Moffat County United Way appoints Amanda Arnold as new executive director
Moffat County United Way Board of Directors announced Friday that they have promoted Amanda Arnold as the new executive director of the organization effective Feb. 1.
Arnold currently is the community impact coordinator for United Way.
“I am very excited about my new position as the executive director, and the opportunity it provides me to be more involved in my community,” Arnold said in statement. “I have enjoyed my job as the community impact coordinator and being part of our local United Way.”
The Moffat County United Way director is responsible for helping the community create social change that leads to better lives and community though collaboration and community partnerships, according to a news release from United Way. The director manages an annual $500,000 community campaign and coordinates the distribution of those funds to numerous community agencies, stated the release.
“Amanda has done an excellent job in creating our community impact and the Bridges Out of Poverty program from ground up,” board President Andy Mills said in a statement. “She has taken trainings as well as provided the trainings for citizens in our community to help better their lives. Amanda is a lifelong resident of our community and has a great desire to make the necessary improvements in our community to better people’s lives. What a great opportunity for Amanda to take this position.”
Arnold has a Bachelor of Science in health care management with a minor in business from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
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