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.


Jennifer Stone, President
Karen Coll, Treasurer
Jennifer Orcutt, Secretary

Board of Directors


Mary Ann Ashton

Jay Bhatia
Mark Burak
Karen Collins

Laura Kaye, Grant Allocations Chair
Catherine Longwell, Campaign Chair

Elizabeth Markiewicz

Peter McKeon
Jeannie Meijer
Lisa Pratt

Dewi Win, Communications & Technology Chair


ABRHS Student Board Members

Alicia Yang


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, a Coach with Budget Buddies, and serves on the board of the Acton Cooperative School.


Rita Gupta Rita Gupta, Major Donor Manager

Rita has been an active community volunteer in Acton for 12 years and is excited to support the community in this new role.

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