Acton-Boxborough United Way is governed by an all-volunteer board of community members and a part-time Executive Director who provides valuable leadership, expertise and coordination of our efforts to improve lives in Acton and Boxborough.


Jeannie Meijer, President

Karen Coll, Treasurer 
Jennifer Orcutt, Secretary


Board of Directors


Marie Altieri

Mary Ann Ashton

Mark Burak
Karen Collins, Nominations Chair

Faith Erickson

Krish Gupta

Laura Kaye, Grant Allocations Chair

Peter McKeon
Jeannie Meijer, Campaign Co-Chair

Ruma Neogy
Lisa Pratt, Campaign Co-Chair

Mike Ross

Dewi Win, Communications & Technology Chair

Cheryl Witty


ABRHS Student Board Members


Srija Nagireddy 

Katrina Sousounis


Rachel Sagan

Rachel Sagan, Executive Director

Rachel Sagan has dedicated her career to public interest law, philanthropy and non-profit management. She recently worked as the Director of Development for a regional land trust managing the annual fund as well as capital campaigns for land purchases and endowment. She currently Co-Chairs the Board of the Women's and Gender Studies at Brandeis University. She co-founded the Women, Philanthropy and the Environment group. Rachel was named Non-Profit Executive Director of the Year by the Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce in 2016. She graduated from Northeastern University School of Law and Harvard University, magna cum laude.


 Meghan Blute-NelsonMeghan Blute-Nelson, Business Manager

Meghan has an MBA in Public & Nonprofit Management from Boston University's Questrom School of Business, and a B.A. from Georgetown University. She has a background working in the education sector, most recently as the Director of Finance and Operations at Boston Preparatory Charter Public School. She is the Co-Chair and former Treasurer of the Acton-Boxborough Family Network and a Coach with Budget Buddies.


Rita Gupta Rita Gupta, Major Donor Manager

Rita has an MBA from Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business and a B.A. from University of Wisconsin.  She has a background working in accounting, finance, and account management.  Most recently, Rita is pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Harvard University’s Harvard Extension School.  She is actively involved with the Bare Hill Rowing Association and serves on the board of the Acton Memorial Library Foundation.

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