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Jen Jabas

Executive Director

Jen has been leading our team since January of 2016. As the Executive Director Jen creates all United Way of Douglas and Pope County initiatives and leads our team to meeting our goals. In her free time Jen loves to spend her time with her husband and their two sons. They like enjoying the outdoors through hunting, fishing and camping. 



Maria Haug

Accountant & Office Manager

Maria has been working at our office since 2010. As our Office Coordinator Maria accounts for donations and dollars raise and helps keep our team on-track. Outside of work Maria keeps busy with her two daughters and husband. They enjoy spending time with family, staying active and hitting the beach!



Kendall Brickweg

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Kendall joined our team in 2016 as the Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Kendall works on communications of all forms; flyers and marketing materials, newsletters, grant writing and social media. When she isn't at work she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids; cooking, creating and working on home projects. 



Leah Wolkow

Program Coordinator

Leah joins the United Way team with 15 years of experience working in non-profit organizations. Leah carries out United Way programs by coordinating community partners and volunteers to best assist those being served through United Way programs. Outside of work Leah enjoys spending time with her 4 children and husband, working on home/DIY projects and exploring flea markets and antique shops.



Cassie Evjen

Administrative Support Assistant

Administrative Support Assistant, Cassie joined the United Way team in 2023. She has 20 years of experience working in various non-profit organizations professionally and in volunteer roles. In her free time Cassie likes to spend her time with her husband, three children and schnoodle. Cassie enjoys crafting, baking, planting flowers and spending time out on the lakes.



Board Of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of Douglas and Pope County professionals. Each member serves a three year term. Board members have the opportunity to serve two consecutive terms. 

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