United Way of Greater New Bedford is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Our Board draws from area businesses, educational institutions, municipal departments, and other organizations. Each member is part of the backbone of United Way, investing their time and talent to make sure that we remain a leader in providing positive solutions to the issues that affect our community.

Executive Committee

Scott Dubois – Chair

Jennifer Olivier, CPA – Treasurer 
CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

Chris Hodgson, Immediate Past Chair
Coastal Financial

Board of Directors

Ann Auger 
VP Commercial Loan Officer
BayCoast Bank

Atty. Christopher Cassara
Partridge, Snow & Hahn LLP

Donald Hartley
Financial Advisor
OceanPoint Investment Solutions

Maegan Powers
Vice President of Retail Event Operations
Summit Retail Solutions

Jennifer St. Pierre, CPA
CFO & Treasurer



Jennifer Downing – Vice Chair
Executive Director
Leadership SouthCoast

Roland Giroux – Clerk
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Acushnet Company










Cynthia Brown

Monte Ferris, Jr.
Major Account Executive
RDA Insurance

Shanna Howell, Ph.D.
Dean of New Bedford BCC Campus
Bristol Community College

Maria Rebelo
Branch Manager
Santander Bank