Campaign Cabinet

The Campaign Cabinet is a volunteer committee of the United Way Board of Directors, struck each year to provide leadership to the fundraising campaign.  We thank these generous and dedicated volunteers for their support to the 2021 Campaign!

Campaign Chair – Patricia Tersigni
University of Guelph

Jeff DeRuyter
Past Campaign Chair

Alasdair Campbell
The Co-operators
Business & Finance Co-Chair

Lesley Christodoulou
The Co-operators
Business & Finance Co-Chair

Heather King
RBC Royal Bank
Business & Finance Co-Chair

Robyn Gladstone
Linamar Innovation Hub
Manufacturing Co-Chair

Sue Keuhl
Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
Manufacturing Co-Chair

Jessica McGinnis
McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Manufacturing Co-Chair

Lorena Wilson
TransAlta
Dufferin County Co-Chair

Dan Gillis
University of Guelph
Education Co-Chair

Elaine Fenner
University of Guelph
Education Co-Chair

Ami Martel
OMAFRA
Public Service Co-Chair

Les Herr
Herr Wealth Management
Leadership Co-Chair

Rich Moccia
University of Guelph
Leadership Co-Chair

Carlie Roberts
Consign Your Curves
Small Business Co-Chair

Julie Hutchins
Retirees Co-Chair

Miranda Drexler
Realtor, The Zahnd Team
GenNext Co-Chair

Sly Castaldi
Women In Crisis
Public Sector Co-Chair

Chantal Shaafi
Linamar
Manufacturing Sector

Community Impact Committee

The Community Impact Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of the United Way Community Impact Strategy, which includes reviewing and making recommendations on community investments, and assisting United Way in educating our community on social issues.

2021 Committee Members

Chair – Kelly Henderson

Associated Youth Services of Peel & United Way Board of Directors


Julie Hutchins

Community Member


Gabriella Ieropoli

KidsAbility


Trish McComb

County of Wellington


Lisa McMurtry

Runnymede Works


Michi Motomura

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Eric Pool

City of Guelph


Ruth VanLoon

Waterloo Region District School Board


Robert Waterman

Homewood Health


Cinthuja Leon

Guelph & District Multicultural Festival


Heather Hayes

Orangeville Food Bank


Helen Edwards

Township of Mapleton

Jeff DeRuyter

Community Member


Shantel Billings

Community Member


Sue Keuhl

Sleeman Breweries Ltd.


Jessica Coke

Hamilton Health Sciences – McMaster Children’s Hospital


Anu Luthra

RBC Royal Bank


Diane Ballantyne

United Way Board of Directors


 Vanessa McQuade

United Way Board of Directors