United Way of Salt Lake CEO to serve in national leadership position

December 4, 2013
Author: Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Deborah Bayle, president and CEO of United Way of Salt Lake, has been elected to serve on United Way Worldwide's National Professional Council, a leadership body advising on issues of importance to United Way both nationally and in local communities.

She is a presidential appointee to the National Professional Council.

"The National Professional Council is a valuable leadership and advisory council to the United Way movement," said Bayle. "I look forward to being a member of this dynamic advisory group, helping to ensure that United Way continues to meet the highest standards in performance and accountability."

United Way Worldwide's National Professional Council comprises 48 United Way CEOs in the U.S. and serves as a national leadership body for a movement of nearly 1,200 member United Way organizations, advising United Way Worldwide's U.S. president and providing leadership in building the U.S. United Way system.

Bayle will serve a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2014.

A native of Ogden, Bayle has been part of United Way of Salt Lake since 1999. Under her leadership, the organization has adopted a new approach to community problem-solving called Collective Impact. She oversees United Way operations in Davis, Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties. Most recently, she was named the 2013 Utah Outstanding Nonprofit Executive at Utah Philanthropy Day.