Board of Directors


Interested in becoming a United Way board member? Please email your resume to the Executive Director at Title the subject line "United Way Board Member Inquiry" to potentially be added to the current Board of Directors' list of candidates. When a spot is available the Board will nominate names and may reach out to learn more about why you would like to participate. 


2023-2024 Board of Directors 

Ryan Remmers
Watertown Police Department
Term Ends: January 2026
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Melissa Terronez
Vice President
First Interstate Bank 
Term Ends: January 2024


Brock Asmussen
Past President
Dacotah Bank
Term Ends: January 2024
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Mark Reierson
First Premier Bankcard
Final Term Ends: January 2025
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Melissa Herrboldt 
KXLG Radio
Term Ends: January 2025
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Jason Hutt
Past President
Term Ends: January 2022
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Traci Rabine
Past President
Eide Bailly
Final Term Ends: January 2024
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Josh Hogue
Past President
Final Term Ends: January 2024
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Eric Buetler
Innovative Fabricators
Term Ends: January 2025
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Joey Patek
Term Ends: January 2026
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Sean Melmer
First PREMIER Bankcard
Term Ends: January 2026
Mitchell Koehn
Austin, Strait, Benson, Thole & Koehn LLP
Term Ends: January 2026
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Grace Tschakert
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System
Term Ends: January 2026




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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