Our Committees

Live United

Your United Way is independent and volunteer-led.

Our volunteer leadership represents strong ties to the community, providing a balance to our work and helping improve the efforts to make an impact. With the guidance of these dedicated committee members, more people in our community are able to get the help they need and access vital resources.


Executive Committee

Nick Graham, Chevron Phillips Chemical - President
Steve Daniele, Seal-Pac - Immediate past President
Matt Bolinger, GCCISD - President-elect
Deena Smith, Community Resource Credit Union - Treasurer
Jason Conley, ExxonMobil - At-large member

Staff support: Melissa Reabold


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Finance Committee

Deena Smith, Community Resource Credit Union, Treasurer
Jeffrey Bolton, Covestro
Bethany Credeur, B Credeur CPA
Rob Hill, ExxonMobil
Roy Price, Texas First Bank
Lisa Moore, Covestro
Rusty Senac, Retired
Renea Woodruff, Lee College

Staff support: Melissa Reabold
Meeting is the 3rd Tuesday at 8:00 AM.

Community Impact & Investment Committee

Kaley Smith, Coastal Gateway Health Center  – Interim- Chair
Jacob Boyd, Sterling Municipal Library
Makayla Emmons-Smith, Chambers County Public Health
Jessica DeLeon, ExxonMobil
Daryl Fontenot, Merrill Lynch
Neil Hernandez
Kyle Knight, Legacy Health
Demetrius McCall, Goose Creek CISD
Kelli Forde Spiers, Lee College
Kathy Torres, Sterling Municipal Library
Justin Williams, ExxonMobil

Staff support: Kaci Pena
Meetings on the 2nd Thursday of every month.

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Campaign Cabinet

Kendall David, GCCISD - Chair

Rusty Senac, Retired
Terry Sain, Retired
Natalia Matusz, Family First ER
Robin McDougald, Texas First Bank
Matt Bolinger, GCCISD
Lynda Villanueva, Lee College
Virginia Hubbard, Retired
Blythe Adam, Frost Bank
Angela Sanders, GCCISD
Steve Daniele, Seal-Pac

Staff Support, Jacob Ickes

Days of Caring Steering Committee

 David Lehmann, ONEOK - Committee Chair
Jeremy Stringer, ExxonMobil
Nick Graham, Chevron Phillips Chemical
Connie Tilton, ExxonMobil
Kourtney Bonzo, Sterling Municipal Library
Hunter Hakala, ExxonMobil
Jeff Benson, Covestro
James Daley, ExxonMobil
Rachel Reyes, Chevron Philips Chemical
Jobe Newman, ExxonMobil


Staff Support, Kaci Pena




Events Committee

Events Committee

Janie Cardenas
Lynne Foley
Judy Hunter
Kathy Jaeger
Sharon Johnston
Mary Litton
Rosie McKenzie
Janice Rea

Staff Support, Brittany Rodriguez

Community Engagement Committee 

This group of volunteers will be help plan United Way GBACC volunteer initiatives in the community. 

If you are interested in participating in this committee please reach out to the staff contact listed below.

Staff Support, Jacob Ickes

Audit Committee

Pete Cote, Chairman
Crystal Stevenson, Director
Katy Provost, CPA
Matt Bolinger, Vice President

Staff Support, Melissa Reabold