Board & Staff

Board & Staff

United Way Board President

Juan Maldonado


United Way Professional Staff

Christine Hess

Executive Director


Candace Anderson

Office Manager



2023 Officers & Executive Committee

Juan Maldonado


Klamath Falls Toyota, General Manager

Heather Curtis

First Vice President, 2023 Campaign Chairperson

Washington Federal Bank, AVP, Mortgage Banker

Marcus Henderson

Second Vice President, Assoc. Campaign Chairman/Planned Giving Chairman

Klamath County Government Center, County Counsel

Sheri Hargrave

Board Secretary, Fund Distribution Chairperson

Carter-Jones Collections Service, Systems Manager

Mitch Stokes


NW Farm Credit Services, Internal Auditor

vacant at this time

Public Affairs/Marketing Chairperson


Eric Rose

Personnel Chairperson

Collins Products

Janet Thede Nominating Chairperson
Michael Griffith Member-At-Large
Todd Andres

Special Events Golf Challenge

Regional Business Manager,  Pacific Power

Amber Gomes

Immediate Past President

Umpqua Bank, Vice President Community Manager


Board of Directors

Mandi Clark Oregon Institute of Technology
Gerard Collins
Klamath Falls City Schools
Renée M. Ferguson retired
Phil Hull Klamath County Fire District #1, Finance Mgr.
Don McDonnell
Oregon Institute of Technology
Captain Brandon McGraw
173d Fighter Wing, Kingsley Field, ORANG
Ruth Olsen Ross Ragland Theater
Kristin Sayles
The Sewing Works
Jenny Hamilton
Personal Financial Advisor
Theresa Edwards
Klamath Basin Home-builders Association
Jamie Ongman
Klamath County School District
Krysta Chavez
Goosehead Insurance