Our community

Meet our Board of Directors

Chair: Marley Melbye

Vice Chair: Nell DeBoer

Secretary: Jess Bengtson

Treasurer: Tanner Holten

  • Nicole Volker

  • Henry Fischer

  • Kolby Castillo

  • Sam Tilahun

  • Christine Anderson

  • Missy Ricord

  • Darcy Pester

  • Bridget Peterson

  • Heather Wang

  • Jeff Stripling

  • Jennifer Baker

  • Andrew Klamm

Meet our Staff

Executive Director: Elizabeth Boucher

Administrative Assistant: Becky Cymbaluk

United Way of Crookston


The role of the Board is to make policy in areas of finance, personnel, and legal issues and to provide leadership in setting the vision and developing goals for the organization. These volunteers serve for three year terms and take part in the various events throughout the fundraising campaign.

Executive Director:

The United Way Executive Director is a paid, part time position. The Executive Director acts as the liaison between the UW Board and the agencies we serve. They are ultimately responsible for the campaign and fundraising efforts. The Executive Director presents Leader training, is a Leader for the larger businesses in Crookston and generally promotes the United Way.

Office Staff:

One part time staff person is available to assist the Executive Director. Office staff is responsible for depositing, setting up all campaign packets and tracking funds received during campaign.