Darrin Senn, owner of Senn Blacktop, will chair United Way’s $2 million 2016 fundraising campaign.
Senn is in his second year on the board of directors of United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley (UWGCV). He said one of his goals this year is to increase the number of workplaces that support United Way.
“I believe in the United Way’s mission of bringing together the tremendous power of programs all over the Chippewa Valley, to assist individuals to improve their current position and their future opportunities,” he said. “By accomplishing this mission, I believe we will have a safer, healthier and more prosperous community for everyone.”
Dale Peters, Eau Claire city manager, is the chair of United Way’s board for 2016-17. He has worked for the city for more than 25 years and is also a lecturer in the College of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Karen Hebert, the board’s chair-elect, is a group benefits broker at Spectrum Benefit Solutions. She has been with the company’s Chippewa Falls office for nine years. She is also executive secretary for the Chippewa Falls Rotary Club and a board member of the Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce.
The 14-member UWGCV board supports the organization’s mission of providing active leadership by bringing together resources that will help improve lives and create stronger communities.
Information for this story was provided by United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley.