Board of Directors

United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties is so thankful for the time, expertise, and knowledge given by our 2023-2024 Board of Directors, community members who generously give their time and hearts to the community through serving on our Board.



Michael O’Brien

Interim President 

Executive Board Committee

Midland States Bank


Larry Burton


Executive Board Committee 

Thirvent Financial

Sarah Viall


Executive Board Committee

Peoples Bank

Nicole Gavin


Executive Board Committee 

Visit Kankakee County

Abner Garcia-Delgado

CSL Behring

Adam Elroy

Edward Jones

Amanda Martinez

Development Chair

Fisher Powers Group - Coldwell Banker

Alexandra Henshaw

Ascension Saint Mary

Amy Zabel

Olivet Nazarene University

Jakob Knox

Village of Manteno | Manteno Chamber of Commerce

Jasmyne Humble

County of Kankakee

John Keigher

Top Fox Snacks

Kent Wade

Lift with Ambition LLC

Kevin Hack

Riverside Healthcare

Meredith Purcell


Peggy Sue Munday

County Board Member

Tami Galbreath

Women United Chair

AHF Products


United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties accepts 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 by email at for more information.