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 2015 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: Marybeth Eason, VP Business Services Officer BB&T
Vice Chair: Chuck Pascarelli, President, Hyster-Yale Group
Treasurer:  Michael Cowin, Asst. City Manager, City of Greenville
Secretary:  Jim Lawless, Site Director, DSM Dyneema


Patricia Baldwin, University Transfer & Foreign Language Dept. Chair, Pitt Community College

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

Emily Barnes, Public Information Specialist, Greenville Utilities

Bo Bunting, Snr. VP Commercial Banking, Southern Bank and Trust

Joel Butler, President, Vidant Health Foundation

Kiplan Clemmons, Disaster Services Director, Vidant Health

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

Jim Lawless, Site Director, DSM Dyneema

Sandy Lee, Attorney/Manager, Legal Aid of NC

Dr. Ethan Lenker, Superintendent, Pitt County Schools

Jermaine McNair, College Outreach Specialist, Pitt Community College

Dr. Anthony Smith, Internal Medicine, Vidant Health

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