United Way of Washtenaw County Announces its New Board Members

ANN ARBOR, MI (January 11, 2019)- United Way of Washtenaw County is pleased to announce two newly elected board members, Justin Bagdady, Bodman PLC lawyer and Jason Gold, trainer for Michigan’s Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Justin Bagdady is a lawyer for Bodman PLC in Ann Arbor after spending over five years of practice in Washington D.C. As a result of being a community member of Washtenaw County since 2015, Bodman recently joined the audit committee for United Way and has been involved with the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum.
Jason Gold is an Access and Opportunity Advocate for Ann Arbor Public Schools and a retired law enforcement officer for Ann Arbor. Gold is a master trainer of Michigan’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Initiative, which focuses on improving the health and wellness of children statewide. His commitment to advocacy creates an opportunity to foster healthy thriving people.
“We are thrilled to have these individuals step into the role of leading United Way’s mission and vision forward, said Pam Smith, President and CEO of United Way. “They each have unique backgrounds that make them a great asset to the United Way of Washtenaw County Board of Directors and we welcome them to our team.”


As part of our 98-year history, United Way of Washtenaw County brings people, organizations, and resources together to create a thriving community for everyone. We focus on Health, Education and Financial Stability, the building blocks for a good quality of life, to strengthen the community and create opportunities for individuals and families. Our Volunteer Center provides an easy online way for people to connect with nonprofits and our 2-1-1 helpline refers more than 8,000 people annually to critically needed services. To learn more, donate, or volunteer, visit uwgive.org.