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Board & Staff


Megan Hartwick
(board secretary)
Executive Director


Board of Directors

Cory Krisher (board chair) – Store Director, Festival Foods
Kevin Paynter (board treasurer) – Collections Officer, Fort Community Credit Union
Dave Geiger – Principal, Luther Elementary School
Robin Kennedy – Vice President of Mission Advancement, Opportunities, Inc.
Penny Ardelt – Customer Service Supervisor, First Citizens State Bank 
Matt Yonke – Human Resources Manager, HUSCO International
Ben Wehmeier – County Administrator, Jefferson County
Nancy Alstad – Human Resources Director, Fort Healthcare
Lynsey Schwabrow – Chief of Institutional Research and Planning, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Lisa Caras – Marketing Manager, Jones Dairy Farm
Helen Mortazavi – Office Coordinator, Valero
Chris VanGundy – Sr. Health, Safety & Environmental Engineer, Valero

Latest Board & Staff News

The Power of Kindness & Caring

Our mission at United Way is simple – to fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our communities. And while that fight always includes things like fundraising, advocacy, marketing & PR, and relationship building, it also always...

Intern Input – Favorite Time of the Year

As the weather starts to get colder, the beauty of the season causes many of us to feel warmness in our hearts, and that is why this is my favorite time of year. For as long as I can remember, Christmas has been my absolute favorite holiday. I loved getting presents...