United Way of Tarrant County today announced Regina Williams, Vice President of Community Investment, as the organization’s new Arlington Regional Director effective immediately.
In her new role as Vice President of Community Investment and Arlington Regional Director, Ms. Williams will direct, coordinate and supervise volunteer-driven community initiatives, processes and activities and integrate them with the organization’s mission. She will work with community leaders to provide a comprehensive, collaborative approach to solving social issues in Arlington, as well as assist with community planning and capacity building.
“Regina is a dynamic leader dedicated to working on behalf of the Arlington community and those in need,” said TD Smyers, president and CEO of United Way of Tarrant County. “We are confident she will build on the great work already underway in Arlington.”
Ms. Williams will continue to oversee United Way of Tarrant County’s Mission United, a military and veterans outreach and services initiative. Under her leadership, Mission United’s new TXServes-North Texas program served more than 1,500 veterans, active duty military members and their families in 26 North Texas counties in its first six months.
Before joining United Way of Tarrant County, Ms. Williams was the former Grant and Strategic Partnership Coordinator at Dunbar High School in the Fort Worth Independent School District, where she focused on grant compliance, campus branding and corporate and community partnerships. She is a member of the Fort Worth Area Alliance of Black School Educators Executive Board and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. She has an MSW in social work from Missouri State University and is licensed in the state of Texas as a social worker.
Ms. Williams replaces Cynthia Jensen, who recently retired after nine years in the Arlington office.