Ginny Mohrbutter

United Way Tar River Region

Ginny Mohrbutter, executive director of the United Way Tar River Region, has led nonprofit, charitable organizations for over 25 years and started her career while living in Vancouver, Canada, where she led the Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia.  Ginny has worked in the twin-county region 18 years, leading the Mental Health Association of the Tar River Region for 3 years and the United Way Tar River Region 15 years.  During Ginny’s tenure with United Way, the organization has raised 18 million dollars to support key areas like education, health, financial stability, social justice, and disaster/emergency response, in support of local nonprofit programs and community members.  In her role, she works closely with the Board of Directors and staff, is responsible for the operations, accountability, and effectiveness of the organization, while also promoting United Way’s work through a weekly cable TV show, being a guest columnist with the Rocky Mount Telegram, and holding relationships with various stakeholders around the community.  She currently serves on several local boards and committees, such as Chair of Nash Community College’s Student Wellness Center, Executive Member of the Emergency Food and Shelter Board, Board Secretary of Strategic Twin Counties Education Partnership, and past-chair of the Rocky Mount Kiwanis Club.  Ginny grew up in eastern North Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill for her undergraduate studies in Speech Communication the University of Guam for her graduate studies in Education.  She also completed the Nonprofit Executive Education Program through the Center for Nonprofits and the NC Institute of Minority Economic Development.  Ginny is married to Dr. Trent Mohrbutter, and they are members at Calvary Episcopal Church. They also enjoy outdoor sports, traveling, and spending time with their family.