We are pleased to introduce our newest staff member, Gale Graves. Gale is our Vice President of Community Impact. Keep reading to learn more about her role, what she likes to do in her free time and how she connects to the programs we offer at United Way of Lake County (UWLC)!
What is your title and role?
My role as Vice President of Community Impact is to develop community solutions through collaboration and strong diverse partnerships to deliver measurable, purposeful programs and initiatives.
What made you want to be a part of this organization?
United Way of Lake County’s commitment to create the changes necessary to ensure children are prepared for school really excited me. I want to work with our community too and therefore create sustainable change in Lake County for our future.
Which of UWLC’s programs do you connect to most and why?
I believe in all our programs but Success By 6 resonates with me because a key to achieving equity is building the capacity to ensure that all children have access to fun, engaging, and impactful early childhood education opportunities.
What is your favorite part of your job here?
My favorite part of my role is collaborating with the fantastic Community Impact team and creating sustainable change in our communities.
When you are not at work, what kinds of things do you do with your time?
When I am not working, I enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends, experimenting in the kitchen, and giving back to the community.
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