Emerging Leaders Society

Emerging Leaders are young people - ages 21 to 40 - who commit to LIVE UNITED 365 days per year through their annual gift of at least $365. Escambia County's Emerging Leaders are passionate about improving and contributing to our community. 

What I can expect as an Emerging Leader?

  • The satisfaction of knowing that you're making an impact in you community!
  • Communication from United Way about important issues related to the Education, Financial Stability and Health of our community's residents.
  • Recognition in our publications.


How can I make an impact as an Emerging Leader?


  • Your gift of $7 per week or more ($365 annual gift) can provide:
  • 6 - month supply of medications for 4 low-income people, OR
  • Shelter for 42 people during a natural disaster, OR
  • 12 therapy sessions to youth with developmental disablilites

It's easy to give by payroll deduction through your participating company's United Way Campaign. Indicate that you are an emerging leader on step 3 of the pledge card -or-

Contact the campaign department at 850-444-7143.

with one of United Way's initiatives. Click here for a list of opportunities.

Let your voice be heard! Understand United Way's mission and role in the community. Here is a good place to start!

2016 Emerging Leaders Society Current Members:

Franklin R. Alexander
Joy Alumbaugh
Lauren Anzaldo
Cherri L. Baker
Brett Bennett
Danshell Ford Brooks
Paul S. Carter
Donya C. Charles
Amanda S. Clonts
Phillip Coleman
Sandra Lechuga Corrales
Matthew Coughlin
Rachael N. Cox
Jeremy S. Creech
Carrie E. Cromey
Aprile L. Cushon
Roy Davis
Patrick J. Dickerson
Angelene M. Dodson
Douglas A. Durden
Darrick K.. Elmore
Alin Espinosa
Laura Garrett
Robyn D. Havard
Larry K. Hicks
Travis L. Hicks
Kimalia A. Hinton
JoAnn Howansky
Brandon Humphreys
Charles F. James IV
Kelly A. Jasen
Wayne E. Jones
Tara Jones
Tanya Lockett
Lakelyn D. McIntyre
Pam J. McKinney
Rebecca McLellan
Kristi Meyers
Jennifer A. Miller
Tracy A. Moore
James Myers
Lynnea Myers
Caitlin J. Newby
Richard S. Norris
Katie Odom
Sharhonda L. Owens
Miguel Puentes
Stacey M. Ramos
Scott A. Remington
Brandon M. Rogers
Leslie R. Saam
Kelly F. Scharer
Frederick Stallworth
Staci Stutts
Thomas J. Styranec
Oliver Sumlin
Raymond Andrew Vannice
Carolyn R. Ward
William W. Wilson
Michael Wise
Susan A. Woolf
Ahmound Rahshaud Young