Sereana Dresbach, PhD, has been hired by the Board of Directors of the United Way of Pickaway County to serve as executive director of the organization.
Dresbach starts July 31. She replaces Michele Lanman, who resigned July 1 after serving the United Way of Pickaway County as executive director for 15 years.
“The hiring committee did an excellent job of recognizing the talent of the applicants. We had several very qualified and experienced candidates for the position that were interviewed and vetted,” said UWPC Board President Jama Cobb. “Sereana has a passion for those who live, work and raise their families here. She understands the important role the United Way plays in our county. We’re proud to have her join the organization.”
Dresbach said she is honored to serve the community in this role.
“I am so excited to be part of this united effort,” she said. “Through the United Way, people and resources come together that make all of Pickaway County a better place to live, work and grow.”
Professionally, Dresbach is a former professor in Ohio State University Extension and Ohio State University College of Medicine. The mother of three is also a former deputy director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. She also worked as a business consultant, and helps husband, Eric, in agribusiness. Dresbach is the treasurer of the board of directors for the Berger Health Foundation, and serves on the board of Haven House. She is also a member of the Circleville Sunrise Rotary Club, where she is a Paul Harris Fellow and club secretary.