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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
Chair

Martin H. Anderson
Webster Bank, NA
Vice Chair

Sandra L. Rankin
Retired - IBM
Secretary

Cheryl Bakewell
Bakewell & Mulhare LLC
Treasurer
 

Keith Betts, EdD
Western Connecticut State University

George Garrett
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mary Jennings
Retired – Stamford Public Schools

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

Antonio Santiago
Naugatuck Valley Community College

Michael Shepherd
Genworth

Meera Vasudevan
Preferred Brands International

Ken Weinstein
Newtown Savings Bank

Lisa Zana
Shipman & Goodwin LLP