Board of Directors

The ultimate responsibility and liability for the management and accountability of the United Way of Lee County rests with the members of the Board of Directors who receive guidance from the Executive Director.  Members of the Board of Directors ensure that the mission is carried forward, ensure that the organization’s finances are managed with diligence and prudence, and inspire ethical reflection and behavior in the management of United Way of Lee County.

United Way Board of Directors

President: Rod Cater, Alabama Power
Vice-President/Campaign Chair: Leigh Krehling, City of Opelika
Treasurer: Eric Canada, SouthState Bank
Secretary: Allison Blankenship, City of Auburn
Immediate Past President: Mary Roberson, Lee County Circut Clerk


Members at Large:

Kenneth Burton, Opelika City Schools
Jennifer Fincher, Community Representative
Laura Grill, East Alabama Medical Center
Richmond Gunter, Muncie & Mattson, PC
April Herring, AuburnBank
Cristen Herring, Auburn City Schools 
Pres Jenkins, Rexnord
Lisa Kelley, Lee County Department of Human Resources
Katie Kingston, Aetna
Sebastian Lewis, Publix
Stewart Mills, Global K9 Protection Group
Andrea Mitchell, City of Auburn
Linda North, Southern Union State Community College
Steve Pelham, Auburn University
Todd Scholl, The Hotel at Auburn University
Jeff Shearer, Auburn University
Jessica Ventiere, Lee County District Attorney's Office
Tricia Peterson-Young, Three-Sixty Real Estate