United Way Cabinet - United Way Alberta Capital Region

United Way Cabinet

Cabinet members provide an invaluable contribution to United Way of the Alberta Capital Region’s work in our community. These volunteers are key partners in United Way’s work to ensure no one is left behind.

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The people who give their time to make change happen.

United Way values the contributions of its volunteers and recognizes their investment in our work as an essential component of our success. We thank our dedicated volunteers for sharing their time and talent toward the development and implementation of strategies to expand United Way’s reach, increase engagement, and support year-round campaigns. With the help of caring supporters like our cabinet volunteers, we can continue to be there for the most vulnerable as we recover and rebuild, supporting the well-being and success of our entire community.

Corporate Solutions

For decades, United Way has had strong relationships with businesses, large and small, in the Edmonton region who are passionate about making their community a better place. United Way’s Corporate Solutions Cabinet volunteers work together to grow and strengthen corporate relationships and business development opportunities.

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

Jordy Kupina

General Sales Manager, Volvo of Edmonton


United Way’s GenNEXT volunteers bring together young professionals who care about social causes and the issues impacting our communities in the Edmonton region. These volunteers inspire the next generation of community leaders and philanthropists by implementing annual strategies, planning events, and acting as ambassadors in the community.

Rebecca Bereziuk


Accounting Technician, Pennock Acheson Nielsen Devaney LLP Chartered Professional Accountants

Brett Eigner


Operational Excellence Manager, Debrand Services Inc.

Alexander Bedard

All In For Youth Facilitator, BGCBigs Edmonton & Area

Aradhna Chawla

Mental Wellness Coordinator, Métis Nation of Alberta

Faye Lloyd

Manager, Divisional Coordination and Issues Management, Government of Alberta

Darby Tarrant

Student, University of Alberta

Elaine Tran

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

Nicole Vivian

Chemical Engineer, MEGlobal

Feven Worede

Student, University of Alberta

Hannah Diner

Student, University of Alberta

Natalie Steffl

Fund Development Coordinator, BGCBigs Edmonton & Area

Robin Dhaliwal

EHS&S Regulatory Specialist, Dow Chemical Canada

Adam Tymko

Cost Engineer, Imperial Oil

Samantha Baxter

Senior Underwriter, Commercial Auto, Intact Insurance

Suparna Gupta

Digital Communications and Marketing Coordinator, Kids Kottage Foundation

Shannon Johnston

District Human Resources and Professional Development Advisor, PCL Construction

Haven Rice

Student, University of Alberta

Ryan Danyluik

Manager, Commercial Project Development and Analysis, EPCOR

Sydney Reid

Marketing Specialist, Fringe Theatre

Josie Tan

Alumni Relations Officer, Norquest College


Labour and United Way of the Alberta Capital Region share the goal of making the community a healthy place to live, work and raise a family.

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

The Leadership Gifts Cabinet helps cultivate personal connections with current Leadership Donors. This cabinet grows and stewards our $1,200 plus donors both inside and outside the workplace.

Robert Kisteleki


Senior Database Administrator, Alberta Blue Cross

Ruben Thunder


Planning & Scheduling Manager, NAHQ ICS, PCL Construction

Ray Guidinger

R G G Advisory Partners

Peter Sinclair

Senior Estimator, PCL Industrial Management

Major Gifts

The Major Gifts Cabinet supports United Way’s efforts to identify, engage and create long-term relationships with Major Donors in the Alberta Capital Region.

Matt Evans


President & CEO, CWB Wealth Management

Joe Deutscher


Small Business

Small business is at the heart of our community, and they’re proof that a big heart can make a big impact. United Way’s Small Business Cabinet volunteers recruit and connect with small businesses and entrepreneurs within the Edmonton region to join the Small Business Circle.

Tyler Tollefson


Business Excellence Group Inc.

Scott Claypool

Business Advisor, ATB Financial

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

Women United

Women United engages the philanthropic power of women and allies to expand United Way’s reach and influence, and increase customer support of time, talent, and treasure. These leaders support opportunities for women to strengthen the community through United Way’s social purpose platform.

Danisha Bhaloo-Shivji


Manager, Fund Development, BGCBigs Edmonton & Area

Heather MacCallum


President, NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul

Evangeline Berube

Vice President, Robert Half

Tsitsi Chiwara

Barrister & Solicitor, McKay Law

Jackie McNabb-Neher

Operations Manager, T-Lane Nation

Corinna Mulyk

Executive Director, Policy & Climate Systems, Alberta Environment & Parks

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

Manager, Social Innovation, ATB Financial

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

Human Resource Consultant, Legislative Assembly of Alberta

Sarbjeet Sohi

Community Leader

Tamara Larson

Founder & CEO, Grow Leaders & Learn Peace Canada

Barbara McKenzie

CEO, Metis Settlements Development

Workplace Campaigns

Each year, hundreds of workplaces across the Alberta Capital Region run their own United Way employee giving campaigns. United Way’s Workplace Campaigns Cabinet volunteers represent their organization or sector’s workplace campaign to drive results and share ideas and best practices for employee giving programs.

Pauline Smale


CEO, The Family Centre

Mario Kulas


Scotford HSSE Manager, Shell Canada

Vlad Ahmad

Senior VP Operations and Business Transformation, CWB

Mary Jane James

CEO, Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE)

Ray Kennedy

Director of Projects, Midstream, Worley

Anastasia Lim

Executive Director, Community Engagement, University of Alberta

Donavon Young

Deputy Minister, Indigenous Relations, Government of Alberta

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Lt. Col. Craig Butler

3rd CDSG Chief of Operations, Department of National Defense

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