United Way Cabinet - United Way Alberta Capital Region

Join United Way’s Cabinet

When people come together, incredible things happen. Join a movement of changemakers who are driven to build a strong and vibrant community where no one is left behind.

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Give Your Time to Make Change Happen

As a Cabinet volunteer, you can provide an invaluable contribution to United Way of the Alberta Capital Region’s work in our community. Share your time and talent toward the development and implementation of strategies to expand United Way’s reach and influence, increase engagement, and support year-round campaigns. With the help of caring supporters like our cabinet volunteers, we can continue to create a strong and vibrant community where no one is left behind.

Engage Your Social Purpose

Leverage United Way’s dynamic platform to fulfill your social impact potential in a way that aligns with your interests and goals. Using your unique skills and expertise, you will collaborate with a connected group of community builders and influential business leaders who drive purposeful, meaningful change.

Cabinet volunteers come from business, government, education, health and social service sectors, organized labour, and the community at large. Together, they embody the strength and diversity that the Alberta Capital Region has to offer.

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Find Your Focus

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Start creating transformative change in your community through a United Way Cabinet – each strategically focused on mobilizing changemakers for maximum impact. Together, we will create positive lasting change for a stronger and more vibrant community.

As a Cabinet volunteer, you can:   

  • Create life-changing opportunities for women and girls.
  • Activate young philanthropists.
  • Build connections with local businesses.
  • Cultivate new relationships between community influencers and United Way.
  • Share ideas and best practices for workplace giving initiatives.
  • Make our community a healthy place to live and work!

Our United Way Cabinets

Meet our Cabinet teams and learn more about their work in support of United Way.


GenNext    Women United    Corporate Solutions


Labour    Leadership Gifts    Major Gifts


Small Business    Workplace Campaigns    ReUnited Cabinet

GenNEXT Cabinet Members

Explore your social purpose through a journey of philanthropic discovery, connection, and impact that is meaningful and engaging. As a GenNEXT Cabinet member, you will meet monthly with a group of young changemakers to develop and implement the annual GenNEXT strategy, plan events, and act as a United Way ambassador in our community. 

Brett Eigner


Operational Excellence Manager, Debrand Services Inc.

Natalie Steffl


Fund Development Coordinator, BGCBigs Edmonton & Area

Alexander Bedard

Community Peace Officer, Alberta Health Services

Faye Lloyd

Manager, Divisional Coordination and Issues Management, Government of Alberta

Elaine Tran

Vice President, Student Life, Students' Association of MacEwan University

Nicole Vivian

Chemical Engineer, MEGlobal

Suparna Gupta

Digital Communications and Marketing Coordinator, Kids Kottage Foundation

Shannon Johnston

District Human Resources and Professional Development Advisor, PCL Construction

Ryan Danyluik

Manager, Commercial Project Development and Analysis, EPCOR

Baichi Chaki

Intern Architect, Stantec

Bo Sang

Asset Manager, Orbis Investments

Brianna Manning

Easy Auto Finance

Chelsi Delos Santos

Nursing Officer, Canadian Armed Forces

Chinyere Chukwu

Student, MacEwan University

Erin McIntyre

Advertising Coordinator, Government of Alberta

Halima Adenusi

Undergraduate Nurse, Alberta Health Services

Rahma Dalmar

Communications Manager, Africa Centre

Reyna Parikh

Undergraduate Nurse, MacEwan University

Shawn Singh

Project Coordinator, PCL Construction

Tanisha Ahuja

Realtor, E.X.P Realty

Vasu Aggarwal

Student, University of Alberta

Yawa Idi

Mental Health Support Coordinator, Africa Centre

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Maiyah Shariff

Student, Faculty of Arts (Native Studies) and Faculty of Education, University of Alberta

Women United Cabinet Members

United Way’s Women United Cabinet volunteers engage the philanthropic power of women and allies to create life-changing opportunities for women and girls.  

Heather MacCallum


President, NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul

Corinna Mulyk


Executive Director, Business Supports, Alberta Jobs, Economy and Trade

Danisha Bhaloo-Shivji

Manager, Fund Development, BGCBigs Edmonton & Area

Evangeline Berube

Vice President, Robert Half

Tsitsi Chiwara

Barrister & Solicitor, McKay Law

Jackie McNabb-Neher

Operations Manager, T-Lane Nation

Susie Sykes

Co-Founder, Timber Benefits

Alison Tucker

VP Marketing & Communications, PCL Construction

Maritza Velasco-Valencia

Solution Delivery Manager, PCL Construction

Cheryl Whitelaw

CEO, Peace and Power Movement Services

Terri Stiksma

Philanthropy Officer, Data and Reporting, CASA Mental Health

Major Venus Thompson

3rd CDSB Deputy Commander, Department of National Defence

Carlie Piché

IRP Portfolio Project Development Supervisor, Strathcona Refinery, Imperial

Ashley Blanchard

Branch Manager, Edmonton Entrepreneur Centre, ATB Financial

Jennifer Begin

Head of People and Culture , Safety Codes Council

Sarbjeet Sohi

Community Leader

Tamara Larson

Founder & CEO, Grow Leaders & Learn Peace Canada

Alexis Ksiazkiewicz

Associate Vice-President, Government and Community Relations, University of Alberta

