Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is a distinguished group of leaders that demonstrates the power of unity to create lasting change. Together, they set significant measurable goals and hold themselves accountable for achieving them. Their strategic decision-making and guidance steer our organization.


Jason Downing
Chair, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Managing Partner

Richard Fedock
Chair – Audit & Ethics
Senior Executive (Retired)
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Clint McDonnough
Chair, United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas
Ernst & Young LLP (EY) (Retired)

Anne Motsenbocker
Vice Chair (Immediate Past Chair)
Managing Director

Julie Van Haren
Chair – Resource Development
Senior Vice President, Communications & Investor Relations
Texas Instruments

Michelle Vopni
Dallas Managing Partner
Ernst & Young (EY)

Bob Wright
Chair – Community Impact
Wright Connaster PLLC


Ed Galante
Special Appointment (ex officio)
Community Volunteer

Jennifer Reeves
Corporate Secretary (ex officio)
Corporate Secretary & Executive Assistant
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Jennifer Sampson
President (ex officio)
McDermott-Templeton President and CEO
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Mary and Rich Templeton
Co-chairs, Annual Campaign (ex officio)
Texas Instruments


Rick Bridwell
At-Large Member
Senior Vice-President, Market Executive
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jorge Corral
At-Large Member
Dallas Office Managing Director, Southwest Region

Regen Fearon
At-Large Member
Early Matters Dallas

Manny Fernandez
At-Large Member
Managing Partner

Cecily Gooch
At-Large Member
Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Security
Vistra Energy

James (Jim) Hinton
At-Large Member
Chief Executive Officer
Baylor Scott & White Health

Charlene Lake
At-Large Member
Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility & Chief Sustainability Officer

Pete Lerma
At-Large Member

David Martin
At-Large Member
Partner & Managing Director
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Gail McDonald
At-Large Member
Transition Resources, Inc.


Scott Moore
At-Large Member
Managing Partner, Greater Texas
PricewaterhouseCooopers (PWC)

David Park
Governance Chair
Senior Vice President, Utility Operations
Atmos Energy

Torrence Robinson
At-Large Member
Senior Director, Global Community Affairs & President, The Fluor Foundation
Fluor Corporation

Sandra Phillips Rogers
At-Large Member
General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Jennifer Saenz
At-Large Member
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Frito-Lay North America

Debra Brennan Tagg
At-Large Member
Brennan Financial Services

Chris Wyse
At-Large Member
Vice President, Communications
Kimberly-Clark Corporation