Jamie E. Crossman has been appointed as United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton’s new President and CEO by the organization’s Board of Directors.
“We are excited to be welcoming Jamie as our new President and CEO. Through her tenure as Vice President, Jamie has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and the extensive experience needed to lead the organization through the exciting opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. We are confident that Jamie will build upon her existing relationships with community leaders and partners towards advancing the mission of United Way in our local communities,” said Theda Hornung, Chairperson of the Board.
Jamie brings to this position more than 17 years of relevant experience in the nonprofit sector. Since 2006, she has been serving as Vice President and has done an exceptional job increasing the visibility and investment in United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton. As a result of her efforts, the agency campaign has continued to grow during a turbulent economy. She has been instrumental in connecting giving with community impact and building capacity, enhanced public relations and has served as an advocate providing awareness to United Way initiatives of Education, Income, Health, and Basic Human Needs.
Her previous leadership positions include Director of Development for New Hope in Attleboro and Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations for Coyle and Cassidy High School in Taunton.
“I’m honored and excited to be working with the board, staff, partner agencies, local United Ways and others that are part of United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton’s extensive network to build on the organization’s considerable strengths and achievements and pursue new opportunities to serve the communities throughout Greater Attleboro/Taunton”, said Crossman.
Jamie holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Lesley University and a Certificate of Medical Assistance from Fisher College. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Taunton and currently resides with her family in Somerset.
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The Community Impact Committee of United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton, Inc. (UWGAT) will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 9am at UWGAT’s office located at 247 Maple Street in Attleboro. This meeting is mandatory for non-profit, human service, 501(c) 3 organizations, providing services in UWGAT’s catchment area, interested in applying for FY16 community impact funding.
This will be the only public forum to ask questions and receive detailed information regarding UWGAT’s funding process.
For any questions, or additional information, please contact Melissa Vanhorn at 508-222-2337, ext. 106 or Melissa@uwgat.org.