Our Board 


United Way of Northwest Arkansas’ Board of Directors is a distinguished group of leaders whose strategic decision-making and guidance steer the organization. We set significant and measurable goals and hold ourselves accountable to you and to our board.

 Executive Committee.

Joe Lloyd

Chairman of the Board


Missy Cole

Board Secretary

City of Fayetteville|

Kent Williamson

Board Treasurer & Finance and Audit Committee Chair


Dr. Kim Needy

Community Impact Chair

University of Arkansas

Helena Gadison

Resource Development Chair

Conair Corporation

 Board Members at Large.

Chad Chance

The Point Financial Group

Dr. Andrew Thompson

First United Methodist Church

Dr. Megan Slocum

Fayetteville Public Schools

Tracy Harlow


Betsy Smyth

Legacy Bank

Mark Ryan


Kathleen Trotter

Krysalis Consulting 

David Vaden


Mike Baker

United Parcel Service

Wes Ashton

Black Hills Energy

 Our Campaign Cabinet.

Jason Bramlett

Friday, Eldredge & Clark LLP

Dr. John L. Colbert

Fayetteville Public Schools

Lela Davidson

Saatchi & Saatchi X

Nicole Foote

Kellogg’s Company

Krissy Glass


Peter Glenn


Beth Nichols

Kellogg's Company

Lanelle Owens


Ryan Patterson


Curtis SMith

St. James Missionary Baptist Church

Jason Suel

KNWA/Fox 24

Tina Winham

Spin Master