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August 14, 2023

Contact:          Kelly McCarthy, Board President

Phone:            (413) 446-5127


The Board of Directors of the Northern Berkshire United Way (NBUW) is excited to announce the appointment of Patti Messina as Interim Executive Director.


"We are excited to work with Patti in her new role” says Kelly McCarthy, Board President. Patti will transition from her current role as Office Manager and Resource Coordinator where she excelled in meeting the needs of the organization and the Board. “Her personality, strong work ethic, and experience have moved the organization forward, NBUW will continue to thrive under her leadership.”


A lifelong resident of Northern Berkshire County, Patti has been with Northern Berkshire United Way for the past 6 years, prior to this she was an integral team member for other nonprofit organizations serving children and families. She is very involved in and committed to the Northern Berkshire communities. “We are grateful for the opportunity to work closely with Patti as we continue the important work of supporting our neighbors and friends in Northern Berkshire County,” added McCarthy.


Since 1936, the Northern Berkshire United Way has provided funding to member agencies in North Berkshires that support health, education, financial stability, and safety net programs.

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