Board of Directors

The Watertown Area United Way's Board of Directors has a strong dedication to maintaining the highest ethical standards. The reputation and success of our organization rely on the moral conduct of all individuals affiliated with us and the agencies we serve. If you are interested in joining our board, please send an email to


2024-2025 Board of Directors 

Melissa Terronez
First Interstate Bank 
Term Ends: January 2027
Melissa Herrboldt 
Vice President
KXLG Radio
Term Ends: January 2025
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Sean Melmer
First PREMIER Bank
Term Ends: January 2026
Grace Tschakert
Immaculate Conception
Term Ends: January 2026
Ryan Remmers
Past President
Watertown Police Department
Term Ends: January 2026
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Brock Asmussen
Past President
Dacotah Bank
Final Term Ends: January 2027
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Mark Reierson
First Premier Bankcard
Final Term Ends: January 2025
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Jason Hutt
Past President
Lake Area Technical College 
Final Term Ends: January 2025
Eric Beutler
Innovative Fabricators
Term Ends: January 2025
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Joey Patek
Term Ends: January 2026
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Mitchell Koehn
Austin, Strait, Benson, Thole & Koehn LLP
Term Ends: January 2026
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Bob Boes
Term Ends: January 2027
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Derek Barrios
Watertown School District
Term Ends: January 2027




Watertown Area United Way Board of Directors can register for BoardSource aka BoardWalk. A product exclusively offered to United Way Board of Directors offering a digital library of trainings, marketing resources, D.E.I. activities and more/ The membership is free to all United Way Board members but requires verification from a local Executive staff member to activate. More details can be found at BoardSource Membership and Digital Library | Live United (

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