Kalei C. LaFave - President/CEO
The United Way welcomes native and longtime resident Kalei C. LaFave as the President/CEO of United Way of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties.
has a vast range of knowledge, leadership skills and proven performance dealing with the public and business leaders in Cowlitz, Clark and Wahkiakum Counties.
has one son, Kalani 19yrs. who is a 2012 graduate of Mark Morris High School
and student at Lower Columbia College
has one daughter, Maile 17 yrs. who is a senior at Mark Morris HIgh School
Kalei is a 1980 graduate of Robert A. Long High School.
work in the community has been as a City Council appointed Parks and Recreation two term board member, an EMT for Cowlitz 2 Fire
and Rescue, a classified sign language interpreter for the hearing impaired, and a board position on Western Youth Baseball.
Through these experiences, Ms. LaFave
has demonstrated excellent decision-making skills, leadership and heartfelt compassion to those in need.
Kalei has worked as a Sales and Marketing Director for major hotel chains for many years.
efforts have yielded success in new business development.
community outreach and employment background are all benefits for her