2021-22 Board of Directors

A number of dedicated volunteers, representative of the Northeast Louisiana community, provide volunteer leadership to United Way of Northeast Louisiana. This Board of Directors sets policy and strategic direction and oversees financial practices, operational issues, resource development, and community impact.

This volunteer-led practice ensures accountability and that United Way is focused on our community’s aspirations and achieving measurable results.

Board of Directors

Amy Sawyer | Chair

North Delta Title Company


Mark Kent Anderson

Mid South Extrusion


Don "DJ" Banks



Keith Biedenharn

Monroe Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED


Brian Bush

Monroe City Schools

JS Clark Magnet


Cathi Cox-Boniol

Louisiana Tech University


BJay Durrett

Durrett Law & Title


Brandon Ewing

Ewing Timber, LLC


Janet Fortenberry

Janet Fortenberry State Farm Insurance Agency


Janice J. Garrison

JP Morgan Chase

Florencetta H. Gibson, PhD

Louisiana Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (LAMFT)


Wes Gibson



Alberta B. Green

ABG Professional Development Solutions


Todd Guice

Ouachita Parish School System


Rick Guillot

Origin Bank


Courtney Hornsby

City of West Monroe


Willie Hunter Jr.

Willie Hunter Jr. & Associates, Attorney at Law


Beverly V. Lewis, RN, BSN, MPA

Oschner LSU Health Monroe


Marcus Mashaw

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office


James W. Moore III

Moore Investments

Brittany Myers

Drax Biomass


Adam O'Neal

Origin Bank


Pastor Vance Price

Community Family of Faith Church


Pamela Saulsberry, PhD

University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM)


Kevin Smith

Regions Bank


Nat Smith

Bancorp South


Stephanie Smith

Ouachita Parish Tax Assessor's Office


Pastor William Smith



Sheila Snow

Monroe-West Monroe Convention & Visitor's Bureau


Corre Stegall

Louisiana Tech University, Retired

Randy Stone

KARD Fox 14 / KTVE NBC 10


Daniel Taylor

Argent Financial Group


Victor Vidaurre

St. Francis Medical Center


Rod Washington

XP Synergy


Harrington Watson III, PhD

Monroe City Schools

Wossman High School


Ashley West

Progressive Bank


Juanita Woods