HOUSTON (May 9, 2018) – United Way of Greater Houston elected six new trustees to its board at United Way’s annual meeting on April 24. They will serve a three-year term. “We are thrilled to welcome these respected business and community leaders to the United Way of Greater Houston Board of Trustees,” said Anna M. Babin, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Houston. “Our organization and our community will surely benefit from their vision, their guidance, and their expertise. We are so grateful for their willingness to serve.” Jamey Rootes, president of the Houston Texans, was elected as chair of the Board of Trustees. Scott Prochazka, president and CEO of CenterPoint Energy, will serve as the 2018-19 Community Campaign Chair. New members of the board of trustees are: • Dorothy Ables, former chief administrative officer, Spectra Energy Corp. • David Baker, Houston area manager, SWBC Mortgage • Amy Chronis, Houston managing partner, Deloitte • Sandy Johnson, CEO, Barrios Technology • Blake Pounds, Houston office managing director, Accenture • Chuck Stokes, president and CEO, Memorial Hermann Health System About United Way of Greater Houston For more than 95 years, United Way of Greater Houston has been a leader and trusted partner in improving lives, tackling key community social issues, and making a lasting difference. Last year, United Way of Greater Houston touched the lives of nearly 2 million of our neighbors in the Bay Area and in Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery, and Waller counties. United Way focuses on strengthening our community by developing children and youth to their full potential, creating strong families and safe neighborhoods, sustaining senior independence and rebuilding people’s lives in times of crisis. United Way of Greater Houston is the best way to make the biggest difference in our community. For more information, please visit, http://unitedwayhouston.org.