United Way of Delaware (UWDE) recently elected eight new members to its board of directors, including Delaware business, academic and cultural leaders and the first representative from Salem County, New Jersey, which is now part of United Way of Delaware’s service area.
The board of directors sets policy and provides oversight and guidance for UWDE, which is one of only two statewide United Ways in the country. The board recently adopted a five-year strategy called Living United 2024, which targets improvements in third-grade reading proficiency, college and career readiness for middle and high school students and financial stability and empowerment for individuals and families.
The following individuals were elected to two-year terms on the UWDE board of directors, effective June 13, 2019:
- Betsy Amoroso – Senior Director of Corporate Communications, Mannington Mills (Salem, NJ)
- Dusty Blakey, Ed.D. – Superintendent, Colonial School District
- Karen Yeatman Browne – Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Christiana Care Health System
- Jamie Clarke – Executive Director, Value-Based Care, Nemours Children’s Health System
- Liz David – Project Management Leader, Performance Solutions Division, W.L. Gore & Associates
- Gregory Lloyd Morris – Chief Creative Director, The Morris Project
- Michele Schiavoni – Director, External Relations & Marketing, Delaware Prosperity Partnership
- Kathleen A. Shelton, Ph.D. – Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, FMC Corporation