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

Co-Chair

Project Manager ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.

Cal Jungwirth

Co-Chair

Director of Permanent Placement Services Robert Half Finance & Accounting

Michelle Devlin

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

Michelle Furlong

Supervisor, Control Centre Operations Enbridge

Colin Lechelt

Regional Vice President, North Central Alberta BMO

Greg Wengreniuk

Contractor Enbridge

GenNEXT

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.

Andrew Mason

Co-Chair

Accountant Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries

Rebecca Price

Co-Chair

Accounting Technician Pennock Acheson Nielsen Devaney LLP Chartered Professional Accountants

Jordan Barrett

Technical Contact Imperial Oil

Kaitlyn Bates

Support Specialist, CRM United Way of the Alberta Capital Region

Alexander Bedard

All In For Youth Facilitator BGCBigs Edmonton & Area

Aradhna Chawla

Intake Coordinator Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society

Brett Eigner

Project Manager Debrand Services Inc.

Ala Elamy

Engineering Project Manager Enbridge

Faye Lloyd

Manager, Divisional Coordination and Issues Management Government of Alberta

Stephen Ryan

Project Coordinator PCL Construction

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

Labour

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.

Cori Longo

Cori Longo

Prairie Region Representative Canadian Labour Congress

Greg Mady

Greg Mady

President Edmonton District & Labour Council

Karen Kuprys

Karen Kuprys

Secretary Treasurer Alberta Federation of Labour

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.

Ray Guidinger

Co-Chair

R G G Advisory Partners

Robert Kisteleki

Co-Chair

Senior Database Administrator Alberta Blue Cross

Ruben Thunder

District Scheduling Manager PCL Industrial Management

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

Chair

President & CEO CWB Wealth Management

Joe Deutscher

Retired

Lynda Taylor

Senior Vice President & National Head, Agriculture, Canadian Commercial Banking BMO

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

Chair

Business Excellence Group Inc.

Scott Claypool

Owner The Dapper Beaver Coffee Co

Chris Eveleigh

Manager, Special Projects PCL Industrial Management

Tony Prsa

Vice President Harvard Property Management

Eric Reid

Senior Relationship Manager 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

Co-Chair

Manager of Development & Communications Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area

Regina Davis

Co-Chair

Refinery Manager, Strathcona Refinery Imperial

Evangeline Berube

Vice President Robert Half

Michelle Furlong

Supervisor, Control Centre Operations Enbridge

Heather MacCallum

President NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul

Diana Machado

Co-Founder Lady Loans

Corinna Mulyk

Executive Director, Planning and Program Management Branch Alberta Transportation

Maritza Velasco-Valencia

Solution Delivery Manager, PCL Construction

Susie Sykes

Co-Founder, Timber Benefits

Cheryl Whitelaw

CEO, Peace and Power Movement Services

Workplace Campaigns

Each year, more than 450 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

Co-Chair

CEO The Family Centre

Mario Kulas

Scotford HSSE Manager Shell Canada

Vlad Ahmad

Senior VP Operations and Business Transformation CWB

Ryan Barkway

Branch Manager, Research, Engagement and Communications City of Edmonton

Marty Frank

Director, Alberta Tax Services Office, Western Region Canada Revenue Agency

Mary Jane James

CEO Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton

Ray Kennedy

Director of Projects, Midstream, Worley

Laura Kennett

Director, Liquids Pipelines Catalyst Enbridge

Anastasia Lim

Executive Director, Community Engagement University of Alberta

Shawn McLeod

Deputy Minister Labour and Immigration, Government of Alberta

Lt Col. Shawn Thompson

Chief of Operations, 3rd Canadian Division Support Group Department of National Defence / Government of Canada

Donavon Young

Deputy Minister Indigenous Relations, Government of Alberta