Executive Committee

Anne M. Ciresi, FM Global

Elizabeth I. Goodermote, Enterprise Holdings

Lisa Goodlin, Department of Human Services

Ann M. Goudreau, FM Global

Lisa Guillette, Foster Forward

Petra Jenkins, General Mills—Chair

Mary Kay Koreivo, Bank of America

Margaret Lawlor Lamb, Bank of America

Linda Lulli

Betsey A. Purinton, StrategicPoint Investment Advisors—Vice Chair

Nancy T. Serpa, Sensata Technologies

Pamela Wilde Stenberg, Centreville Bank

Melanie L. 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 Anita Oliver.

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 subcommittee.


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.