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: Leigh Krehling, City of Opelika
Vice-President: Steve Pelham, Auburn University
Treasurer: Eric Canada, SouthState Bank
Assistant Treasurer:
April Herring, Auburn Bank
Secretary: Katie Kingston, Aetna
Immediate Past President: Rod Cater, Alabama Power
Campaign Chair:
Allison Blankenship, City of Auburn
Campaign Co-Chair: Stewart Mills, Global K9 Protection Group


Members at Large:

Kenneth Burton, Opelika City Schools
Bubba Copeland, City of Smiths Station
Jennifer Fincher, Community Representative
Laura Grill, East Alabama Medical Center
Richmond Gunter, Muncie & Mattson, PC
Cristen Herring, Auburn City Schools 
Lori Huguley, City of Opelika
Pres Jenkins, Rexnord
Lisa Kelley, Lee County Department of Human Resources
Sebastian Lewis, Publix
Andrea Mitchell, City of Auburn
Linda North, Southern Union State Community College
Sarah Nunnelly, East Alabama Medical Center
Jeff Shearer, Auburn University
Jessica Ventiere, Lee County District Attorney's Office