United Way of El Paso County Welcomes New Board Members and Officers

2012-2013 BoardDuring the United Way of El Paso County’s Annual Meeting of the members, held at the Marriott Hotel on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, ten individuals were elected to serve on the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is community leaders responsible for the governance of the organization including its mission, policies, and strategic planning.

Newly elected board members are:

  • Janet Aguilar, Wells Fargo Insurance
  • Analisa Cordova,  Loretto Academy and President of the United Way Young Leaders Society
  • Juan De La Torre, International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Dr. Junius Gonzalez, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Crystal Long, GECU
  • Rosemary Marin, Scott Hulse PC Attorneys at Law
  • Bob Moore, El Paso Times
  • Marcela Navarette, El Paso Water Utilities
  • John Quinn, Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold
  • Mitzi Shannon, Kemp Smith LLP

Seven current board members were also reelected to the board. Those members are:

  • Irma Bocanegra, AT&T
  • Edmundo Castañeda, Sierra Medical Center
  • Dr. Blanca E. Enriquez, Region 19 Headstart
  • Gary Hedrick, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Paige Mandell, KVIA-TV
  • Terence McGreehan, ADP, El Paso Solutions Center
  • Robert Stull, University of Texas at El Paso

Immediately following the Annual Meeting, new officers were elected at the Annual Meeting of the Board.  They are:

  • Chair of the Board – Victor Nevarez, Western Refining
  • Chairman Elect – Janet Aguilar, Wells Fargo Insurance
  • Secretary – Shannon Osborne, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Treasurer – Steve Busser, El Paso Electric Company
  • Vice Chair, Resource Development – Edmundo Castañeda, Sierra Medical Center
  • Immediate Past Chair – Gary Hedrick, University of Texas at El Paso

“We are proud to welcome these outstanding El Pasoans to our board, said Victor Nevarez, United Way of El Paso County 2012-2013 Board Chair.  “Their commitment to enhance our organization’s efforts in Education, Basic Needs and Income will be invaluable.”  “The stature of United Way of El Paso County’s Board of Directors is a reflection of the United Way’s importance to our community,” continued Mr. Nevarez.

For a complete listing of the United Way Board of Directors, please visit the United Way website at www.unitedwayelpaso.org or contact Jason Brewer, VP, Marketing and Community Building for United Way of El Paso County at 533-2434 ext. 236.

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