About GMUW

About GMUW

Green Mountain United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community in Caledonia, Essex, Orleans, Orange and Washington Counties.

No other individual, regional organization has the scope, expertise, and influence to bring together human service agencies, government, businesses, foundations, and volunteers around a common vision to create maximum impact and achieve long-lasting results for our counties.


Tawnya Kristen, Executive Director
Julia Davis, Community Impact Director, Working Bridges
Elaine (Eli) Toohey, Working Communities Initiative Director
Laurie Kelty, Working Bridges Resource Specialist
Michelle Clark, Working Bridges Resource Specialist
Michelle Kennedy, Director of Development and Community Engagement
Becca Lo Presti, Project Manager