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United Way names officers for 2012 board of directors



United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) has announced its 2012 board of directors and officers including Curtis McElwee, manager plant accounting at NV Energy, as board chair. Other 2012 officers elected include: vice chair Mendy Elliott, Forte’ LLP; Treasurer Rick Gorman, Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority; Secretary Shera Alberti-Annunzio, assistant director of professional development and certificate programs liaison at the University of Nevada; and Karen Barsell, chief executive officer and president of UWNNS.

Other UWNNS board members who have been elected include: Mary-Ann Andrews- Merritt, vice president of operation/business development for Sage International, Inc.; Vaughna Bendickson, vice president/ Nevada learning and sales development manager Desert Mountain region at Wells Fargo; Chris Bosse, government relations officer for Renown Health; Nancy Brown, senior manager of community development at Charles Schwab Bank; Ann Campbell, center manager for JCPenney Logistics Center; Mitch Cohen, district manager for U.S. Bank; Larry DeVincenzi, creative marketing consultant at SmartBrand; Bonnie Drinkwater, Esq., Drinkwater Law Offices; Paul Dugan, former Washoe County School District superintendent; Christopher Good, director of neighborhood services at the City of Reno; Robert B. Grubic, senior vice president and client manager for Bank of America; Tom Karls, division manager at UPS; Dr. Heath E. Morrison, superintendent of Washoe County School District; Tom Pfoh, pricing systems leader at GE Energy; and Kris Wells, area manager, external affairs for AT&T.

About United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra

The foundation that nurtures and supports healthy lives is made up of three, interconnected ‘building blocks’ – education, financial stability and health. United Way is ideally suited to create positive, lasting change by addressing all three areas as one – through proper expertise, capacity and relationships. Join us! Bring your passion, knowledge and resources to get things done all across our community. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when a neighborhood turns around and when workers have solid jobs. For more information, call 775-322-8668 or visit www.uwnns.org.

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