Elisabeth Buck

Elisabeth Buck


Elisabeth.Buck@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6501

"I am privileged to lead an incredible team of professionals uniquely dedicated to our community and making life better for those who live here."


Senior Leadership Team


Renee Miller

Renée Miller

Chief Community Impact Officer

renee.miller@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6549



Melanie Campbell

Melanie Campbell

Chief Donor Engagement Officer

Melanie.Campbell@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6547



Sarah Roy

Sarah Roy

Chief Operating Officer

Sarah.Roy@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6507



Andy TeBockhorst

Andy TeBockhorst

Chief Strategic
Communications Officer

Click to email Andy TeBockhorst   (515) 246-6641




Community Impact Team

The Community Impact Team at United Way of Central Iowa is led by Renee Miller, and is made up of a broad spectrum of nonprofit and community service experts. This team works closely with volunteers, nonprofits, and many other entities to develop and carry out the community impact strategies that are the core of our work in central Iowa. From research to collaboration to execution and beyond, this dedicated group makes sure the dollars raised have the maximum positive impact on our community.



Kate Bennett

Community Impact Officer, Education

kate.bennett@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6612



Bob Brown

Building New Careers Coordinator

Bob.Brown@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6570


Diana Mata Corvera

CIRCA Case Manager 

email-1   (515) 645-6218

Juliana Dubin

Julianna Dubin

CIRCA Case Manager

Juliana@centraliowaworks.org   (515) 645-6214

Erin Drinnin

Erin Drinnin

Community Impact Officer, Health

Erin.Drinnin@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6518

Inger Hall

Inger Hall

Central Iowa HealthWorks Case Manager

email-1   (515) 645-6217


Jody Kanne

Administrative Specialist, Community Impact

Jody.Kanne@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6556


lynette kingery-1

Lynette Kingery

Executive Assistant

Lynette.Kingery@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6513


jennifer klinkhammer

Jennifer Klinkhammer

Community Investments Manager

jennifer.klinkhammer@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-2512


corinne lambert

Corinne Lambert

Community Impact Manager

Corinne.Lambert@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6542



Natalie Lynch

OpportUNITY Program Coordinator

natalie.lynch@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6529


sherice mccameySherice

2-1-1 Supervisor


Sherice.McCamey@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246 - 6636



Soneeta Mangra Dutcher

Central Iowa Works Operations Manager 

Soneeta@centraliowaworks.org   (515)243-2130


Melissa McCoy

Melissa McCoy

2-1-1 Director

m.mccoy@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6631



amy meyer

Amy Meyer

Central Iowa HealthWorks Program Manager 

amy@centraliowaworks.org   515.645.6216



Renée Miller

Chief Community Impact Officer

   Renee.Miller@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6500




Amber Ramirez

CIRCA Program Manager

amber@centraliowaworks.org   (515) 645-6212


Michelle Rich

Michelle Rich

Community Impact Officer, Income

Michelle.Rich@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6605


Marian Rueter Godwin

Research Associate

Marian.Godwin@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6581


Holly Sagar-1

Holly Sagar

Labor Liaison (VITA)

Holly.Sagar@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 326-0856


Pat Steele

Central Iowa Works Director

Pat@centraliowaworks.org   (515) 246-6205



Dave Stone

Dave Stone

Advocacy Officer

Dave.Stone@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 645-6538


Maha Swadi

CIRCA Case Manager 

Maha@centraliowaworks.org   (515) 246-6213



Jana Tanner

Pathway Navigator

Jana@centraliowaworks.org  (515) 246-6203

Terie Taylor-Wolf

Senior Research Associate

Terie.Wolf@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6549


erica tulk

Erica Tulk

Central Iowa HealthWorks Employment Specialist

Erica@CentralIowaWorks.org   (515) 645-6202


cheryl werner

Cheryl Werner

Education Coordinator

Cheryl.Werner@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6551


Donor Engagement Team

The Donor Engagement Team is made up of dedicated fundraising professionals, led by Melanie Campbell, who work to develop resources to support United Way of Central Iowa's mission to improve lives by uniting the caring power of our community, The team is responsible for all fundraising initiatives, including the Annual Campaign, Tocqueville Society, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, and Affinity Groups.

