Board of Directors

Board of Directors holding up THANK YOU sign

2021-2022 Board of Directors group picture 8/2021




United Way of Hernando County is governed by an active and responsible governing body whose members serve (2) three-year terms, have no material conflict of interest, and serve without compensation.

United Way Worldwide Membership Requirement C states: "United Ways will have an active, responsible, and voluntary governing body, which ensures effective governance over the policies and financial resources of the organization."

2022-2023 Executive Committee

Frank Cassara
Centennial Bank

Jim Aten
Raymond James

Ashley Hofecker
Mid Florida Community Services

Eric Vanderham
Grow Financial

2022-2023 Board of Directors

Dell Barnes
Hernando Schools Parent Academy

Nikki Bell
Hernando County Parks & Recreation

Margie Burnham
Pasco Hernando State College

Dr. Donna Burdzinski
Community Advocate
Prev. Pasco Hernando State College

Samantha Carpenter
Publix #1282 Shoppes at Avalon

Valerie Ciaccio
Concierge Home Care

Sarah Duncan
Doma (previously North American Title Company)

Matt Foreman
Carter Foreman Attorneys at Law, PLLC

Misty Freeman
Bravera Health (previously Bayfront Health)

Jeremy Gallman
HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital

David Gonzalez
Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative

Judge Kristie Healis
State of Florida Fifth Judicial Circuit Court

Judy Mergal
Publix #1132 Brooksville Square

Denise M. Moloney
Hernando County Sheriff's Office

John Stratton
Hernando County School Board

Join the Board

Does serving on the United Way of Hernando County's Board of Directors spark your interest? Read more about the leadership and responsibilities of this role by clicking below. United Way's Board Development Committee recruits year-round, however the recruitment of potential membership takes place July through April each year with new terms and installations taking place annually in July.