Claire Quinn

Production Director, DOW

Michelle Neiviadomy

Edmonton Native Healing Centre

Dr. Farha Shariff

Senior Advisor Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Decolonization (EDID) Initiatives, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta

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Krista Davis

Executive & Team Success Manager, RUNWITHIT Synthetics Inc.

Corporate Solutions

United Way’s Corporate Solutions Cabinet volunteers work together to grow and strengthen corporate relationships with businesses who are passionate about making their community a better place.  

Brad Campbell


Edmonton Office Manager, ISL Engineering

Cal Jungwirth


Director of Permanent Placement Services, Robert Half Finance & Accounting

Michelle Devlin

Owner/Director Facilitator, Relationship Builder, Creating People Power Inc.

Colin Lechelt

Regional Vice President, North Central Alberta, BMO

Greg Wengreniuk

Contractor, Enbridge

Clayton Shaw

COO, Allwest Furnishings

Katelyn Petersen

Chief Operating Officer, RUNWITHIT Synthetics

Labour Cabinet Members

United Way’s Labour Cabinet volunteers work towards making our community a healthy place to live and work.  

Greg Mady

Greg Mady


President, Edmonton & District Labour Council

Cori Longo

Prairie Region Representative, Canadian Labour Congress

Karen Kuprys

Karen Kuprys

Secretary Treasurer, Alberta Federation of Labour

Scott Crichton

Assistant Business Manager, IBEW , Local Union 424

Leadership Gifts Cabinet Members

United Way’s Leadership Gifts Cabinet volunteers help cultivate personal connections to grow and steward our $1,200 plus donors. 

Robert Kisteleki


Senior Database Administrator, Alberta Blue Cross

Ruben Thunder


Planning & Scheduling Manager, NAHQ ICS, PCL Construction

Lara Pal

Manager, Regional Services Prairie Region Operations, Enbridge

Peter Sinclair

Senior Estimator, PCL Industrial Management

Jonathan Dominski

Operations Support Department Leader, Imperial Oil

Major Gifts Cabinet Members

United Way’s Major Gifts Cabinet volunteers build new relationships with community influencers in the Alberta Capital Region. 

Matt Evans


President & CEO, CWB Wealth Management

Joe Deutscher


Small Business Cabinet Members

United Way’s Small Business Cabinet volunteers recruit and connect with small businesses and entrepreneurs in our community to join the Small Business Circle. 

Tyler Tollefson


Business Excellence Group Inc.

Chris Eveleigh

Manager, Special Projects, PCL Industrial Management

Tony Prsa

Vice President, Harvard Property Management

Eric Reid

Associate Director, CFS Finance, CWB

Noreen Remtulla

Senior External Relations Advisor, City of Edmonton

Workplace Campaigns Cabinet Members

United Way’s Workplace Campaigns Cabinet volunteers share ideas and best practices for workplace giving initiatives.  

Pauline Smale


CEO, The Family Centre

Mario Kulas


Scotford HSSE Manager, Shell Canada

Ray Kennedy

Director of Projects, Midstream, Worley

Anastasia Lim

Executive Director, Community Engagement, University of Alberta

Maury Porter

Vice President, LP Canadian Operations, Enbridge

Vanessa Charlwood

Regional Director, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service

Bruce Ferguson

Branch Manager, LRT Expansion & Renewal, City of Edmonton

Mary Persson

Deputy Minister, Infrastructure, Government of Alberta

Ian Mckinnon

Manager, Civil Operations, PCL Construction

Bryce Stewart

Deputy Minster, Government of Alberta, Transportation and Economic Corridors

ReUnited Cabinet

United Way's ReUnited Cabinet volunteers share their experience and knowledge to inspire retirees (or those nearing retirement) to continue giving back to the community in new and meaningful ways.

Linda Maul

Executive Coach, Mentor Coach & Author, Accountability by Design

Brian Dompe


Sam Shaw

Owner and CEO, Allwest Furnishings

Brian Sawyer

Executive Director, Men's Sheds Canada

Fay Orr


Louise Hayes


Ray Guidinger

Vice President, Cross Country Parts Distributors