Special to the Herald
Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW) has announced the election of the 2020-21 Board of Directors Officers and three new board members, with a total of 37 community representatives.
Sean DeMartino, president of Central & North Florida Division for Coastal Construction, having previously served as vice chairman, is the newly elected chairman of the board; and the newly elected vice chair is Tracey Powell, Vice President, Pricing & Revenue Management – Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products. Rounding out the slate of officers as treasurer is Michael Mueller, Chief Financial Officer for Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital; and as secretary is Eddie Francis, Esq., Shareholder with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Newly elected to HFUW’s Board of Directors, serving a three-year term are Peter Meyer, TD Bank Central Florida Market President; Hope Newsome, Esq., Virtus LLP Managing Partner; and Joanne Santiago, Peachtree Property Manager.
About Heart of Florida United Way
Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW) is Central Florida’s most comprehensive health and human services charity and the largest provider of funds to the region’s most critical health and human service programs. Last year, it delivered more than $23M in programs and services throughout Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. HFUW is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income, health and basic needs. It operates United Way 2-1-1, Central Florida’s information and assistance, crisis, suicide and referral helpline; Volunteer Resource Center; Emergency Homelessness Services; and the Ryan White Part B program, which administers nearly $3M to provide HIV/AIDS services and referrals. HFUW impacts more than 490,000 individuals annually through its direct service and funded programs. United Way partners with local businesses, government, other charities to increase awareness of local health and human service issues and to inspire hope, provide options and create possibilities for people in need. Visit www.HFUW.org for more information, or call (407) 835-0900. Follow us on Facebook @HeartofFloridaUnitedWay or Instagram and Twitter @hfuw.