The United Fund of Surry welcomes Catrina Alexander to the Board of Directors. Catrina and husband Mel reside Mount Airy and have two children, Jackson and Macy Smith. Catrina has lived in Mount Airy since graduating from Western Carolina University in 1991. She worked for Surry County from 1993-2005, until which time she became the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Mount Airy. In March of 2018, Mrs. Alexander became the Career Development Coordinator for Mount Airy City Schools and is excited to continue to serve students and families. She serves as the Foundation Chair for Surry Sunrise Rotary and on the planning committee for the NC Women’s LeadHership Conference. She was honored to receive the Greater of Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award for 2016.
Catrina has been a long time supporter of the United Fund through workplace campaigns held through the City of Mount Airy. In addition, she participated in the United Fund by representing the Reeves Community Foundation, one of the United Fund's 26 member agencies. In 2015-2016, Catrina served as the United Fund of Surry Campaign Chair and raised over $480,000. Catrina's knowledge of the community and diversity of experience with the United Fund will be a strong addition to the United Fund Board.