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|
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|
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|
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|