Stephanie Brockman

Donor Engagement Operations Manager

Stephanie.Brockman@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6535


Melanie Campbell

Chief Donor Engagement Officer

Melanie.Campbell@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6547


Liz Fox-Cameron

Administrative Specialist, Donor Engagement

Liz.FoxCameron@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6571


Ramona Moni Gaukel

Ramona Gaukel

Volunteer Engagement Officer

Ramona.Gaukel@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-2513

Sara Kurovski

Tocqueville Society Director

Sara.Kurovski@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-2510


Alicia Jones Hernandez

Alicia Jones

Volunteer Engagement Specialist

alicia.jones@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246 - 6207


Luke Lynch

Luke Lynch

LINC & Lead United Director

luke.lynch@unitedwaydm.org    (515) 246-2502

lynne melssen

Lynne Melssen

Director, RSVP 55+ Initiative

Lynne.Melssen@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6544




Jennifer McCullough

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer.McCullough@unitedwaydm.org   (515)246-6506

Cayala Nord

Cayla Nord

Corporate Engagement Manager

Cayla.Nord@UNITEDWAYDM.org   (515) 246-6539


Geena Staiert

Geena Staiert

Corporate Engagement Manager

geena.staiert@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-2516


Joy Talmon

Corporate Engagement

joy.talmon@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6540



Jaclyn Wulfekuhle

Women United Director

Jaclyn.Wulfekuhle@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6548



Chase Young

Education Leadership Initiative Director

Chase.Young@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6504









Business Services Team

COO Sarah Roy oversees the Business Services Team, which is responsible for financial and budget management, administration and monitoring of fundraising and pledge processing and expenditures to ensure cost-effective support of programs, managing the organization’s technology and data assets, and administration of personnel and human resource functions.

David Blair

System Administrator

   (515) 246-6617


Jay Ekstrand

Senior Accountant

Jay.Ekstrand@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-2507


Nick Elliott

Pledge Services Manager

Nick.Elliott@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6572


Deanna Ingebretsen

HR Director

Deanna.Ingebretsen@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6516

Danielle Johnson

Finance Officer

Danielle.Johnson@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6514



Stevie Johnson

Finance Associate

Stevie.Johnson@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6511



Karen Allen

Executive Assistant to the President and COO

karen.allen@unitedwaydm.org  (515) 246-6543


Mike Morrissey

Building Engineer

Mike.Morrissey@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6523


Fran O'Grady

Senior Accountant

fran.ogrady@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6515


Sarah Roy

Sarah Roy

Chief Operating Officer

Profile   sarah.roy@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6507



Kate Reed

Projects and Solutions Manager

Kate.Reed@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-2515



Shae'la Scott

Human Resources Assistant

Shaela.Scott@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6550


Adam Wildman

Data and Technology Director

Adam.Wildman@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6526


Chris Witthoft

Chris Witthoft

Front Desk & Conference Center Coordinator

Chris.Witthoft@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6545


Strategic Communications Team

The Strategic Communications Team, led by Andy TeBockhorst is in charge of all marketing, advertising, digital communications, media relations and event management to ensure consistent and effective communications to all segments of central Iowa to build awareness of the programs and initiatives we support, increase the engagement of our donors, volunteers and advocates, and tell the stories of the people in our community whom we have been fortunate to assist.

Alexis Davis

Alexis Davis

Strategic Communications Project Manager

Alexis.Davis@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6601


Sara Engelhart-1

Sara Engelhart

Strategic Communications Content and Media Manager

Sara.Engelhart@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6520


mujo ramic

Mujo Ramic

Creative Services Manager

mujo.ramic@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6580

Andy TeBockhorst

Andy TeBockhorst

Chief Strategic Communications Officer

   Andy.TeBockhorst@unitedwaydm.org   (515) 246-6641