Board of Directors & Staff

About the Board

United Way of Otter Tail & Wadena Counties' board is an independently operated board comprised of volunteers and community leaders throughout Otter Tail & Wadena Counties. Board terms are three (3) years in length and can be renewed for another three years. If you are a community leader and feel like you exemplify what it means to "LIVE UNITED", give our office a call.

Meetings

United Way of Otter Tail & Wadena Counties Board of Directors meets the third Wednesday of every month except for June, July and September from 9AM-11:00 AM.

Board of Directors

carolyn  Carolyn Glesne
  President
  Employer: Retired
  Term:  2019, 2020, 2021
  Committee: Governance / Community Investment

 

jackie  Jackie Hendrickson
  Past President
  Employer: StoneL
  Term: 2017,2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  Committee: Governance

 

timkelly  Tim Kelly
  Treasurer
  Employer: St. William's Living Center
  Term: 2015, 2019, 2020, 2021
  Committee: Finance & Audit

 

Diane  Diane Thorson
  Secretary

  Employer: Retired
  Term: 2016,2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  Committee:  Community Investment

 

jeff  Jeff Drake
  Employer: Fergus Falls Public Schools
  Term: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  Committee: Governance

 

Gary  Gary Sellman
  Employer: Mid Central Federal Savings Bank
  Term: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  Committee:  Finance & Audit

 

Sadie Christiansen
Employer: Tri-County Health Care
Term: 2020, 2021, 2022
Committee:  Personnel & Management

 

Pat  Pat Sjolie
  Employer: Perham Health
  Term: 2020, 2021
  Committee:  Community Investment

 

Casey  Casey Ward
  Employer: Good Samaritan Society
  Term:  2020, 2021, 2022
  Committee: Finance & Audit

 

ryan  Ryan Jacobson
  Employer: Thrivent Financial
  Term: 2021, 2022, 2023
  Committee:  Resource Development & Marketing  

 

Darren  Darren Kern
  Employer: Battle Lake Public Schools
  Term: 2021, 2022, 2023
  Committee:  Personnel & Management

 

Sue  Sue Tysdal
  Employer: Luminate Home Loans
  Term: 2021, 2022, 2023
  Committee:  Resource Development & Marketing

 

JoAnn  JoAnn Thompson
  Employer: Otter Tail Power Company
  Term: 2018,2019, 2020, 2021
  Committee: Personnel & Management

 

Staff

Mary Phillipe
Executive Director

Email address: mphillipe@uwotw.org

 

Meghana Anderson
Executive Assistant & Internal Program Coordinator

Email address: manderson@uwotw.org

 

 

 

Summer Hammond
Perham & Wadena Area Coordinator

Email address: shammond@uwotw.org