Board of Directors

Meet the community leaders who guide our United Way. The United Way of Marion County Board of Directors is comprised of a group of unpaid, local volunteers from across Marion County. Our board of directors provides guidance, oversight and support while partnering with staff to carry out the organization’s mission and strategic plan. 

2021-2022 Executive Committee Roster:

Commissioner Michelle Stone, Immediate Past Board Chair
Marion County Board of County Commissioners
 
Greg Harrell, Chair of the Board
Marion County Clerk of the Court and Comptroller
 
Dr. James Henningsen, Chair Elect
College of Central Florida 
 
Lauren Debick, Secretary
Marion County Public Schools
 
Rusty Branson, Treasurer
SouthState Bank
 
Erin Bus, Vice Chair Administration 
Purvis Gray and Company
 

2021-2022 United Way Board Members 

Linda Allcott
Lockheed Martin
 
Shane Alexander
Community Member
 
Chris Altobello
Florida Education Association
 
Peggy Bourne
Community Member
 
Rusty Branson
SouthState Bank
 
Erin Buss                                                   
Purvis-Gray and Company
 
Lauren Debick                                       
Marion County Public Schools
 
Gregory C.  Harrell                                   
Marion County Clerk of the Court and Comptroller                  
 
Dr. James Henningsen
College of Central Florida
 
Jared Konstanty                      
Signature Brands
 
Mark Lander                                          
Marion County Health Department
 
Rich Larkin                                            
Hilton Ocala
 
Charles McIntosh
College of Central Florida
 
William ( Bill ) Paul, Jr
Community Member
 
Lina Piedrahita
Professional Realty of Ocala
 
Kevin Sheilley                                   
Ocala CEP
 
Michelle Stone                                      
Marion County Board of County Commissioners
 
Chuck Trout                                          
Publix Grand Oaks Town Center
 
Mark Vianello                                        
Marion County Public Schools
 
David Willis, M.D.
Sabal Direct Primary Care
 
Adam Woods   
Gulf Atlantic Bank