Two members step up to lead Women in Philanthropy
United Way’s Women in Philanthropy is proud to announce that members Lorrie Wilson and Ruth Miller will now lead the group as co-chairs.
Together they will coordinate and organize the group’s many activities benefiting local foster youth, including life skills workshops, drives and the annual luncheon.
Lorrie worked for the State of California for 37 years, mostly in the Department of Transportation, before retiring to pursue her passion for volunteer work. Lorrie is involved in all facets of United Way’s Women in Philanthropy, serves on United Way’s Income Impact Council and also serves as a liaison for the California State Employees Charitable Campaign to raise money for our local communities. Lorrie grew up in Southern California and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She lives in Granite Bay with her husband Bruce and daughter Kaitlin.
Ruth is vice president of insurance operations and marketing at Wraith, Scarlett & Randolph Insurance Services, Inc., where she manages and oversees the commercial insurance, personal insurance, employee benefit health and marketing departments. She serves on United Way’s board of directors and on the Health Impact Council. She also served on United Way’s Yolo Leadership Council from 1999-2002 and was on the Woodland United Way board of directors from 1990-2002, serving two years as president. She is a member of the Woodland Chamber Singers and received her bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University.
We can’t wait to see what United Way’s Women in Philanthropy accomplishes in 2013!