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Board of Directors & Staff


Rebecca Kanaly, Executive Director and CEO

Rebecca has served as Executive Director/CEO since 2014, where she has overseen the distribution over $1 million to over 60 charities.  She assembles the "Get Involved Eagle County" newspaper column, annually coordinates hundreds of volunteers, has orchestrated successful fundraising events and has quadrupled the organization's annual operating budget.   She has also broadened UWERV's scope to provide fiscal sponsorship administrative relationships that foster innovation, efficiency and accountability.

Prior to joining United Way, she served in nonprofit executive management as Vice-President of Sustainability of Helmet Heads, Inc., Treasurer and Co-founder of Eagle Valley Senior Life and Secretary and Historian of Cancer League of Colorado. An entrepreneur, she also co-founded several for profit luxury home companies in Denver, Colorado and provided consulting for the City and County of Denver with the Daniel's Consulting Firm.  She holds an Executive MBA with honors from the University of Denver Daniel’s College of Business as a Daniels Social Capital Award and a Daniel’s Cup award recipient. Rebecca holds distinction as a Colorado Mountain College HERO Scholar and is in the CMC Alumni Hall of Fame. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Rebecca has lived in the Eagle River Valley since 2006.


Sara Amberg, Chair

Trevor Davis, Treasurer

Randy J. Simmonds

Jeff Corn

Lawrence Stephens