United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin Committees

Board of Directors

Leading prominent individuals in our community make up the board of directors. These volunteers provide leadership, strategic direction, and financial oversight to the organization.

Khalid Khokar, President

Islamic School of Cambridge

Judy Sorbara, Vice President

Retired Principal, Upper Grand District School Board

Jean Prichard, Treasurer

BDO Canada LLP

Steve Allen, Past President

Dofasco Inc.

Kelly Henderson

Associated Youth Services of Peel

Stuart Holloway

Community Member

Ryan Baker

Sorbara Law

Terry Peach

Community Member

Irene Thompson

University of Guelph

Vanessa McQuade

Intrigue Media


Campaign Cabinet”

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 2020 Campaign!

Campaign Chair – Jeff DeRuyter
Retired Police Chief
Guelph Police Service

Jason Bruder


Alasdair Campbell
Vice President, Claims
The Co-operators

Miranda Drexler
Realtor, The Zahnd Team
GenNext Co-Chair

Robyn Gladstone
Human Resources Manager,
Roctel Manufacturing
(a division of Linamar)

Les Indoe
Community Member

Sue Keuhl
Community Relations,
Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

Rory Labron
IG Wealth Management

Jessica McGinnis
Quality & Compliance Lead
McNeil Consumer Healthcare

Irene Thomspon
Director, Student Housing Services,
University of Guelph

Jill Ferguson
Manager, Curriculum Team
University of Guelph

Patricia Tersigni
Director, Academic Programs & Policy
University of Guelph

Community Impact Committee

The challenge of deciding which funding requests are fulfilled falls to the Fund Distribution Committee volunteers, who review the applications, visit program sites, examine community need assessments and recommend funding levels.

2018 Committee Members

Chair – Kelly Henderson

Associated Youth Services of Peel & United Way Board of Directors

Glenna Banda

Children’s Foundation of Guelph & Wellington

Wendy Dempsey

Community Member

Michelle Flanagan


Vic Folliott

The Grand 101

Stuart Holloway

STL Lighting

Julie Hutchins

Community Member

Gabriella Ieropoli

North for Youth/Mount Forest Family Health Team

Irene Marson

Community Member

Trish McComb

County of Wellington

Lisa McMurtry

University of Guelph

Katherine Morrison

County of Wellington

Michi Motomura

Community Member

Moustapha Oke

Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Eric Pool

City of Guelph

Kelly Rutherford

The Co-operators

Ruth VanLoon

Langs CHC/Waterloo Region School Board

Robert Waterman

Homewood Health

Linda Yuval

Peel Children’s Centre & Nexus Youth Services