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.


Kendall Camuti, Jr.
Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

Matt Carrado
Frederick Police Department

Elizabeth DeRose*
Board Secretary
Frederick Community College

Mary Ellis*
Governance Committee Chair
Retired Non-Profit Executive

Keith Harris*
Vice Chairman of the Board
Advocacy Committee Chair

Frederick County Public Schools

Lt. Col. Sharon D. Jacko*
Chairman of the Board
USMC, Retired

Adam Kreisher
Resource Development Committee Co-Chair
M&T Bank

Eric Louérs-Phillips
Frederick County Public Schools

Michael McLane Jr.*
Immediate Past Chairman of the Board
Frederick Health

Austin L. Pearre
Resource Development Committee Co-Chair
Woodsboro Bank

Jim Racheff*
Board Treasurer
The ParVit Company

Gayon Sampson
Office of The Mayor

Joy Schaefer*
Frederick County Government

Sophie Smith
Platinum PR

Kristen Snow

*Executive Committee Member