Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Branch County United Way serve as a citizen link to the United Way. These board members work hard during fundraisers, campaign season, and allocations to ensure that the money entrusted to the Branch County United Way is spent wisely to create the most good in our community.

Julie Dibert- President- Julie Dibert is the director of Community Unlimited in Union City. Community Unlimited provides before and after school programming as well as summer programming, and high school credit recovery to students in Union City Schools. Julie is a lifelong resident of Branch County.

Kevin Sheppard- President Elect- Kevin is a lifelong resident of Coldwater, and the owner of the Event Group. Kevin is tireless in his dedication to our community through his work with Noon Rotary, the Coldwater Boosters, Branch Area Food Pantry, and Coldwater Schools.

Eric Anglin- Treasurer- Eric is the First VP Retail Banking Services and Chief Deposit Officer at Southern Michigan Bank and Trust. He has served on the United Way Board for more than 10 years.

Bridget Barle- Board Member- Bridget is a Physical Therapist at Community Health Center. She brings enthusiasm and a unique perspective to our board.

Jeff Holbrook- Board Member- Jeff is the VP at Century Bank and Trust.

Dr. Tina Kerr- Board Member- Dr. Kerr is the Superintendent of Coldwater Community Schools and has been on the United Way Board 4 years, since moving to our community.

Missy Lafferty- Board Member- One of our longest running board members, Missy is an Employment Specialist at Michigan Works. She brings the unique perspective of the manufacturing sector to our work.

Bridget Mayer- Board Member- Bridget is a member of the Bronson Precision Products team.

Jill Smoker- Board Member- Jill is Office Manager for Coldwater Orthopedics.

Kim Spragg- Board Member- Kim is a member of the United Auto Workers Union at Quality Springs TOGO.

Erin Veysey- Board Member- Erin is a small business owner in Quincy.