Board of Directors

United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties is so thankful for the time, expertise, and knowledge given by our 2022-2023 Board of Directors, community members who generously give their time and hearts to the community through serving on our Board.


 

 

Michael O’Brien

President 

Executive Board Committee

Midland States Bank

 

Sarah Marion

President-Elect

Executive Board Committee 

Village of Manteno Chamber of Commerce

Kathy Peterson

Secretary 

Executive Board Committee

Ascension St. Mary Hospital

Mileen Joines

Treasurer

Executive Board Committee 

Geoffrey Johns & Associates 

Kyle Benoit

Past President 

Executive Board Committee

Riverside Healthcare 

Larry Burton

Thirvent Financial

Adam Elroy

Edward Jones

Nicole Gavin

Visit Kankakee County

 

Kevin Hack

Riverside Healthcare

 

Kris Harms

ITW Zip-Pak

 

Jasmyne Humble

County of Kankakee

 

John Keigher

Retired

 

Jacob Knox

Milner Media

Amanda Martinez

 

Peggy Sue Munday

County Board Member

 

Monica Pizano

RE/MAX Prestige Homes

 

Dr. Amber Residori 

Olivet Nazarene University

 

Sarah Viall

Prudential 

 

Kent Wade

Lift with Ambition LLC

 

Dr. Genevra Walters

Kankakee School District 111

 

 

We're looking for new Board Members! 

United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors. Board members serve for a three-year term.  Those nominated are expected to have a commitment to Kankakee and Iroquois Counties and a desire to build community partnerships and mobilize resources to address complex community problems. 

Board member responsibilities include participation in monthly meetings, committees, and special events; evaluation of funding allocations; and active support for the organization.

United Way works to improve the health, education, and financial stability of individuals and families. The Board assesses community needs, solicits funds, and determines priorities for the allocation of funds. 

Those interested may contact the Executive Director, Kerstin Rust, by email at info@myunitedway.org for more information.