The volunteer Board of Directors provides leadership and sets policy for United Way of Pierce County. Board members act as stewards for the monies raised in our community, understand United Way’s legal responsibilities, review existing policies and formulate new policies, review and approve the annual budget and audit, and review and approve agency funding decisions.


Board Chair - Nicole Sherman, Columbia Bank

Vice Chair - Steve Harlow, Bank of America Private Bank

Secretary - Sebrena Chambers, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Treasurer - Jennifer Nino, Northwest Bank


Board Members

Bill Berry, Tacoma Public Utilities

Annette Bryan, Puyallup Tribe of Indians

Sebrena Chambers, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Louis Cooper, Jr., Port of Tacoma

Sue Dreier, Pierce Transit

Stuart Grover, Community Advocate

Steve Harlow, Bank of America Private Bank

Tanisha Jumper, City of Tacoma

Andy Larson, Sound Physicians

Nathe Lawver, Laborers Local 252

Joe Martinez, CIERTO

Jennifer Nino, Northwest Bank

Linda Proett, Regence

Bill Pugh, City of Sumner

Jon Rossman, Chuckals Office Supply

Carla Santorno, Tacoma Public Schools

Kathy Schmidt, CHI Franciscan Health

Nicole Sherman, Columbia Bank

Eli Taylor, Keybank

Tina Vasen, TPSC Benefits

Jim Walton, Community Advocate