Our Board

United Way of Pitt County is made up of hundreds of community volunteers who work with staff to raise money, invest dollars, shape organizational policy and more. These volunteers are professional and community representatives from diverse backgrounds who bring a variety of talents to the organization. 

Below is a listing of the 2017 United Way Board of Trustees, who provide overall governance of United Way of Pitt County by monitoring policies and programs and establish the organization's strategic purpose and direction.


Chair: Chuck Pascarelli, President, Hyster-Yale Group
Treasurer:  Michael Cowin, Asst. City Manager, City of Greenville
Secretary:  Jim Lawless, Site Director, DSM Dyneema
Immediat Past Chair: Marybeth Eason, VP, Prod. & Mrktg Mgr., BB&T Merchant Services 


Dr. Sharon Ballard, Chair Dept. of Child Development & Family Relations, ECU

Emily Garner, Public Information Specialist, Greenville Utilities

Scott Elliot, County Manager, Pitt County Government

Charles Ellis, Managing Director, Ward & Smith P.A. Attorneys at Law

Bobbie-Jo Grinder, Owner-Director, Bricks 4 Kids

Grover Harden, Plant Manager, Domtar Personal Care

Kristina Harris, District Manager, Wells Fargo Bank

Andrew Herdman, VP Human Resources, Mayne Pharma

Dr. Tom G. Irons, Professor of Pediatrics, ECU

Dr. Ethan Lenker, Superintendent, Pitt County Schools

Jermaine McNair, Founder/Director, NC Civil

Wayman Williams, Executive Director, Housing Authority, City of Greenville

Jon Anderson, Senior VP, Greenville Market President BB&T

Kathy Herring, Legislative Researcher, NC East Alliance Chambers of Commerce

John Marques, Chief Human Resource Officer, Vidant Health

Toya S. Jacobs, MPA, Div. & Incl. Program Mgr., Office for Equity & Div., ECU

Scott Senatore, VP, Vidant Health Foundation