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The United Way of Baldwin County is in communication with the Baldwin County EMA, American Red Cross, and multiple emergency aid agencies across the county to assist in short and long term recovery for flood victims. “The assessment of damage and need over the next several days will be critical to determining the next steps in the relief process” said Marina Simpson, Executive Director of the United Way of Baldwin County. “We are committed to assisting in the relief process and are working closely with our agencies and county officials to ensure that the needs are met.”
For victims in need of assistance, contact the United Way of Baldwin County at 251-943-2110. For 24-hour assistance or information about disaster services anywhere in the state of Alabama, individuals can dial 211.
For more information about 211, visit www.211connectsalabama.org.
United Way of Baldwin County announces Simpson as Executive Director and Mummah as Campaign and Program Director
Marina Simpson has been named Executive Director of the United Way of Baldwin County. Simpson is new to the role of Executive Director, but not new to United Way. She began her involvement with the United Way in 2009 as a volunteer. In 2010 she was as the founding chairman of the United Way of Baldwin County Young Leaders Society and began serving on the Board of Directors in 2013. Most recently, Simpson served on the board as the Vice-Chairman.
In addition to her service to United Way, she has been involved in several service organizations in Baldwin County including CAREHouse,Baldwin County’s Child Advocacy Center Board of Directors, Kiwanis Club of Spanish Fort and Daphne, and Community Service Coordinator for MOPS on the Eastern Shore. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama.
Simpson is married Matt Simpson and they reside in Daphne with their 2 children.
Lana Mummah has been promoted to Campaign and Program Director of the United Way of Baldwin County. She has worked for organization since 2008. In her new role, Mummah will be responsible for organizing the United Way campaign each year and ensuring it’s success. She will also oversee various United Way programs in addition to her current responsibilities.
Mummah is involved in several service organizations including the Emergency Food and Shelter Board, Family Service Center Advisory Board and VOAD. She is a member of First Baptist Church of Foley where she teaches Sunday School.
Mummah is married to Ken Mummah and they reside in Foley with their daughter.
“We are excited about what the future holds for the United Way of Baldwin County” stated Katherine Wills, board chairman. “We are confident in both Marina and Lana and know that their teamwork, coupled with their desire to serve others, will help to grow the United Way and benefit the citizens of Baldwin County.”