United Way Board of Directors

 

United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley is governed by a sixteen member Board of Directors. The board is comprised of local volunteers from both Chippewa and Eau Claire Counties. This diverse group of volunteers are representative of donors (large and small), corporations and sponsors, civic leaders and other stakeholders. The governance structure is focused on leadership, accountability and transparency. Board members must possess the following key attributes: a passion for United Way's mission and vision, a commitment to invest their time as an active member, an ability and desire to take a systemwide perspective and demonstrated commitment to his/her community.

  EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Karen Hebert  

 

Board Chair
Karen Hebert
Spectrum Insurance Group

  Dale Peters  

 

Past Board Chair
Dale Peters
City of Eau Claire

Rob Ganschow  

 

Treasurer
Rob Ganschow
Wipfli CPAs and Consultants

  Jan Hook  

 

Campaign Chair 2017
Jan Hook
Scheels (retired)

Angela Weideman  

 

Community Impact Chair
Angie Weideman
Chippewa County Dept. of Public Health

  Bruce Ommen  

 

Chair Elect
Bruce Ommen
Ayres Associates, Inc.

Jan Porath  

 

Secretary
Jan Porath
United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley

       
 
  BOARD MEMBERS
Zach Schmidtknecht  

 

Vice Chair Campaign 2018
Zach Schmidtknecht
Great Northern Corporation

     

 

 

At-Large
Mike Tzanakis
Raymond James/Fries Financial Group

   

 

2nd Vice Chair Campaign 2019
Vacant

  Lisa Bruhn  

 

At Large
Lisa Bruhn
Marshfield Clinic Health System

 

   

 

At Large
Julie Thoney
Xcel Energy

     

 

At Large
Jason Craig
Mayo Clinic Health System

             
   

 

At-Large
Monica Frederick
Royal Construction

  Heidi Taylor-Eliopoulos  

 

At-Large
Heidi Taylor-Eliopoulos
Chippewa Falls Unified School District

   

At-Large
Dick Leinenkugel
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, Inc.

     

 

 

At-Large
Heather Hunt
Wiley Law, S.C.
 
 

 

   

Emerging Leaders Advisory Council
Jamie Kane
Scheels; ex officio

     

 

 

 

 


United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley's governance structure is focused on leadership, accountability and transparency. Board members must possess the following key attributes: a passion for United Way’s mission and vision, a commitment to invest time as an active member, an ability and desire to take a system-wide perspective and demonstrated commitment to his/her community. Our Board is comprised of diverse volunteers who are representative of donors (large and small), corporations and sponsors, civic leaders and other stakeholders.