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Board of Directors

2018-2019 United Way Officers


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



Todd Chaput, Past President
Holiday Inn Express & Suites




Court Stanley, President-Elect
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."




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




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




Gretchen Moore, Asst. Treasurer
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



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.




Sandy Yanish, Assoc. Campaign Chair





Derek Burger, Leadership Chair
Edward Jones Investments

Doris Brumsickle, Community 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

Mary Lou Bissett, Chehalis School District
I LIVE UNITED because, "Every child deserves an opportunity to reach their potential. Working together we can help lift families out of poverty and enable children to thrive."
Christian Bruhn, Centralia College
Dianne Dorey, Lewis County Assessor
I LIVE UNITED because,"I want people in poverty in 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


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."


Teresa Loo, Port Blakely
I LIVE UNITED because, "I’m passionate about lifting families out of poverty - I think every child should have the resources of a stable environment and a caring, prosperous community so they may grow up healthy, happy and positioned to thrive."




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."