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Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors

Our volunteer board sets direction for the organization, ensures appropriate resources, and provides oversight of programs, finances, legal compliance and values. Berkshire United Way is committed to the highest ethical standards and has adopted a Code of Ethics which every volunteer, staff member and representative attests annually.


Christina Wynn, Berkshire Community College
Board Chair

Mike Stoddard, Greylock Federal Credit Union
Vice Chair

Peter Marchetti, Pittsfield Cooperative Bank

The Rev. Samuel J. Smith, St. Paul's Episcopal Church


Pat Callahan, Community Volunteer

Jaime Campbell, Williams College

Jason Cuyler, Berkshire County Sheriff's Office

Warren Dews, New England Newspapers, Inc.

Laurie Gallagher, SABIC

Jennifer Glockner, City of Pittsfield

Barbara Guido, Berkshire Bank

Matthew Kirchner, Pittsfield Police Dept.

Chuck Leach, III, Lee Bank

Ursula Maloy, General Dynamics Mission Systems

Douglas McNally, Frosthollow Associates

Chris Montferret, General Dynamics Mission Systems

David Reinhart, Community Volunteer

Richard Rowe, Community Volunteer

Dr. Jason Ostrander, MSW, Sacred Heart University

Alycia Sacco-Duquette, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Christopher Smith, Hillcrest Educational Centers

Veronica Torres Martin, Berkshire Medical Center

President & CEO

Candace Winkler


Candace Winkler    
President & CEO     
(413) 442-6948 x19

Finance & Administration

Valerie Schueckler
Director of Finance & Administration
(413) 442-6948 x17

Nycole Gallagher
Finance Assistant
(413) 442-6948 x14

Resource Development

W. Duffy Judge   
Development Manager
(413) 442-6948 x12

Gretchen Weber
Development Associate
(413) 442-6948 x33

Community Impact

Karen Vogel
Director of Community Impact
(413) 442-6948 x20

Julie Singley    
Program Manager, Community Impact  
(413) 442-6948 x32

Volunteer Engagement

Brenda Petell
Director of Volunteer Engagement
(413) 442-6948 x18

Marketing & Communications

Karrie A. Buratto    
Marketing & Communications Specialist 
(413) 442-6948 x11