Sarah H. Berthelot
Sarah Hamilton Berthelot serves as President and CEO of the Louisiana Association of United Ways. Leading a virtual team, Sarah coordinates opportunities for nine member United Ways to collaborate on impact, talent development and advocacy efforts. Berthelot provides statewide project coordination for the Louisiana 211 Statewide Network and the United Way ALICE Project.
Sarah has worked in the nonprofit sector for 21 years since graduating from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she served as the first elected female president of the Student Government Association. Upon graduation, she enrolled for a year of service as an AmeriCorps, Delta Service Corps Member, assigned to serve families through Lafayette Habitat for Humanity. Prior to her work with the state association, Sarah worked for United Way of Acadiana for 10 years, serving as Chief Operating Officer, Chief of Resource Development and Chief of Community Impact.
In her role, Sarah serves as the statewide disaster lead for the Louisiana 211 Statewide Network. Over the past year, Sarah has coordinated disaster response activities by 211 in coordination with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) for the COVID-19 and 2020 hurricane responses. Collectively, more than 360,000 Louisianans have been served through the efforts of this network.
Berthelot is actively engaged in the United Way Worldwide network a Past-Chair of the United Way Council of States and the National 211 CEO Partnership Group. Sarah also currently serves as a member of the US United Way Membership Accountability Committee, and 211 State Leadership Collaborative. Sarah served as a United Way Worldwide Resident Fellow in 2008 and later participated in the United Way Worldwide Advanced Leadership Program in 2013. In 2012, Sarah served on the United Way Worldwide Talent Management Task Force and United Way Worldwide Task Force for Growth.
In her volunteer leadership roles, Sarah is a board member for the Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families and mentor for the 705 Young Professional Organization in Acadiana. Through the years, Sarah has served as an Executive Board Member for the Louisiana Association of Non-Profit Organizations (LANO), President of the Junior League of Lafayette (2008), At-Large Board Member of the Association of Junior Leagues International and Chair of the Parent Group at the Episcopal School of Acadiana. Sarah is a member of Leadership Lafayette, Class XXI and founding member of the 705 Young Professional Organization in Lafayette.
Sarah has received numerous honors — including being named one of Acadiana’s “Women Who Mean Business” in 2014; recognized as “Lady of the Year” by the Faith House in 2008 and named as one of the Top 20 under 40 in 2007 by The Daily Advertiser.
Angie D. Moneaux
Finance and Administrative Associate
Angie Moneaux serves as the Finance and Administrative Associate for the Louisiana Association of United Ways. She contributes effective fiscal management and administrative operations to support the association. Angie is a graduate from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she received her degree in Business Administration. Since 2003, Angie has worked within the United Way Network for eighteen years, specifically with United Way of Acadiana in Lafayette, LA. She has worked with resource development, community impact, and mostly recently for the last eleven years, her work has been focused around administration and donor data management.
Robin H. Taylor
Director of Communications and Projects
Robin Taylor serves as the Director of Communications and Projects for the Louisiana Association of United Ways. She works closely with the state of Louisiana in managing the Louisiana State Combined Charitable Campaign (LA SCCC), an exclusive state employee fundraising campaign. In addition, Robin provides administrative and marketing support to the association and its various initiatives. Robin is a graduate from Colorado State University, where she received her degree in Public Relations/Technical Journalism. Since 2003, Robin has worked within the nonprofit sector. She began her career with Capital Area United Way and has worked within the United Way Network for over 15 years serving various roles. From event/project management, media relations, database management, website and graphic design, as well as social media, Robin has an extensive portfolio within nonprofit marketing and project management.
Carrie Vogelsang, MPH
Louisiana 211 Statewide Projects and Activation Manager
Carrie Vogelsang serves as the Louisiana 211 Statewide Projects and Activation Manager for the Louisiana Association of United Ways and the Louisiana 211 Statewide Network. She coordinates 211 statewide special projects and disaster response activities and communications with state agencies and other partners. Carrie works closely with the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) on COVID-19 and opioid response, including the new Louisiana 211 Opioid Texting Program. She supports disaster response activities in coordination with Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) during hurricane and other natural disaster state activations. Carrie holds a Master of Public Health in Public Health Administration and Policy from the University of Minnesota. She received her B.A. in International Relations and Business from the University of Southern California. Since 2002, Carrie has led programs, launched new initiatives, and facilitated cross-sector, inter-cultural, and health/racial equity-focused dialogues and collaborations with many organizations and communities throughout her career in Louisiana, Minnesota, California, Dominican Republic, Zambia, and China.
Omar Ledezma, MPA
211 Referral and Care Coordination Statewide Project Manager
Omar Ledezma serves as the 211 Referral and Care Coordination Statewide Project Manager for Louisiana Association of United Ways. He provides direct support of the Louisiana 211 Statewide Network as it delivers on aligned, high quality 211 referral and care coordination services, leveraging technology and “people powered” processes. Omar holds a Master of Public Administration from Louisiana State University. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Omar has a diverse experience working with several nonprofits in the Baton Rouge community including the LSU Food Pantry, Mid City Redevelopment Alliance, and Capital Area United Way.
Louisiana 211 Statewide Resource and Data Coordinator
Tyler Dobbs serves as the Louisiana 211 Statewide Resource and Data Coordinator. He uses his expertise in data analytics to monitor the needs and issues across Louisiana. Tyler works closely with 211 call centers across the state to be sure that the most recent and accurate information is available to help everyone better deliver on their missions. Tyler holds a Masters of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Mississippi. He received his B.A. in a double major of Philosophy and Humanities from Tulane University. His academic research and thesis focused on perception and communication. Though no longer active in academia he continues his personal philosophical interests in aesthetics, language, and Buddhist philosophy.