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descriptions below.

Thank you for your interest in creating opportunities and inspiring hope for a better tomorrow!  We welcome you to explore the many ways you can be part of the United Way Campaign Team at UCF.  Use our contact form or reach us at LiveUnited@ucf.edu or 407-823-3094.

Campaign Advocate

There is an Advocate serving in many departments on campus, each promoting the campaign and providing support to their colleagues as needed. Each department’s culture is unique. Below are some of the various levels of involvement Advocates may have.

Advocates receive an advocate certification, a certificate of service after the campaign, and are eligible for the Advocate Leadership Award.

Department Contact/Resource
  • attend orientation
  • is informed about the campaign
  • distributes campaign information within their department
  • helps colleagues with campaign questions or directs them to someone who can help


Department Advocate
  • attend orientation
  • serves as a department contact and does one or more of the following:
  • promotes employee participation through events that provide pledge cards, online donation station, or instructions for donating
  • speaks at department meetings and events or invites speakers from the campaign or charities
  • creates displays and other creative means of promoting awareness of the campaign


University Advocate
  • attend orientation and does one or more of the following:
  • serves as a department advocate
  • chairs or serves on a university campaign committee, cabinet, or event, or serves in a leadership position with the campaign.
  • volunteers at university campaign activities
  • contributes articles or other items to the Campaign Connection newsletter
  • attends tours and volunteer activities at area agencies and shares those experiences with other



Leadership and Committees

These individuals take a leadership role in the planning and implementation of the campaign at the university level.

  • Campaign Cabinet Chair, Rich Sloane
  • Campaign Logistics and Volunteer Manager, Tee Rogers
  • Social Media Director, Vacant
Committee Chairs
  • Marketing Co-Chairs, Megan Pabian and Crystal Colvenbach
  • Prize Committee,  Vacant
  • Community Needs Awareness & Volunteering, Vacant
  • Gratitude Committee, Vacant
Event Chairs

Campaign Cabinet

The Campaign Cabinet is an executive champion board charged with leadership donor outreach, advocacy for the campaign at major events, intentionally seeking strategic meetings and events to speak about the campaign, and advocating at higher levels of the university. They also help to oversee campaign management by actively reviewing marketing materials and suggesting improvements to increase participation.

Campaign Cabinet Chair

Richard Sloane, Director,
Community Relations, Education and Human Performance

Cabinet Members
  • Belinda Higgs Hyppolite, Assistant Vice President, Student Development and Enrollment Services
  • Michael Frumkin, Dean, College of Health and Public Affairs
  • Deborah German, Dean, College of Medicine
  • Linda Gooch, Head Coach, Spirit Program, Athletics
  • Thomas HopeAssistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, News and Information
  • Fred Kittinger, Associate Vice President and Director of State and Local Government Affairs, University Relations 
  • Gary Nichols, Instructor, College of Business Administration
  • David Norvell, Assistant Vice President, Sustainability Initiatives
  • Melvin Rogers, Associate Dean, College of Health and Public Affairs
  • Rick Schell, Vice President and Chief of Staff, Office of the President
  • Greg Schuckman, Assistant Vice President and Director, Federal Relations and Research Advancement, University Relations
  • Montel Watson, Director, Resource Management
  • James Wright, Professor, Sociology