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Board of Directors & Staff

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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 10AM-12:00 PM.

 

Board of Directors

Lori Mattfeld
President

Employer: United Community Bank
Term: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Committee: Finance and Audit

 

Jeff Drake
Incoming President

Employer: Battle Lake Public Schools
Term:  2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Committee: Governance

 

Mick Siems
Treasurer
Employer: Mill Street Residence/Lake Region Healthcare
Term: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Committee: Finance & Audit

 

Dianne Beckman
Secretary
Employer: Retired
Term: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,2017, 2018
Committee:  Marketing & Publicity

 

Pastor Tom Peterson
Employer: Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Term: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Committee:  Community Investment

 

Jen Hendrickson
Employer: Perham-Dent Public Schools
Term: 2016, 2017,2018
Committee: Personnel & Management

 

Diane Thorson
Employer: Otter Tail County Public Health
Term: 2016,2017, 2018
Committee:  Community Investment

 

Barbara Axness
Employer: Pelican Valley Health Center
Term: 2016, 2017,2018
Committee: Personnel & Management

 

Randy Kempfer
Employer: InVision Eyecare
Term:  2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Committee: Finance & Audit

 

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

 

Jackie Hendrickson
Employer: StoneL
Term: 2017,2018, 2019
Committee: Finance & Audit

 

Brent Frazier
Employer: City of Pelican Rapids
Term: 2017,2018, 2019
Committee: Governance

 

Marilyn Twete
Employer: Retired
Term: 2017,2018, 2019
Committee: Marketing & Publicity

 

Jason Hastings
Employer: Hastings Law Firm
Term: 2018,2019, 2020
Committee: Governance

 

Diane Hanson
Employer: Bell Bank - Pelican Rapids
Term: 2018,2019, 2020
Committee:  Resource Development

 

Sara Hanson
Employer: Shearer's Snacks
Term: 2018,2019, 2020
Committee: Resource Development

 

Jose Alba
Employer: Tri-County Health Care
Term: 2018,2019, 2020
Committee: Governance

 

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

 

Staff

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Mary Phillipe
Executive Director

Email address: mphillipeuwow@prtel.com

 

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Meghana Anderson
Executive Assistant & Internal Program Coordinator

Email address: mandersonuwow@prtel.com

 

 

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Marsha Erickson
Resource Development Director & Otter Tail County Early Childhood Initiative Coordinator

Email address: mericksonuwow@prtel.com

 

 

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Alison Francis
Volunteer & Events Coordinator

Email address: uwotw.alison@gmail.com