Education Priority Council

Leadership: Early Childhood & Youth Mentoring

Name Organization
Ray Tucker Kansas Wesleyan University
Marcia Demuth Salina Art Center


Name Organization
Elaine Edwards Salina Child Care Association
Carolee Jones CAPS
Lori Robinson Salina Family YMCA
Karen Henderson Martin Luther King, Jr. CDC
Shelby Dixon & Blanca Banda Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland
WendyShaw Boy Scouts Coronado Area Council
Nancy Klostermeyer The Volunteer Connection
Michelle Peck Big Brothers Big Sistes of Salina



The United Priority Cabinet, UPC, designs and oversees SAUW Community Leadership collaborations, Community Partnerships and Investment policies to achieve the SAUW mission by making a measurable impact in the Salina area.  Four Councils report to this cabinet Measurement (M), Education (E); Financial Stability (FS), and Health (H).


The United Priority Cabinet (UPC) provides leadership in carrying out the Board’s vision of; strengthening the community by investing the resources entrusted to the Salina Area United Way by demonstrating results in meeting the objectives of the community. UCP with the Board of Directors work to achieve the Goals for 2020 in the areas of Education, Financial Stability and Health including reviewing grants and progress of certified funded partners as they work toward SAUW supported initiatives

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