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Neena Gupta

Board Chair, United Way Waterloo Region Communities
Partner, Gowling WLG

Neena Gupta is a partner in Gowling WLG's Waterloo Region and Toronto offices. Her practice focuses on a broad range of employment and human rights matters...

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Karen Wilkinson

President, Karen Wilkinson Professional Corporation

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Ken Seiling

Retired - Regional Chair

REBECCA TASCONA​

Head, North American Treasury & Payments Solutions (TPS) Product Management, BMO Financial Group​

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Jason Daly

Senior Financial Services Executive

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Donald Paddock

Finance Director, DuPont Canada​

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Jeff Pelich

President, Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (Waterloo Region)

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Lara Swift

Director, Nomadix Cloud Development

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Kim Welch

Retired - Director Resource Management, PwC Canada​

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SARDOOL BHOGAL​

Broker of Record, Homewood Real Estate​

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ALEXANDREA SHEEHAN​

Technical Accounting Manager, Intersect Power

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Laura Galbraith

Director of Community Impact, Vidyard

Volunteers

Campaign Cabinet

Sandi Young

Campaign Cabinet Chair, United Way Waterloo Region Communities
VP Human Resources, Clarion Medical Technologies

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Shawky J.G. Fahel

President, J.G. Group​

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David Farhood

Manager, Cash Management, TD Commercial Banking​

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Bob Kalbfleisch

President, R.S. (Bob) Kalbfleisch Consulting Services Inc.​

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Tonya Bickford

Director and Assistant Market Leader, BMO Private Wealth​

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Rob Connell

Partner, KPMG​

TONY LA MANTIA​

President and CEO, Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation​

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Derek Kidnie

Vice President Administration, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada​

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KIM BELLISIMO

Commissioner, Human Resources and Citizen Service, Region of Waterloo​

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JENNETTE VAN DER LAAN​

Branch Manager & Recruiter, RBC​

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Chris Hewitt

Chief Marketing Officer, Sun Life​

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Yogesh Shah

Deputy City Manager, City of Cambridge​

Sara Cook

Investment Advisor at BMO Nesbitt Burns

Jennifer Ward

District Vice President at TD

Amparo Findlay

Designer, Amparo Findlay Interiors

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Farishta Wahab

Bill Garibaldi

Senior Project Manager at MTE Consultants Inc.

Staff

Our Team

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Joan Fisk

Chief Executive Officer, United Way Waterloo Region Communities
jfisk@uwaywrc.ca | 519-888-6100 EXT. 202

Since joining the organization in 2017, Joan has guided the amalgamation of United Way Kitchener Waterloo & Area and United Way Cambridge & North Dumfries. Under Joan’s leadership, UWWRC has focused on equity and efficiency. Enhancing existing community collaborations and developing effective new partnerships.

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SHARLENE ERASMUS

Executive Assistant to the CEO
serasmus@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 267

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ELEANOR DRAPER

Senior Director, Finance
edraper@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 231

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Amanda Melnick

Senior Director, Impact and Stewardship
amelnick@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 210

Scott Hamilton

Senior Director, Philanthropy
shamilton@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 203

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Frank Curnew

Campaign Relationship Specialist, Labour
fcurnew@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 245

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Jennifer Annett

Manager, Database & Digital/Online Giving
jannett@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 253 | C. 519-240-8674

Kim Conway

Finance Assistant
kconwway@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 214

Marie Dennison

Marie Dennison

Manager, Corporate Partners
mdennison@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 234 | C. 519-577-1826

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Anjie Dietrich

Manager, Individual Giving & Major Donors
adietrich@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 243 | C. 416-985-5267

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Brian Kamm

Manager, Community Investment
bkamm@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 209 | C. 519-616-0637

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Sara Pitts

Finance Clerk / Office Coordinator
spetch@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 221 | C. 519-222-2879

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Jillian Lawrie

Manager, Marketing
jlawrie@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 218

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Michaela jenkins-Moss

Digital Marketing Specialist
mjenkinsmoss@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 222

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Alex Simion

Data Coordinator
alexs@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 261

Dea Nair

Donor Relations Specialist
dnair@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 215

Krista Porter

Donor Relations Specialist
kporter@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 235

BROOKE FERRARA

Community Investment Specialist
bferrara@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 208

Our Co-Op Students

Sloan Stark

Project Coordinator
sloans@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 217

Kyla Musgrave

Philanthropy Coordinator
kylam@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 213

Daisy Martin

Community Investment Coordinator
daisym@uwaywrc.ca
519-888-6100 EXT. 216

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