Board of Directors

Board & Staff


United Way of West Ellis County's Board of Directors is fiscally responsible for the organization budget, active in planning and support of fund raising activities and legally responsible for establishing and implementing policies and programs.

Community leaders on our Board meet monthly with staff members. Potential Board members are nominated (self-nominations accepted) and reviewed by the Board Development Committee. The committee submits its recommendations to the full Board, which votes on each nomination. If you are interested in becoming a Board Member of United Way of West Ellis County please contact Jamie McNulty at (972) 723-7520  or



Lee Auvenshine, Chair Waxahachie ISD 

Rennae de Freitas, Vice-Chair SAGU

Clint Almand, Treasurer Citizens National Bank

Stacia Ellis, Secretary Solar Turbines

Kevin Kosoris, At-Large Wray, Willett & Stoffer, PLLC



  • Yasmin Barnes, Infor
  • Chuck Beatty, City of Waxahachie
  • Bruce Glaves, HEB
  • Chelsea Groomer, Life Schools
  • Curtis Hughes, Midlothian Police Dept
  • Julissa Martinez, Martinez Attorney at Law
  • Megan Murphy, Gerdau
  • Dominic Nunn, QuikTrip Distribution Center
  • Samantha Pickett, Ellis County Emergency Preparedness
  • Justin Pond, Baylor Scott & White
  • Jeannette Underwood, Navarro College
  • Aaron Zielke, Target Distribution Center