On May 22, 2024
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United Way of Rutland County names new exc. director

Submitted-Tina Van Guilder

The United Way of Rutland County (UWRC) announced the appointment of Tina Van Guilder as its new executive director, May 17. 

Van Guilder officially assumed her role as executive director May 6.

With over seven years of direct non-profit leadership experience in the Rutland County area, coupled with recent roles focusing on grant coordination, budget management, and program development for the Greater Rutland County Supervisory Union, she brings valuable expertise to the position, the UWRC stated.

She’s had over eight years of active involvement with the UWRC. This experience provides her with an understanding of the organization’s mission, values, and area communities.

“We are excited to welcome Tina as our new executive director,” said Melissa Norman, president of the UWRC board of directors. “Her deep roots in our community, combined with her proven track record of leadership and dedication to the UWRC’s mission, make her the ideal candidate to lead our organization into its next chapter.”

As executive director, Van Guilder will guide the UWRC through the current campaign year and lead initiatives for the upcoming year. Her strategic vision and community engagement experience will be instrumental in advancing the UWRC’s mission of improving lives and strengthening communities in Rutland County.

“I am honored to lead the United Way of Rutland County,” said Van Guilder. “I am passionate about its mission and committed to building upon its legacy of community impact. I look forward to working with our dedicated staff, board members, volunteers, and partners to make a meaningful difference in our community.”

For more information, visit: uwrutlandcounty.org.

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