United Cerebral Palsy has elected four new members to its national Board of Trustees and four leaders to serve as officers of the Board. Edward G. "Woody" Connette, an attorney in Charlotte, N.C., will lead the Board of Trustees as its new Chair. Connette has long had an interest in public policy, litigation related to disabilities, health care and mental health and has been involved with disability groups for more than 20 years. He is joined on the Board by Ian Ridlon, Mark Boles and Pamela Talkin, and by new members Michael Burke Jr., Ruth Gullerud, Melvin "Chip" Hurley, Linda Maguire and Rob White. Learn more about UCP's new leaders.