United Way Staff

Interim Executive Director - Dolly Stokes

Her United Way experience includes leading the Entergy Campaign in Arkansas , serving on the  United  Way of Beaumont's Board of Directors and Campaign Cabinet, and chairing the Large Industrial Division.  Her internships during graduate school were at a Dallas social service agency receiving United Way grant funds, and for the City of Dallas Human Development Dept. overseeing grant funds to social service agencies.

"I am excited about and committed to the important work done by the many volunteers working on the campaign  now and the great  agency partners ", Dolly said.

She is a University of Texas-Austin graduate and earned a Master's Degree in Public Administration and a Master's Degree in Social Work Administration at UT-Arlington. Upon receiving the award for a U.S. Presidential Management  Intern, she elected to work for the  U.S. Environmental  Protection Agency  in Dallas before moving to  Beaumont.

She and her husband Jim are native Texans. They moved to Victoria from New Orleans due to his family 's deep roots in Victoria  County.

The Board, under the leadership of Jennifer Yancey (Vice President of College Advancement and External Affairs  at  Victoria College, and immediate past  United Way Board  Chair) will  be conducting  a  national search  over  the  next  three  months  for  the  permanent  Executive  Director  for  Victoria  County  United Way .

Contact Staff

Dolly Stokes
Office Phone (361) 578-3561
Fax: (361) 578-8309
Email Address: dstokes_unitedway@tisd.net