SIDNEY — Two dedicated Shelby County United Way Board of Directors will be completing their terms at the end of December. Gary Reed and Randy Rose will both be leaving the board.
“We are losing two very engaged and dedicated members of our board. They are very passionate about our community and the role the Shelby County United Way plays to make a positive impactful change,” said Executive Director Scott Barr.
During their terms, they provided oversight of partner agencies and special project recipients, the implementation of the Impact Program, strategic planning and implementation of the collaborative afterschool program at the Salvation Army, and the implementation of Imagination Library.
“I appreciate the time and talents they provided the United Way during their term and thank them for the support they provided me and the United Way staff,” said Barr.
Gary Reed, a retired school administrator, chaired and served on the Special Projects committee and on the Community Initiatives committee. He also served as an allocations team member for Strengthening Families and Individuals and Caring for People in Crisis. Reed previously served on the board from 1984-1989 and chaired the Annual Campaign in 1985.
Randy Rose, retired from Emerson Climate Technologies, served as an allocations team member for Strengthening Families and Individuals and served on the Special Projects, Community Initiatives and Marketing Committee. Rose was an Executive Committee Board Member serving as 2nd Vice Chair, Board President, and Immediate Past President. He also served as the Large Manufacturing Chair during the 2011 and 2012 Annual Campaign.