United Way of North Central Florida (UWNCFL) has elected new members to its Board of Directors.
UWNCFL’s new fiscal year began on July 1st and with that, new members were added to its Board of Directors.
The new members include Mary Alford of The Sustainable Design Group, Margo Cook of James Moore & Co., Ian Fletcher of the Greater Gainesville Chamber, Chris Floyd of Insight Insurance Group, Gavin Johnson of Avison Young, former County Commissioner Lee Pinkoson, attorney Evelyn Sapp and Jeff Thompson of Publix. All new members have accepted their positions and have been installed onto the Board.
“We are pleased that we have the opportunity to add so many new faces to United Way’s Board of Directors,” said UWNCFL President & CEO, Mona Gil de Gibaja. “This is an exciting opportunity for these new members to help make real change in our community.”
UWNCFL’s Board of Directors are currently in the final stages of a new strategic planning process and these new board members will have the opportunity to provide feedback before the plan is finalized, explained Gil de Gibaja.
The Chair, Vice Chair and Finance Chair of the Board of Directors, Scott Thomas, Monica McMillen and Kelly Shaer, respectively, will remain in their leadership positions on the Board.
“With these eight new members comes a variety of backgrounds, experience and new ideas to add to our strong Board of Directors,” said Chair, Scott Thomas. “We have whole-heartedly welcomed these new members and are eager to include their input in our strategic planning for the community.”
Each UWNCFL Board member makes a three-year commitment to serving and can serve two consecutive three-year terms.