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 Kasey Cheshier at (972) 723-7520  or



Alfred Vega, Chair Community National Bank

Lee Auvenshine, Vice-Chair Waxahachie ISD

Clint Almand, Treasurer Citizens National Bank

Stacia Ellis, Secretary Solar Turbines

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



  • Chuck Beatty, City of Waxahachie
  • Rennae de Freitas, SAGU
  • Bruce Glaves, HEB
  • Chelsea Groomer, Life Schools
  • Curtis Hughes, Midlothian Police Dept
  • Davis Lewis, Navarro College
  • Julissa Martinez, Martinez Attorney at Law
  • Megan Murphy, Gerdau
  • William Roberts, Baylor Scott & White
  • Aaron Zielke, Target Distribution Center