Increasing the capacity OF people to care for one another

Mission, Vision, and Service Area

Board of Directors

Justin Gibson, Board Chair

Benson Financial

Forrest Gossett, VP Campaign
Salt River Journal

Doug Aeilts, VP Planning
Northeast Power  

Kevin Arthaud, VP Allocations 

Hannibal Regional  

Denise Damron, Secretary 

United Way Executive Director   

Jim Humphreys, Treasurer 

Luck, Humphreys, & Associates

 Chad Ford, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer 

Commerce Bank  

Jill Janes, Past President 

Missouri Department of Education 

Scott Boehmer, Member


Shawn Brown, Member

Hannibal Public Schools

Andrea Campbell, Member

Hannibal Board of Public Works 

Jeff Curl, Member 

Curl, Hark, and Holiday LLC

Dave Dexheimer, Member 

Hannibal LaGrange University  

Ed Foxall, Member

Retired - Media Professional  

 Roy Hark,

Retired - City of Hannibal

Tracie Hark, Member 

NEMO Ambulatory Surgery Center  

Crystal Hawk, Member 

Cary, Welch, Hickman, & Hawk LLP   

Dawn Lowery, Member  

US Bank 

Talley Smith, Member

Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney  

Richard Tumbleson, Member
General Mills

Carl Watson, Member

F&M Bank and Trust, Co.



Denise Damron, Executive Director

Teresa Niemeyer, Administrative Assistant

Teresa Niemeyer, Administrative Assistant

Denise joined the United Way in February of 2018. As a native of Northeast Missouri, she is passionate about creating change to positively impact the community. Her husband Dakota works at BASF. They are the proud parents of three children: Hannah, Jarret, and Ellie. They reside on Denise's family farm in Rural Hannibal. 


Teresa Niemeyer, Administrative Assistant

Teresa Niemeyer, Administrative Assistant

Teresa Niemeyer, Administrative Assistant

Teresa joined the United Way of the Mark Twain Area in October 1996. Her duties are data entry, accounts receivable, and the daily tasks to make the office run as smoothly as possible. She enjoys meeting and working with all the community. Teresa resides in Hannibal with her husband Joe and her 4 children. 

Office Documents

2019-20 Budget (pdf)


2019 Annual Report (pdf)


2018-19 990 (pdf)