Staff

Ardrienne Bradberry

Corporate Volunteer Manager, Dow Texas Operations
abradberry@dow.com

With a background in aviation for over 20 years, Ardrienne has always managed to find time to volunteer for the good of the community. Be it through her church in Houston or finding volunteer efforts on her own, Ardrienne has a heart for giving back. As the Corporate Volunteer Manager, Ardrienne manages volunteer activities within The Dow Chemical Company, creating a culture of service through established goals and objectives. 

Ardrienne earned her AA in Christian Counseling in 2014 from the Christian Bible Institute and Seminary in Spring, Texas and is also a Board Certified Christian Counselor. She sits on the board as Vice President of the Non Profit Organization, Brunch Beauty Empowerment Network, which empowers women and mentors girls in being the best that they can be. 

 

 

Kori Brown

Resource Development/ Community Outreach Manager
kjbrown@uwbc.org

Born and raised in Brazoria County, Kori graduated from University of Houston - Clear Lake and was a teacher for fourteen years in Brazosport ISD. She is the mother of two teens and is focused on making this the best community possible for our children. She is very excited to continue her public service work in this transition from the classroom to UWBC.

In her downtime, Kori enjoys summer weather at the pool and being involved with her church. 

 

 

 

Susan Cooman

Director of Resource Development
scooman@uwbc.org

Susan started her career in nonprofit with United Way of Greater Houston and has 15 years experience within the United Way network with four additional years at two UWBC partner agencies. She has proven experience in revenue generation, constituent relationship management, volunteer and staff development, marketing, and public speaking.

Volunteering is very much a part of her life and she has been involved with the following organizations: Save Our Beach Association, Surfside Beach Volunteer Fire Department, American Cancer Society, Girl Scouts, Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County, and Lion's Club. Susan and her husband moved permanently to Surfside Beach in 2001. 

 

 

Kim Demland

Administrative Manager
kdemland@uwbc.org

Kim was hired as a temporary employee to help conduct the 1983 UWBC fundraising campaign. After the campaign was completed, Kim was invited to join the staff at UWBC. She has worked in campaign, fund distribution, and community planning.

 

 

 

 

Davis Gilbert

Resource Development/ Community Outreach Manager
dgilbert@uwbc.org

Davis received his bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Baylor University in Waco, TX and has MBAs in Business Administration and Information Technology from Franklin University in Columbus, OH. His professional background includes Account Management, Project Management, Professional Development Training, Sales and Marketing and Community Involvement.   

Davis is honored to work with the United Way of Brazoria County and enjoys helping with the growing needs or our community.

Davis can also be seen in various community theatre productions in the Lake Jackson area. Recently he has portrayed various characters in “Annie”, “Les Miserables” and “Hairspray”

 
 

Gloria Luna

Director of Community Outreach
gluna@uwbc.org

Gloria has been with UWBC since 2001 and currently serves as Director of Community Outreach. Her main duty is managing the development and growth of strategic community partnerships by working with nonprofits, direct service providers and corporate partners. She is an active member of Alliance of Information & Referral Systems (AIRS).

In 2002, she became a Certified Information & Referral Specialist (CIRS) - a certification that recognizes the work experience and incorporates documentation of professional performance in the field of information and referral.

 

 

Jenna Haviland-Masters

Executive Director
jmasters@uwbc.org

Jenna, a Lake Jackson native, graduated from the University of Houston - Clear Lake with a bachelor's degree in business administration. Her nonprofit background includes two years as the Program Coordinator for Junior Achievement of Brazoria County and eight as Director of Development at Angleton Danbury Medical Center, where she focused on grant writing and fundraising for the Hospital District. Jenna became involved with UWBC as an Employee Campaign Coordinator and then as a volunteer for the Community Impact Committee.

Jenna has two teenage sons that are involved in baseball. In her downtime, you will find her at the baseball fields, supporting her boys.

 

 

Andrea Raiff

Communication Manager
araiff@uwbc.org

Andrea moved to Texas from her home state, Illinois, in 2013. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Human Services Management. Her duties as Communication Manager include attending and promoting community partner collaborations and conveying UWBC's mission through the creation of publications and graphic materials, and social media management.

Andrea's greatest joys in life are her husband and beautiful daughter, Eleanor. When she isn't traveling with her family, Andrea can be found spending her free time swing dancing, catching a yoga class, and second-hand shopping. 

 

 

Erin Vander Werff

STEM & Solutions Volunteer Manager, Dow Texas Operations
evanderwerff@dow.com

Originally from Omaha, NE, Erin and her husband, Matt, moved to Lake Jackson in 2012 to work for Dow. Erin is excited to continue to work with Dow employees, but in a different capacity. Her job with UWBC and Dow is to drive volunteerism and plan fantastic volunteer opportunities for Dow employees so they can positively impact their community. 

 

 

 

 

Pella Thane Vasut

Finance Director
pvasut@uwbc.org

With an extensive background in Payroll and Finance within small business and corporate since 1980, Pella is well suited for the demands of UWBC. Pella has been employed with UWBC since 2002, but her service to the community extends beyond this; she has served as a board member of Angleton Parks & Recreation, Angleton Area Emergency Medical Corp, and the Angleton ISD Board of Trustees, serving as Secretary. Pella has lived in Brazoria County her whole life.

She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, especially her two children and three grandsons.

 

 

 

Gloria Luna

Director of Community Outreach
gluna@uwbc.org

Gloria has been with UWBC since 2001 and currently serves as Director of Community Outreach. Her main duty is managing the development and growth of strategic community partnerships by working with nonprofits, direct service providers and corporate partners. She is an active member of Alliance of Information & Referral Systems (AIRS).

In 2002, she became a Certified Information & Referral Specialist (CIRS) - a certification that recognizes the work experience and incorporates documentation of professional performance in the field of information and referral.