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Community Investment Cabinet

United Way's Community Investment Cabinet is a committee of 16 community volunteers elected to serve up to two three-year terms. They have the responsibility to (1) follow and implement policies and procedures consistently and equitably in regard to all agency funding request; (2) review all applications for funding; (3) make assigned site visits to agencies applying to receive funding; and (4) work as a team to come to a consensus for recommending funding amounts for applying agencies.

The United Way of Bemidji Area Board of Directors makes the final approval for recommended funding to partner agencies and programs.

2019 Community Investment Cabinet members include:

Jordan Anderson
Ultima Bank Minnesota
David Balmer
First National Bank Bemidji
Nicholle Bieberdorf
Sanford Health
Max ClooseSecurity Bank USA
LaVon Dennistoun
Dennistoun Consulting
Shari Hahn
Sanford Health
Jeff Hanks
Lakeland Public Television
Drew Hildenbrand
Bemidji Schools
Kurt Knott
RiverWood Bank
Brian Ophus
Beltrami County Workforce Impact
Gail Reff
Community Representative
Jeff ScriptureClifty Group
Mark Stodola
Retired Air Force
Tiffany Vickaryous
Sanford Center
Dave Wall
Ryan ZemekHRDC