Staff & Board of Directors

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The Heartland United Way is governed by a Board of Directors that meets once a month to ensure the organization is fulfilling its mission of advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. The board consists of 28 members from the communities Heartland United Way serves including Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties. Each volunteer board member is nominated for and elected to the position. Board members each serve 2-3 year terms. The Heartland United Way office is operated by five full-time and one part-time staff members.

Staff

To contact the Heartland United Way staff, please call the office at (308) 382-2675
President & Chief Professional Officer
Director of Finance
Campaign and Community Investment Specialist
Development Director
Public Relations & Volunteer Coordinator
AmeriCorps VISTA Member
 

Board Members

  • Brad Bell, Great Western Bank
  • Mary Berlie, Executive Vice President at Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation
  • Layla Crow, Ty Benton State Farm Insurance
  • Kevin Cunningham, Wells Fargo
  • Kathy Eihusen, Community Volunteer
  • Jill Fargo, Global Industries
  • Mark Gloor, Retired Teacher and Community Volunteer
  • Joe Grabowski, Pathway Bank, Cairo
  • Diana Hast, US Bank
  • Kelly Henry, Community Volunteer (2nd Vice Chair)
  • Vince Hernandez, Community Volunteer
  • Wade Jarvi, Contryman Associates, P.C.(Treasurer & Ethics Officer - See below)
  • Arlan Johnson, Howard County Medical Center
  • Justin Johnson, Community Volunteer
  • Jayne Mann, Owner, Wortman Enterprises and Hamilton Co. UW Campaign Chair
  • Mark Moravec, Chief Industries
  • Jenny Pokorney, Assistant Director at Principal Financial Group
  • Todd Price, Ryder, Rosacker, McCue & Huston (Vice Chair)
  • Jodi Rauert, Trust Officer at First National Bank
  • Mike Schaefer, CHN Industrial
  • Cory Schmidt, City of Grand Island
  • Dawn Taylor, Eakes Office Plus
  • Shane Thorell, Edward Jones - Aurora
  • Thomas Walker, Central Community College
  • Cori Waters, Waters Family Dentistry
  • Rob Winter, Grand Island Public Schools
  • Shane Wissman, Five Points Bank

STRATEGIC PLANNING
Ron Depué

Whistleblower Policy
The Whistleblower Policy is intended to encourage and enable employees and others to raise serious concerns within the Heartland United Way prior to seeking resolution outside the organization without fear of retaliation.  The Code of Ethics addresses the Heartland United Way’s open door policy and suggests that employees share their questions, concerns, suggestions or complaints with someone who can address them properly. The Heartland United Way’s Ethics Officer (Board Treasurer) is responsible for investigating and resolving all reported complaints and allegations concerning violations of the Code of Ethics and, at his/her discretion, shall advise the President of the Heartland United Way and/or the Finance Committee.  The current Ethics Officer is Wade Jarvi (wjarvi@capc.com). See the full Whistleblower Policy here.