Newly Elected PMUW Board of Directors Officers

July 3, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the newly elected officers of the Board of Directors for Pocono Mountains United Way. These individuals exemplify the dedication and leadership necessary to drive our mission forward, ensuring that we continue to engage and mobilize resources to improve lives through accelerated community change. 

Chris Barrett, Chair 

  • Chris Barrett brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to community service. As our new Chair, Chris will lead the Board with a focus on strategic growth, collaboration, and impactful initiatives. His vision and leadership will be instrumental in guiding Pocono Mountains United Way toward achieving our goals and making a lasting difference in the lives of those we serve. 

Michael Sherman, Vice-Chair 

  • Michael Sherman, our newly elected Vice-Chair, is known for his innovative approach and passion for community development. Michael’s expertise in organizational management and his dedication to volunteerism will help strengthen our programs and outreach efforts. We are confident that under his guidance, Pocono Mountains United Way will continue to expand its impact and reach within the community. 

Jamie Schmeelk, Treasurer 

  • Jamie Schmeelk steps into the role of Treasurer with a strong financial management background and a deep understanding of our community’s unique needs. Jamie’s meticulous attention to detail and commitment to transparency will ensure that our financial resources are managed effectively, allowing us to maximize our support for critical community programs. 

Tim Kresge, Secretary 

  • Tim Kresge, our new Secretary, brings extensive experience in governance and organizational leadership. Tim’s attention to detail and effective communication will be crucial in maintaining the integrity and efficiency of our Board operations. His commitment to our mission will help drive our initiatives forward with clarity and purpose. 



We are incredibly fortunate to have such talented and passionate individuals leading our Board of Directors. Their collective expertise and dedication will be invaluable as we work towards creating a stronger, more resilient community. 


Our mission to engage and mobilize resources to improve lives through accelerated community change relies on the support of individuals like you. As we welcome our new Board officers, we invite you to join us in making a difference. There are many ways to get involved with Pocono Mountains United Way: 

  • Donate: Your financial contributions help us fund vital programs that support individuals and families in need. 
  • Volunteer: Give your time and skills to support our initiatives and make a direct impact in the community. 
  • Advocate: Raise your voice and spread awareness about the issues facing our community and the work we do to address them. 

We encourage you to explore our website to learn more about how you can contribute to our mission. 

Happy Summer from all of us at Pocono Mountains United Way!