The United Way of Central Arkansas announced it added three new board members.

The new members are Chase Blackwell of TriTechne, Skip Colvin of Arvest Bank and Kim Slaughter of The Blue Focus.

“The new board members are an excellent addition to our board,” Executive Director Maret Cahill-Wicks said.

United Way of Central Arkansas President Bret Carroll said: “As we move forward here at the United Way of Central Arkansas, we are thrilled to add these three outstanding individuals to our board. Their valuable experience and expertise across the areas of Business, Marketing and Technology will help guide UWCA on its mission to advocate and fund programs that are important to our community.”

Cahill-Wicks added, “We’re pleased to welcome these new members to United Way of Central Arkansas’ board of directors. We have great faith that their contributions will strengthen United Way’s reach and connect our work to a broader spectrum of our community.”

The new board members join current board members Carroll; Jason Culpepper, vice president; Sara Goodman, treasurer, finance and administrator; Sena Lovette-Crafton, secretary; Reggie Rose, community impact; Marsha Joyner, marketing and communications; Tom Anderson, resource development; Mike Armstrong, resource development; Mary Etta Qualls, financial empowerment; Erin Simpson, financial empowerment; Kelley Erstine; Osmar Garcia; Michelle Hoyt; Eric King; Gary Logan; Cate McConnell; Susan McCoy; Jay Myers; Steve Presley; Shawanna Rodgers; Jerry Rye; and Debbie Townsend.

Wicks added, “We are very excited to welcome these new board members. We actively sought these members for their talents and our needs on this board. I can’t wait to see how their participation adds in the growth of UWCA."