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UWTC Welcomes New Regional Director

Monday, May 6, 2024
Shanna Snider, UWTC Regional Director

UWTC announced today Shanna Snider has joined the organization as Regional Director. In this position, Snider will work closely with community leaders to provide a comprehensive approach to solving social issues in and throughout Tarrant County, with a particular focus on Northeast Tarrant and the Greater Arlington area.

Snider brings an extensive background in driving impact, collaboration and leadership. Before joining UWTC, Snider led a multidisciplinary team at a private consulting firm specializing in disaster preparation, response and recovery. She also played a pivotal role in shaping organizational impact as the Director of Humanitarian Affairs and Outreach for the nonprofit Global Support and Development.

“We are excited to welcome Shanna to our Community Investment team,” said Chris Alvarado, UWTC’s vice president of Community Investment. “She has a history of connecting people and organizations to create lasting impact and drive change. I look forward to seeing her in action.”

Snider’s background is rich in volunteer work in both local and international development settings, including mentoring to Doctors Without Borders and serving as the Board Chair for GOALS Haiti, an organization that focuses on youth development through sport. 

“I am thrilled to channel my passion for community and my experience in building collaborations into my work at United Way of Tarrant County,” said Snider. “Tarrant County has always been home for me, and I look forward to building on UWTC’s great work here.”

Snider holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science in Humanities from Excelsior University.

About United Way of Tarrant County

United Way of Tarrant County brings people together to build strong communities where everyone thrives. As a nonprofit leader, we help communities tackle tough challenges and work with private, public, and nonprofit partners to boost education, financial stability and health resources, and respond in times of crisis. We help nearly 325,000 people every year through our resources. In 2022, we celebrated our 100th anniversary and launched our GET UNITED campaign to drive community impact for another century in Tarrant County.