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

Rick McCombie

The Co-operators


Terry Peach

Community Member


Irene Thompson

University of Guelph


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 2018 Campaign!

Campaign Chair – Jim Jarrell
President & Chief Operating Officer
Linamar Corporation

Campaign Vice Chair – Les Indoe
General Manager
Roctel Manufacturing
(a division of Linamar)

Liliana Amato
Branch Manager,
BMO Bank of Montreal

Jason Bruder
Human Resources Consultant,
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Alasdair Campbell
Vice President, Claims
The Co-operators

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

Dr. Carolyn Kerr
Department Chair, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

Mark Kelland
Community Member

Sue Keuhl
Community Relations,
Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

Rick McCombie
Executive Vice President,
The Co-operators

Jessica McGinnis
Quality & Compliance Lead
McNeil Consumer Healthcare

Christine Oldfield
Executive Director,
Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington

Peter Routledge
Manager, Information Systems, Student Housing Services
University of Guelph

Patricia Tersigni
Director, Academic Programs & Policy
University of Guelph

Irene Thomspon
Director, Student Housing Services,
University of Guelph

Fund Distribution 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.

2017 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

Communitech


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


United Way Staff Reps

Ken Dardano, Shakiba Shayani

Dufferin County Members

Gord Gallaugher

Community Member


Chief Wayne Kalinski

Orangeville Police Services


Kurtis Krepps

County of Dufferin