Our staff and volunteers live our mission to unite the community to achieve measurable results and change lives every day. Together, we are The Power of Many. Working for All.

2024 Board of Directors

The Board is comprised of key community stakeholders who volunteer their time and talent to provide leadership and strategic governance to increase economic stability and decrease racial disparity in all our work.

The Board works with staff and over 60 volunteer committees to establish our goals and monitor our results to achieve equitable outcomes in education, financial stability and health – and ensures we are deploying our resources in the most effective, efficient way.

The Board upholds the organization’s commitment to a diverse staff and volunteer structure that reflects the broader Dane County community.

Board Chair

Paul Kundert

UW Credit Union

President & CEO

Renee Moe

United Way of Dane County

Jane F. (Ginger) Zimmerman, Vice Chair
Murphy Desmond S.C.

Tim Ryan, Treasurer
Lake Ridge Bank

Karen Timberlake, Secretary
Children’s Wisconsin

Chief Shon Barnes
City of Madison Police Department

Larry Barton

Nolan Brown

Bryan Chan
SupraNet Communications, Inc.

Robert Durian
Alliant Energy

Dave Florin

Noel Gallagher
Laborers Local 464

Claiborne Hill
SEIU Wisconsin

Dr. Silvia Jackson
Wisconsin nonprofit agencies

Jeff Keebler
Madison Gas and Electric Company

Mark Koehl
Community Leader

Sean LaBorde
M3 Insurance

Barbara McKinney
Community Leader

Hon. Rev. Everett Mitchell
Dane County Circuit Court

Rachel Neill
Carex Consulting Group

Dr. Corinda Rainey-Moore
UnityPoint Health-Meriter

Jay Sekelsky
Zermatt Investors, LLC

Kim Sponem
Summit Credit Union

Adam Stevenson
UW-Madison Law School

Gisèle Sutherland
BMO Financial Group

David Sweitzer

Pete Vogel
Vogel Bros. Building Co.

Derek Wallace
County of Dane/AFSCME Local 720

Jesi Wang
MetaStar, Inc.

Bill Westrate
American Family Insurance

Krissy Wick
Madison Public Library System

Agency Representatives

Lisa M. Peyton
The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness

Scott Strong
RISE Wisconsin

Leadership Team

Renee Moe
President & CEO

For inquiries, please contact:Cathryn-Eve Halmay,
Executive Assistant/Communications(608) 246-4361cathryn-eve.halmay@uwdc.org

Jody Bartnick
Vice President, Community Impact
(608) 246-4353

Karen Soraya Burch
Vice President, Community Engagement & Marketing
(608) 246-4366

Justin Hardy
Vice President, Resource Development

Deirdre “Dede” Morgan
Director, Human Resources
(608) 246-5490

Nick Wood
CFO/Vice President, Finance & Administration
(608) 246-4397