United Way of Central Georgia Announces New Members to Board of Trustees
Monday, June 29th, 2020
United Way of Central Georgia is pleased to announce six new members to its Board of Trustees:
Shane Buerster, Founder & CEO, Z Beans Coffee
Mike Napier, President, TruckingExpert.com, Inc.
Vicki Riehl, Retired, Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company
Walon Smith, President, Hunt Miller Insurance Agency
Brian Solheim, Plant Manager, Irving Tissue
Lesli Underwood, Mercer University
“We are thrilled to add these six new talented and professional individuals to our growing board of directors,” said George McCanless, President & CEO of United Way of Central Georgia. “They all have a profound passion for United Way’s mission and our transformational work to enhance the lives of all residents here in Central Georgia. I am honored to work alongside them as board members.”
The major leadership roles of United Way of Central Georgia’s board of trustees include visioning, direction setting for the organization and ensuring results. The board represents United Way in the community, brings the public voice to the organization’s decision-making, and is charged with stewardship and accountability to maintain the trust of the community. United Way of Central Georgia is committed to disrupting the cycle of family poverty to create a stronger community where everyone has access to a quality education, a sustainable income, better health and stable housing—the building blocks for a good life.
United Way of Central Georgia is a leading funder of health and human service organizations that have a measurable impact in fourteen Central Georgia counties and impact the lives of one in four local people annually. The annual campaign supports 43 programs along with 29 program partners. United Way initiatives include READ UNITED, MISSION UNITED, PINK PROMISE UNITED, RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities), Familywize, FIRST STEPS, myfreetaxes.com, Volunteer UNITED, The Merrie Christmas Project and Parents as Teachers. United Way of Central Georgia also funds a free, confidential seven-days a week, 24-hours a day information and referral line serving all of Central Georgia. Dial 2-1-1 to find or give help. For more information about what United Way of Central Georgia is doing in the community, visit www.unitedwaycg.org.
For more information about what United Way of Central Georgia is doing in the community, visit www.unitedwaycg.org.