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Board of Directors

United Way of Western Connecticut is overseen by a Board of Directors comprised of members from each community--Southern Litchfield County, Northern Fairfield County and Stamford--that provide expertise and perspective on a regional level.

Board of Directors

Cynthia Merkle
Union Savings Bank

Martin H. Anderson
Webster Bank, NA
Vice Chair

Sandra L. Rankin
Retired - IBM

Cheryl Bakewell
Bakewell & Mulhare LLC

Keith Betts, EdD
Western Connecticut State University

William S. Callion
Retired - IBM

George Garrett
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mary Jennings

Kurosh L. Marjani
Wofsey, Rosen, Kweskin & Kuriansky, LLP

Antonio Santiago
Naugatuck Valley Community College

Michael Shepherd

Rick Tanner
Mountain Valley Spring Water Co.

Meera Vasudevan
Preferred Brands International

Ken Weinstein
Newtown Savings Bank

Dudley Williams

Lisa Zana
Shipman & Goodwin LLP