Elisabeth Buck

Elisabeth Buck joined United Way of Central Iowa as the Chief Community Impact Officer in January, 2011, and led the community initiatives in the areas of Education, Income and Health for six years before succeeding Mary Sellers as President. Prior to joining United Way, she served as Iowa Governors Tom Vilsack and Chet Culver’s Deputy Chief of Staff until her appointment as Governor Culver’s Director of Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) in 2007. At United Way of Central Iowa, Elisabeth’s work focuses on advancing United Way’s mission of improving lives by leading community mobilization and United Way resources for attainment of the Goals for 2020 in Education, Income and Health. Elisabeth and her husband, Tim, have two children.

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