Texas Health Resources CEO Barclay E. Berdan is the new chairman of the United Way of Tarrant County campaign for 2016-2017.
As chairman, Berdan will lead volunteer efforts at hundreds of Tarrant County workplaces to raise funds to support the health and human service work of United Way and its partner agencies.
Berdan, who joined Texas Health in 1986 and became the network’s chief in September 2014, also chairs the American Heart Association Tarrant County Chapter and serves on the steering committee of the Fort Worth Blue Zones Project.
Kevin Buehler, the retired CEO of Alcon Laboratories Inc., is United Way’s new board chairman. He takes the reins from Scott Spiker, CEO of First Command Financial Services Inc., who remains on the board as immediate past board chairman. Buehler led the 2015-2016 United Way campaign.
Other board members and officers elected for 2016-2017 are: Treasurer Tommy Lawler, CEO and managing partner, Weaver; Tim McKinney, United Way president and CEO; Secretary Beverly Boyd; Jean Wallace, vice president human resources, Lockheed Martin; Corey Fickes, partner, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP; Mark Nurdin, CEO, Fort Worth Region, Bank of Texas; Richard Casarez, vice president, Oncor Electric Delivery; and Glen Sirles, community volunteer.
United Way Board members elected to a new three-year term are Riz Chand, Justin Chapa, Sean Donohue, Robin Hamilton, Rachel Harris, Jill Lyttle, Steve Newton, James Powell and Tom Stallings.
Casarez, Marcelo Cavazos, Fickes, Lawler, Nurdin, Richard Pierce and David Webb were elected to a second three-year term.