About the CEO
Following a nationwide search, the Board of Directors of United Way Waterloo Region Communities is delighted to announce the appointment of its first CEO.
Joan Fisk brings a wealth of experience from the private sector, as well as leadership roles in the community. Most recently she completed a six year term as Chair of the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network. She has also served as President of the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Joan is involved with numerous other organizations, including Gore Mutual Insurance, Wilfrid Laurier University, and the University of Guelph. For 17 years Joan was also President and CEO of Tiger Brand Knitting.
Joan Fisk is looking forward to this challenge. “Even though United Way has 75 years of history in our region, we are building something new; something designed to tackle the difficult community issues we know are standing in the way of our neighbours and friends having the best possible quality of life.”