NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Executive Committee


Anne M. Ciresi, FM Global

Anne Marie D’Attelo, AIPSO

Liz Goodermote, Enterprise Holdings

Ann Goudreau, FM Global

Lisa Guillette, Foster Forward

Petra Jenkins, General Mills — Chair

Maryclaire Knight, Knight Consulting, LLC

Mary Kay Koreivo, Bank of America

Margaret Lawlor Lamb, Bank of America

Linda Lulli

Betsey Purinton, StrategicPoint Investment Advisors — Vice Chair

Nancy T. Serpa

Barbara Silvis

Pamela Wilde Stenberg

Melanie Waterman, FM Global

Join a Committee


Are you looking to get further involved with Women United? Join a committee. The committees meet bimonthly and are all in need of volunteers. Committees are open to Women United members who are looking to donate their time and talents to our work. For more information or to volunteer on a committee, contact the committee chair or Natalia Lima.

Executive Committee


Chair: Petra Jenkins

The Women United Executive Committee is responsible for the overall direction of Women United, ensuring that it aligns with United Way of Rhode Island’s mission and strategic goals. The Committee provides leadership on the strategic direction, and management of Women United events, volunteer activities, and fundraising initiatives. Membership to this committee is by invitation only. Each member will serve for a two-year, renewable term, attend Executive Committee meetings, and serve on a sub-committee.

Membership Committee


Chair: Mary Kay Koreivo

The Membership Committee develops and manages an annual membership campaign that recruits new Women United members and collaborates on membership activities. The committee is also responsible for welcoming new Women United members.

Events Committee


Chair: Anne Ciresi

The Events Committee works with United Way staff to create and manage the Women United events calendar and all Women United events to support Women United activities and membership goals.  The committee helps engage current and prospective members and contributes to Women United’s fundraising and friendraising goals.

Volunteer Engagement Committee


Chair: Maryclaire Knight

The Volunteer Engagement Committee identifies volunteer opportunities to support the goals of Women United. The committee ensures that all members are educated about Women United’s mission, and works with United Way staff to manage all volunteer activities in support of our work.