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Ask named new executive director of United Way of West Central Minnesota

Seyward Ask has been named the new executive director of United Way of West Central Minnesota and will assume the position on September 7.

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WILLMAR — A new executive director will head the United Way of West Central Minnesota beginning Sept. 7.

Seyward Ask has been named to lead the west central Minnesota nonprofit that focuses on support for education, health and other basic needs in a five-county service area.

Portrait of Seyward Ask, executive director of United Way of West Central Minnesota beginning Sept. 7, 2022.
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Ask will take over from Steve Gerberding, a member of the United Way board who has been serving as interim executive director since June.

Seyward most recently served as a pastor for several years at Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer. She and her husband, Justin, and their three children reside in Willmar. 

United Way of West Central Minnesota is served by a 12-member board of directors who represent communities throughout the service area of Kandiyohi, Swift, Meeker, Chippewa and Renville counties. The office is located in Willmar.

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