June 6, 2024 – 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. 3899 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110


I. Call to order | Andy Dessel 

II. Mission Moment | Andy Dessel 

III. Approve Minutes of March 14, 2024 board meeting | Andy Dessel 

IV. Committee Reports 

A. Finance and Revenue Enhancement | Carrie Amann  

Discussion item: April 2024 Year to Date Financials  and Memo on Organizational Financials

B. Nominating and Governance Committee | Serina Gaston         

Discussion item: 2024 Board Nominating Cycle

C. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee | Pedro Romero 

Discussion item: Updates on DEI Agenda and Ongoing Work

D. Member Services | Will Price 

Discussion item: 2024 UWP Conference Wrap-Up

E. Public Policy | Jennifer Reis

Discussion item: Hill Day 2024 Re-Cap

Discussion item: New Policy on Chapter 14 Utility Law

Discussion item: Dolly Parton Imagination Library Legislation

V. 2024 ALICE Data Update | Staff Lead, Board Discussion
Staff will provide a high-level overview of the new ALICE data for UWP board members, and review the list of organizations who have signed up for ALICE Council of Partners. The team will also discuss how the data will continue to roll out across the state and support our advocacy priorities.
May 28, 2024 Press Release

VI. UWW Membership Requirements | Board Action
The Board will review and vote on the United Way Worldwide Membership Requirements. The completed UWP matrix is available here.

VII. Connect-PA | Kristen Rotz 
Staff will provide an update on a statewide, branded digital equity initiative which United Way of Pennsylvania will serve as a backbone for, which combines PA 211’s community resource data collection and mapping capabilities, with United Way’s role as a convener to build a repository of resources that can support digital equity at a local level.
Connect-PA Powerpoint

VIII. PA 211 Report | Donna Clark, PA 211 Board Vice-Chair 
PA 211, Inc. leadership will provide an update on key initiatives and developments including an integrated 211/988 contact center in Chester County, and the Board’s efforts to update the PA 211 strategic plan.

IX. UWP Member Dues| Board Action 

After an extensive network engagement process, and evaluation of a variety of dues scenarios which included a change in dues structure, the board will consider a dues increase proposal to take effect January 1, 2025, which maintains the current dues structure and applies a 10 percent across the board increase, plus an ALICE contribution to secure network support for a portion of the ALICE research costs. Staff and board members will provide a summary of network feedback and key considerations for this decision.
Proposed 2025 UWP Dues

X. President’s Report | Kristen Rotz         

XI. Adjourn  

Board of Directors Meeting Dates for 2024  

DateTimeAddressZoom Address
September 12, 202410 AM – 12:00 PMZoom  
December 12, 202410 AM – 2 PMUnited Way of the Capital Region (2235 Millennium Way, Enola, PA  17025)  
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