United Way of Henderson County Welcomes New Board Members


United Way of Henderson County (UWHC) has added seven community leaders to its 2024 Board of Directors.

“We are grateful and excited to welcome these new members to the United Way Board,” said UWHC Board President, Trina Rushing. “We appreciate their willingness to utilize their diverse talents, expertise, perspectives, and passion for community to help United Way further our work of making a positive and lasting impact on the human condition in Henderson County.”

The 2024 incoming board members will serve 3-year terms and join 14 continuing members in providing strategic governance and oversight of United Way’s operations, funds distribution process, programs and initiatives. The new board members include:

  • Terrell "Tae" Brown, Success Coach, Blue Ridge Community College
  • Mark Garrett, Superintendent, Henderson County Public Schools
  • Nubia Guido, Small Business Lender, Mountain BizWorks
  • Lowry Hobbs, Community Volunteer

  • Tamara Lee, Managing Partner, Sheffron Lee & Associates
  • Brenda Russell Wilkerson, Community Volunteer

  • Angie Peña, Attorney, Pisgah Legal Services (non-voting partner agency representative)

“We are thrilled to welcome these new board members,” said UWHC Executive Director Denise Cumbee Long. “Our organization is fortunate to have a wise group of leaders who will be real assets to our team as we work together to improve education, financial stability, health and basic needs for everyone in our community.”