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 - Bill Berry, Tacoma Public Utilities

Vice Chair - Nicole Sherman, Columbia Bank

Secretary - Sebrena Chambers, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Treasurer - Jennifer Nino, Northwest Bank


Board Members

Bill Berry, Tacoma Public Utilities

Sebrena Chambers, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Louis Cooper, Jr., Port of Tacoma

Sue Dreier, Pierce Transit

Mabel Edmonds, Clover Park Technical College

Steve Harlow, Bank of America Private Bank

Tanisha Jumper, City of Tacoma

Andy Larson, Sound Physicians

Nathe Lawver, Laborers Local 252

Matt Levi, CHI Franciscan Health

Jennifer Nino, Northwest Bank

Sharon Oxendale, Multicare Health System

Linda Proett, Regence

Bill Pugh, City of Sumner

Patty Rose, Pierce County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Nicole Sherman, Columbia Bank

Eli Taylor, Keybank

Tina Vasen, TPSC Benefits

Jim Walton, Community Advocate

Stuart Grover, Community Advocate