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Emerging Leaders United (ELU) is a group of community-focused, up-and-coming professionals making positive and long-lasting change in north central Florida. ELU connects members to United Way and the community through professional development, educational opportunities and volunteering/networking events.
Emerging Leaders United Membership
Individuals between the ages of 24-44, donating at least $250 per year to the United Way Community Investment Fund are automatically members! Donations can be accepted through workplace payroll deductions (for United Way of North Central Florida affiliated companies) OR a one-time donation. Included with your membership are quarterly events.
ELU Committee Benefits
Decision-maker when determining current and future ELU programming
Recognition on ELU website and name tag during events
Invitation to United Way of North Central Florida events
Opportunity to serve as an ELU representative on the United Way of North Central Florida Board of Directors
Opportunity to serve as an ELU testimonial speaker at United Way of North Central Florida events
Opportunity to be highlighted in the ELU "Community Member Spotlight"
If you are looking to become a member of a networking group that makes a difference, look no further. If you join today, you will become a steward of the community while expanding your group of associates, friends and colleagues.
If you already donate $250 of more to United Way through your workplace and would like to connect your contribution to an ELU membership, please contact Lauri Schiffbauer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 ELU Steering Committee
• Paulette Alvarez, Nationwide Insurance
• Jared Beasley, Enterprise Holdings
• Cat Ferris, Nationwide Insurance
• Dr. Melissa Johnson, University of Florida
• Kat Kitching, Enterprise Holdings
• Ivelisse Munoz, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office
• Jeanette Porro-Gough, AvMed
• Kim Slone, Enterprise Holdings