Leadership Giving Association

What is the Leadership Giving Association?

United Way of Washtenaw County’s Leadership Giving Association is comprised of generous community members who are helping to address our community’s greatest challenges. These donations advance the common good in Washtenaw County by supporting programs and strategies in education, health and financial stability throughout our community. 

Leadership Giving Benefits

  • As a Leadership donor, you are giving back to the community. You are creating positive, lasting changes in the lives of children and families every day.
  • Leadership donors are perceived as positive role models for their peers which may increase the level of participation and total dollars raised throughout the community.

Leadership Giving Levels

Individuals or couples may make their leadership gift to United Way of Washtenaw County at one of the levels below:
  • Member: $1,000 - $2,499
  • Bronze: $2,500 - $3,999
  • Silver: $4,000 - $6,999
  • Gold: $7,000 - $9,999

How to Join

  1. Make a Leadership level gift to your employer's United Way Workplace Campaign
  2. Make your leadership gift online HERE.
  3. Make your leadership gift via mail: 

    United Way of Washtenaw County
    Attn: Susan Smith
    2305 Platt Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  48104

Interested in making a stock gift? Please reference UWWC's stock gift guide HERE.

The Leadership Giving Association (LGA) is stewarded by the LGA Committee (listed below)


Nick Areddy, Member
Senior Portfolio Manager, Pollock Investment Partners

Dave Skaff, Member
Commercial Real Estate Banking Ex, Old National Bank

JPaul Dixon, Chair 
Sr. VP Hylant

Deb Thompson, Member
Community Volunteer

Mac Dobson, Member
Community Volunteer

Cristi Tobelmann, Member
Sr. VP HR, DaySmart

Carrie Leahy, Member
Member, Bodman

Phil Santer, Member
Sr. VP and Chief of Staff, Ann Arbor SPARK

Kyle Mazurek, Member
Area Manager for Government & Community Affairs, ITC Holdings

Kathy Wood, Member
Partner Kapnik Insurance



For more information about the Leadership Giving Association, contact Susan Smith at ssmith@uwwashtenaw.org or 734-677-7227.