United Way Announces New Executive Director
Guelph, Ontario. July 13, 2020. The United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Glenna Banda will join the organization as its newest Executive Director.
“We are delighted that Glenna is bringing her leadership, energy and passion to United Way”, said Khalid Khokhar, president of the United Way Board of Directors. “She brings an impressive track record of community leadership and achievement in the non-profit sector, and is well positioned to lead the organization through the execution of our Strategic Plan and as our community recovers from the impacts of COVID-19.”
A native of Saskatchewan and a long-time resident of Guelph, Glenna comes to United Way from AgScape in Milton and previously as the Executive Director at The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington. Under Glenna’s leadership, both organizations experienced tremendous growth and transformative community partnerships.
“I’ve always been passionate about connecting those who want to change the world with those who can, and I’m thrilled to be joining United Way to have the opportunity to make those connections in the community that I love,” said Glenna Banda. “I’m looking forward to building on the outstanding history of United Way and furthering the work to champion shared responsibility for social good through impactful giving opportunities and greater community collaboration.”
Glenna will start in her new role with United Way in August.
United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin has worked in our community for over 80 years to monitor and meet the pressing social needs of our community, including poverty, social isolation and mental health. Directed by a volunteer board, managed by committed staff and supported by thousands of donors, United Way works with partners in all sectors to improve lives and build community. Donations stay 100% local, always. For more information, please visit unitedwayguelph.com
For more information:
Colleen Murdoch, Director, Communications & Community Impact
United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin