United Way of McLeod County outgoing Board President Dave Schwedler announced today that Ron Johnson has been elected to replace him in that capacity. Additionally, Blake Kaping was elected Vice-President at a recent Board of Director’s meeting. The newly-elected officials begin serving their terms effective July 1.
“As an organization we are pleased that a quality person and professional like Ron is going to lead us going forward,” said Schwedler. “He has served on the board for several years, and has a great understanding of the agencies we work with and the communities and people we serve throughout McLeod County.”
“I am honored to be elected to this position by my peers and I look forward to leading this organization,” said Johnson. “I hope that I will be able to advance all the good work that was done by folks before me. We have an opportunity to further grow this United Way into an asset that will truly impact communities in the area.” Read the rest of this entry »