Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

County's United Way Director Resigns.(Journal North)

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

The longtime president and CEO of United Way of Santa Fe County resigned Monday.

Ron Stevens, who had led the charitable funding agency for 14 years, said he and his wife decided they must earn more money for their children's upcoming college tuition and their own retirement.

"We just have not been able, between our combined salaries, to feel comfortable about the future. ... We spent our earlier years doing good work," Stevens said.

In a prepared statement issued by the United Way, Stevens said that he had received "at least as much I have given to this exemplary organization, and to this community, and I am grateful for the time I have spent here. …

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