Board of Directors

United Way of Central Illinois is governed by leaders from the community who make up our Board of Directors. These volunteers determine policy and oversee financial and management decisions to ensure our organization operates with the highest standards of integrity.

United Way Board Chair
Kate Ward – Kerber, Eck & Braeckel LLP
Roger Austin
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly
Joe Kulek
Henson Robinson Co
Harry J. Berman
Greg Lutchka
Springfield Electric Company
Carolyn Blackwell Rabbi Barry Marks
Temple Israel
Peter Casper, Jr.
Adam McConnell
HSHS St. John’s Hospital
Ginny Conlee Dan Rayhill
Hanson Professional Services
Dr. J. Kevin Dorsey
SIU School of Medicine
Susie Rice
Lesley Frederick
Lincoln Land Community College
Heather Sarra
Tammy Gilchrese
Security Bank
Jim Sarra
Jennifer Gill
Springfield Public Schools, District 186
Robert Scott
Memorial Health System
Chris Hembrough
Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
Chris Smith
Terrance Jordan
Black Hawk Elementary School
Kate Ward
Kerber, Eck & Braeckel