Welcome to United Way of the Wine Country

United Way of the Wine Country has been dedicated to improving lives locally for 50 years. Everyone deserves a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, income that can support a family through retirement, and good health. To create lasting change, United Way focuses on solving the underlying causes of common problems related to education, income and health. We are committed to achieving lasting solutions - not just quick fixes - for our entire community.

Board of Directors

Thank you to these community leaders who ensure your United Way is on the path to do the most good in our community by offering their expertise and guidance.

2018/2019 Board of Directors -

Karissa Kruse, Chair
Henri Komrij, Chair-Elect
Dan Condron, Past Chair

  1. Spencer Bader – Sonoma County Water Agency Retiree & Community Volunteer
  2. Percy Brandon – Vintners Inn/John Ash & Co.
  3. Sonu Chandi – Chandi Restaurant Group
  4. Tammy Moss Chandler - County of Mendocino
  5. Judy Coffey – Kaiser Permanente
  6. Dan Condron – Sonoma State University Retiree & Community Volunteer
  7. Robb Daer – George Peterson Insurance Agency
  8. Heather DeMarinis – Community Volunteer
  9. Karen Fies – County of Sonoma Human Services Department
  10. Tony Gossner – City of Santa Rosa Fire Department
  11. Steve Herrington – Sonoma County Office of Education
  12. Henri Komrij – Keysight Technologies
  13. Karissa Kruse – Sonoma County Winegrowers
  14. Teri McConnico – Viavi Solutions
  15. Mike McKeon – Poppy Bank
  16. Josh Moore – Pisenti & Brinker
  17. Barbie Robinson – Sonoma County Department of Health Services
  18. Thomas Sands – Wells Fargo Bank
  19. Lisa Wittke Schaffner – John Jordan Foundation
  20. Tina Sheldon – Summit State Bank
  21. Socorro Shiels – California Collaborative for Educational Excellence


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