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Community Impact Cabinet

August 2016, the Community Impact Cabinet convened for the first time.

The Community Impact Cabinet (CIC) is a group of community-minded, subject-area experts from Volusia and Flagler counties. This dynamic group of individuals is responsible for strategically mapping United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties' priority areas, reviewing requests for funding, recommending Community Impact funding, and monitoring programs and results from those programs. To view a more detailed explanation, follow the Job Description link provided. 


The CIC is comprised of 14 members and is chaired by Chet Bell.  


Education Financial Stability Health Finance

Jennifer Kelly

Volusia County Schools

Janet Hamer,


Mary Jo Allen,

Halifax Health Hospice

Edward Dimayuga,

Legacy Law Associates


Cathy Twyman,

Daytona State College


Dan Davis,



Robert Snyder,

Department of Health, Flagler


John Polizzi,


Maralee Walsh,

Retired Professor

Robin King, 

CareerSource Flagler Volusia

Patricia Boswell

Department of Health, Volusia


Chet Bell,

Cabinet Chair


 Lynette Shott,

Flagler County Schools


Ashley Peters





The CIC is responsible for the visioning and strategic direction of the Community Impact Model for the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties. The three main areas of focus for the Cabinet are: strategy mapping, investments and implementation, and monitoring. To apply for the CIC, fill out the online application.