United Ways of Texas Board of Directors

The United Ways of Texas Board of Directors is made up of volunteers from across the state, including community and business leaders, and leaders of local United Ways. The UWT board supports the work of the organization and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. Additionally, board members have demonstrated recent and/or current involvement with their respective local area United Way, i.e. donations, in-kind donations, volunteer time, and/or other types of support. UWT is honored to work with this esteemed group of individuals who continuously work to support the mission of  UWT and the system.

Chair: Kim Lubel
Public Company Board Member and Community Volunteer

Kenya Ayers-Palmore
President, Tarrant County College

Sherry Bernhoft
Retired, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Justin Crowe
Director, Hendrick Clinic, Hendrick Health System

Enda Garcia
Vice President - Member Service, Security Service Federal Credit Union

Anndrea Harris
Social Media and Marketing Specialist, City of Wichita Falls

Jenna Haviland-Alesna
Executive Director, United Way of Brazoria County

Kari Hennagin
President & CEO, United Way of Midland

Gary Henderson
President and CEO, United Way of Denton County

Catherine Hilliard
Partner and Co-owner, Hilliard Law Firm

Brian Irlbeck
Principal and Senior Vice President of Finance, Parkhill

Leah King
President and CEO, United Way of Tarrant County

Chris Martin
President & CEO, United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

Maureen McAllister
President & CEO, United Way of Orange County

Matt Melnar
Partner, Ernst & Young

Stephanie O'Banion
President & CEO, United Way of Central Texas

Judith Talavera
President & COO, American Electric Power (AEP)

Laura Vaccaro
Managing Director, Kronkosky Charitable Foundation