STAFF

Lisa Gleason, Executive Director


Lisa Gleason joined United Way of Reno County as the Director of Community Impact and Engagement in March, 2013. She has been a Hutchinson resident all her life and is devoted to creating opportunities for a better life for all in our community. Her job focus is on education, income and health because these are the building blocks for a good quality of life. She became the Executive Director in 2017.  She works alongside United Way's Partner Agencies and community members to recruit the people and organizations from all across our community to bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to advance the common good and collectively create positive change in Reno County.

Phone: (620) 669-9329
Email: lgleason@unitedwayofrenocounty.org

Patti Schmidtberger, Office Manager


Patti Schmidtberger is the Office Manager for United Way of Reno County.  She handles the day to day administrative duties of running an effective United Way office smoothly.  You can count on her to take care of any questions that volunteers, agencies, businesses or the general public may have about United Way of Reno County.  She can also assist you with many questions regarding United Way Partner Agencies.

Phone: (620) 669-9329
Email: pschmidtberger@unitedwayofrenocounty.org

 

Jessie McElheny, Neighborhood Center Coordinator


Jessie McElheny is the Southwest Bricktown Neighborhood Center Coordinator at Ave A Elementary School which was established in August 2014.  Jessie attended WSU where she obtained her bachelor's degree in Social Work.  She is working with parents, teachers, residents and nonprofits to coordinate the resources and activities at the Neighborhood Center.

Phone: (620) 615-4977
Email: jmcelheny@unitedwayofrenocounty.org

 

 

Steven Petermann, Resource Development


Steven Petermann manages resource development for the organization.  His primary responsibilities include expansion of the annual fundraising drive by developing relationships and matching donor interests with community impact programs.  If you would like to learn more about running a fun and effective employee campaign at your office, please contact Steven.

Phone: (620) 669-9329
Email: spetermann@unitedwayofrenocounty.org

 

Cris Schul, Resource Development


Cris Schul manages resource development for the organization. Her primary responsibilities include expansion os the annual fundraising drive by developing relationships and matching donor interests with community impact programs. If you would like to learn more about running a fun and effective employee campaign at your office, please contact Cris.

Phone: (620) 669-9329
Email: spetermann@unitedwayofrenocounty.org