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United Way of Frederick County's Board of Directors is a distinguished group of leaders whose strategic decision-making and guidance steer the organization. Board members are recruited from across the Frederick County community who bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done. The commitment of United Way of Frederick County's Board of Directors is their commitment of time, talent and treasure in support of the organization's mission.


Michael McLane
Board Chair
Frederick Health Hospital

Joy Schaefer
Immediate Past Board Chair
Frederick County Board of Education

Sharon Jacko
Board Vice Chair
Community Volunteer

Kendall Cumati
Miles & Stockbridge

Jim Racheff
The PartVit Company

Mary Ellis
Chair, Governance Committee
Community Volunteer

Katie Nash
Chair, Community Impact Committee
Greater Good Maryland and NVR Associates


Austin L. Pearre
Woodsboro Bank

Dani Gurrie
Manning Media, Inc.

Danny Vasquez
Plamondon Hospitality Partners

Eric Struntz
Bank of America

Gordon Cooley
Community Volunteer

Jim Sears
Potomac Edison

Kathy Schultze
State Farm Insurance

Keith Harris
Frederick County Public Schools

Martha Gurzik
Asbury Communities, Inc.

Robin McConaughey
Community Volunteer