Our United Way
Mission Statement

We are UNITED in improving health, education and financial stability

as a WAY to strengthen the Upper Ohio Valley.

Service Area

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley serves Brooke, Ohio, Marshall and Wetzel Counties in West Virginia, and Belmont and part of Monroe Counties in Ohio.  To the left is a map showing the service area.

Bio: Jason Haswell (President)

Jason C. Haswell is the Managing Director and Senior Wealth Advisor for The Monteverde Group, LLC here in Wheeling. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Bethany College with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Jason has 17 years experience in the investment and financial planning industry. Jason offers securities and investment advisor services through NFP Securities, Inc. member FINRA/SIPC. He has extensive experience in investment management, estate and retirement planning. Jason has been involved with the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley for a number of years as an active volunteer serving on various committees, the board of directors and helping with special events. He is an active supporter of West Virginia University as a member of the Woodburn Circle Society, as well as The Mountaineer Athletic Club. Jason has served on the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley and Make A Wish for Northern West Virginia, and has served as past chairman for the Scramble for Scouting annual golf event, which benefits the Boy Scouts of America.

Rod Haley (Vice-President)

Rodney Haley is the Executive Vice President of Operations for the Wheeling Park Commission. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting from West Liberty State College in addition to various certificates from educational programs at Penn State University and Cornell University. Rodney has lived and worked in the Wheeling area his entire life and, through the United Way, has used his skills to help make necessary programs available to others. Rodney became involved with the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley to support its Mission of attaining a high quality of life for individuals living in the Upper Ohio Valley. He has worked on various projects through his committees and serves as an active volunteer for the many fundraisers and special events held in the community.

2017-2018 Board of Directors

President – Jason C. Haswell

Vice President – Rodney Haley

2nd Vice President – Dan Moyer

Secretary – James Squibb

Treasurer – Dale D. Knutsen

Campaign Chair – Lynn Wallace

Campaign Co – Chair – Joelle Connors45

 

Members

Dr. Frank Carenbauer, III
Dr. Bill Childers
Joelle Conners
Christie Contraguerro
Josh Contraguerro
Brenda Danehart
Amy Dobkin
Patricia M. Fast
Ginny Favede
Eric Fithyan
Michael Gallaway
David Hacker
Karen Haught
Donna Holmbnerg-Grigsby
Kim Florence
Karin Janisewski
George Krupica
Lindsey McGlaughlin
Lori McGlumphy
Joe Miller
Mollie Neely
Steve Roberts
Debbie Romaine
Brad Shafer
Allison Skibo
Bernadette Smith
William J. Wagner
Andy Walters
Mark Woodyear
Daniel Young
Dawn Zenner-Gaudi

 

Meet our Board Of Directors

Click here for Board of Directors Q&A.

 

Our Staff

Executive Director – George Smoulder

Associate Director – Jessica Rine

Bookkeeper/Support Staff – Pam Neider

Data Entry/ Support Staff – Melynda Sampson

Support Staff – Tammy Cecil