UWENM Leaders- Board and Staff

United Way of Eastern New Mexico is led by a Board of Directors and Staff to carry out the mission of improving lives in our community.

Board of Directors


Casey Peacock- Rooney Moon Broadcasting (Roosevelt)

 "United Way offers a unique opportunity to bridge the gap and help serve
those that are in need in our local communities through the many
programs they have and through the funded agencies.
Boots on the ground, friends helping friends and neighbors helping




Kathy Spears- High Plains Federal Credit Union (Curry)
Vice President

 John Ellis- Cummins Gas Engines (Curry)

 John shares this quote: "From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked."~ Luke 12:48



Eduardo Lopez - Wells Fargo (Curry)

Steve Vernon- Farmers Electric Coop - (Curry)
Campaign Chair

Steve says, "We’ve all come across issues in our lives that seem impossible to take on alone. We all want to also see positive change in our communities. United Way exists so that doesn’t have to be the case. It brings people and institutions together to make a big difference.”





 April Goff - Plains Regional Medical Center (Curry)
 Campaign Chair Elect





 April Rutter - C & S (Roosevelt)
  Fund Distribution Chair





Tom Martin - Taco Box (Curry)
2-1-1 Chair



Daniel Brashear- Plateau (Curry)
Past President

Daniel says "Living United is about people helping people. Get involved and see how rewarding it can be."




David Briseno - La Casa (Curry)

Claire Burroughs - City of Clovis (Curry)

Dustin Cabeldue - Yucca Telecom (Roosevelt)


Patrice Caldwell- Eastern New Mexico University (Roosevelt)






John Luhman - Eastern New Mexico University (Roosevelt)


 Mindy Watson - Clovis Community College (Clovis)

 “I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.” – Kahlil Gibran







Currently, United Way of Eastern New Mexico employs four full-time employees: Erinn Burch, Executive Director since 2002; Patricia Bazar, 2-1-1 Coordinator and Office Manager; Danielle Swopes, Campaign and Outreach Manager; Marisela Edwards-Martinez, Volunteer Action Center Coordinator; one part-time employee, Virginia Reynolds; and one volunteer staff member, Betty Wagner.

Our dedicated staff allows UWENM to engage donors and volunteers year round to make a bigger impact in our communities.

Erinn Burch

Executive Director

Erinn says, "United Way is our community's way of bettering itself."






Patricia Bazar

2-1-1 Director and Office Manager







Danielle Swopes

Campaign and Outreach Associate







Virginia McReynolds

2-1-1 Associate



Betty Wagner

Donor Relations Volunteer



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