mike Calla Kristan Carroll Gary Cervone Shannon Curry
Jason DeJulia Brad Ferko Mark Ferrara Bill Dodd
Ron Errett David Foley David Foradori Joe Flecher
Cheryl Goldstone Brad Gosser George Garrow Bill Gathers
Mickey Gula Kim Zippie Michael Wright Kavon Wright
Tom Hawkins Kristin Hope Erin Houston Tim Jablon
Tracey Johnson Greg Koledin Laura Leskovac Tammy Lininger
Nannette Livadas Frank Luciani Gregg McCandless Joe Montone
Joseph Neuch Donna Newsom Angela Palumbo Holly Patterson
Scott Patton Bob Piccirilli Robin Pundzak Tracey Reiser
Rick Rossi Emily Rowe Sandy Scarmack Jason Shank
Sarah Stafford Robert States Marty Taylor Chuck Wallace
Tamara    Welker Lori Weston Buddy White Pat Woodings

Building & Grounds Committee

The Building & Grounds Committee ensures that properties owned by United Way of Mercer County are maintained for safety and aesthetics.  They gather bids for repairs, monitor the sites, and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Dom Vadala, Chairperson
Brad Gosser Mark Ferrara
 Lonnie McFall  Angela Palumbo

2-1-1 Public Policy Committee

United Way of Mercer County’s Public Policy Committee serves to assist the Board of Directors in identifying, evaluating and monitoring social and political trends, issues and concerns that impact the overall mission of advancing the common good and improving the lives of those most vulnerable; specifically in the areas of education, income and health.

Ken Ammann Dom Vadala

Personnel/Nominating Committee

This committee reviews potential board members and key staff members. They are also responsible for HR functions and updates to all organizational policies.

Gina Beach, Chairperson
Mark Ferrara Brad Gosser
Angela Palumbo Dom Vadala

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee reviews United Way of Mercer County’s financial statements, monitors UWMC’s investments, reviews external and internal auditing systems, assists in Campaign counts, and assists the Executive Director in the budgeting process.

Brian Nespor, Chairperson
Mark Ferrara Brad Gosser