Dave Bezusko, Executive Director
Dave has been the Executive Director of United Way of Logan County since April 2015. He came to Bellefontaine after serving a dozen years as the Campaign & Public Relations Director at United Way of Union County in Marysville. There, he helped raise over $10 million during his tenure, with the annual campaign growing from $690,000 in 2003 to over $1 million in 2014. A life-long Ohioan, Bezusko has a sports broadcasting background that precedes his United Way career. Dave is married to his wife, Carrie, and the couple has three children. He is a Permanent Deacon in the Catholic Diocese of Columbus, serving at Our Lady of Lourdes in Marysville. Dave is also a member of the Bellefontaine Rotary Club.
Louise Norris, Bookkeeper / Office Assistant
Louise joined the United Way team in May, 2015. She is a life-long Logan County resident and a seasoned administrative professional who has spent the last 16 years at Bundy Baking Solutions in Urbana. Prior to that, she worked at Logan View and WPKO. In May 2017, Louise and her husband Bruce were honored by the Logan County Council on Aging as the 2017 Logan County Outstanding Seniors for their contributions to the community after the age of 60. Whether it’s on the job or with their many extracurricular activities, you will find Bruce and Louise, usually together, certainly never far apart, actively serving our neighbors through one of their many volunteer outlets. Always with smiles on their faces. Married for more than 50 years, their lives are a testament in how their love for one another overflows into love of their neighbors and our community. Their commitment is an example to many and equaled by few.
This was the 8th time a couple received the honor, which is meant to recognize a person’s contributions to the community after the age of 60. Bruce and Louise are active in a number of community organizations, including: Mended Hearts, Kiwanis Club of Bellefontaine, the Logan County History Center, the Bellefontaine First United Methodist Church, Rushsylvania Lions Club, and Mary Rutan Hospital.