December 2017 Volunteer of the Month
Nissan North America
Tim Slate is originally from Smyrna, TN, where he resides with his wife, Leigh Anne, and two children, Mary Leigh, sophomore at Stewarts Creek High School, and Kenneth, sixth grader at Rock Springs Middle School. Tim works at Nissan North America where he has served in various roles for the past 22 years.
Tim served as the United Way Employee Campaign Manager (ECM) for the Nissan Smyrna plant in 2014 and 2015. Currently, he is an active member of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Board of Directors. Tim is actively involved with each annual United Way engagement event through sponsorships, coordinating volunteer engagement opportunities and hosting collection sites. He does an incredible job communicating the work of United Way to Nissan employees through their company newsletter and by hosting ECM trainings and other United Way events. Tim has attended a variety of Experience Impact program tours and participated in the United Way Community Investment panel. Tim was an active member of the Rutherford Books from Birth Advisory Council before United Way took over program operation in 2015.
Tim said, “The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon County serves the community by supporting agency programs and holding them accountable for true positive impact. United Way’s outstanding support of health, education, and financial stability is a bright spot in the community and I am proud to be a part of it.”