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Board of Directors

2019-2020 United Way Officers


Court Stanley, President
Port Blakely
I LIVE UNITED because, "I believe that all children have a right to achieve their dreams and it’s difficult to do when a family can only focus on how to feed and shelter the child."




Angie Brown, Past President
Lewis County Title Company
I LIVE UNITED because, "Every kid should know no boundaries of what they can accomplish if someone believes in them."




Gretchen Moore, Vice President
Pacific Mobile Structures, Inc.
I LIVE UNITED because, "I am passionate about lifting families out of poverty; I want to make a positive impact in my community and help those in need."





Richard DeBolt, Secretary
NW Innovation Works | Cascade Trader
I LIVE UNITED because, " United Way is an action-organization that has real results for people in my community."





Donna Olson, Treasurer
Lewis County Community Development - retired
I LIVE UNITED because, "I want to be part of the solution!"





Todd Chaput, Officer-At-Large
Holiday Inn Express & Suites

I LIVE UNITED because, " I like working with an organization focused on bringing groups together towards a common goal; working together - UNITED."





Christian Bruhn, Officer-At-Large
Centralia College
I LIVE UNITED because, "United Way is dedicated to helping struggling families become self-sufficient so they can thrive."




Lynn Braun, Resource Development Chair
Cardinal FG
I LIVE UNITED because, "I want to make a difference in the lives of those living around me.”




Derek Burger, Major Gifts Chair
Edward Jones Investments

I LIVE UNITED because, "I care about my community."



Doris Brumsickle, Community Impact/Investment Chair
Centralia College Trustee
I LIVE UNITED because, "Each family lifted out of poverty means that family has increased possibilities for success.  We all win!"
Board Members
Dianne Dorey, Lewis County Assessor
I LIVE UNITED because,"I want Lewis County to be the place where people get decent jobs, better health services, security against crime and physical violence, and freedom and opportunities to participate in community activities.​"


John Elmore, Centralia Community Member
"Helping our community, united, to create solutions that impact lives is why I LIVE UNITED."





Amy Howlett, Campaign Chair
Security State Bank
I LIVE UNITED because, "
Every day I witness individuals and families suffering in their daily struggles. I want to be a part of what changes that and I am confident that we as a community can bind together to offer direction and support."



Brandon Johnson, SCJ Alliance
I LIVE UNITED because, "Long working hours, tight family finances and the daily struggles that poverty creates makes it hard for children to dream of a better life. Breaking out of poverty starts with the confidence to believe in yourself and requires the support to help make those dreams a reality."






Mary Catherine McAleer, Weyerhaeuser
I LIVE UNITED because, "we all know someone experiencing intergenerational poverty. We can do more to break the cycle working together than we can do alone."






Sue Muller, Lewis PUD - Retired
I LIVE UNITED because, "A different world cannot be built by indifferent people” is a quote that resonates with United Way’s mission to work to improve the quality of life in our community. I want to be part of the solution."





Gerda Stafford
Providence Centralia Hospital
I LIVE UNITED because, "I want to give back to my community."





Dr. Richard Stride, Cascade Mental Health Care
I LIVE UNITED because, "I want to make a difference in lives of people in my corner of the world (Lewis County)."





Michael Wagar, The Chronicle/Lafromboise Communications
I LIVE UNITED because, "I believe the more you give the more you receive in return, and the United Way of Lewis County — with its mission of easing the generational poverty in our area — is poised to make a real difference in the lives of so many individuals and families.”





Sandy Yanish, TransAlta
I LIVE UNITED because, "together we can make a greater impact."