Board of Directors

MISSION:

United Way of Northwest Louisiana fights for the health, education, financial stability, and essential needs of every person in our community.

 

VISION:

We envision a community where all individuals and families achieve their human potential. :

OUR COMMITTMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION:

We recognize that in order to achieve our mission, we must continuously strive to be relevant and responsive to our community as a whole. As the diversity in our community grows, we must be increasingly intentional about aligning our practices and policies. United Way of Northwest Louisiana understands diversity to include all human characteristics that make us unique as individuals. It includes everyone and excludes no one. Inclusion is our strategy to leverage the diversity of our community.

OUR VALUES:

Service and Community Focus: 
We foster and encourage the active involvement of individuals, groups, organizations, corporations and labor in our work of serving the community with high-quality, high-value, and relevant human services.

Integrity and Respect:  
We are honest, ethical and transparent as we serve. We are caretakers of individual worth, self-respect and our donors’ resources.

Code of Ethics
Donor Bill of Rights

Collaboration:   We work together productively as an organization and with our partners. We act in ways that respect the dignity, uniqueness and intrinsic worth of every person.

Accountability and Professionalism:   We take responsibility for commitments and delivering professional, high-quality, and relevant results.

Innovation and Excellence:   We seek innovative ways to meet our mission through the creativity and excellence of our staff, volunteers, and community.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John Adams

Board Chair

Marketplace Chevrolet
Dr. Gayle Flowers

Dr. Gayle Flowers

Immediate Past Chair

Bossier Parish Community College

Greg Lott

Vice Chair – Operational Excellence

Progressive Bank

Darrin Dixon

VC – Resource Development

Southern University – Shreveport, LA

John Tuggle

VC – Community Investment

Shreve Memorial Libraries
Bruce Willson

Bruce Willson

President and CEO

Shanee’ Bailey
Centerpoint Energy

Ed Barr
International Paper – Mansfield Mill

Keith Carter
Always Best Care

Brittney Dunn
BD Accounting Services

Dr. Rodney Ellis
Southern University

Mark Evans
Regions Bank

Stormy Gage-Watts
Oschner Health System

Lyndon Johnson
Calumet

Wayne Lancaster
Coca-Cola

Don Olson
Retired

Christopher Poplawski
Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino

Malcolm Smoak
AEP SWEPCO

Mark Snow
Alliet, Finner, Jolly & McClelland Inc.