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Our People 2018-09-28T21:15:27+00:00

United Way relies on an incredible team of dedicated volunteers and employees to make great things happen every day across the Central and South Okanagan/Similkameen.

The Board

Our Board of Directors is a group of professionals and leaders within the community who volunteer their time to govern United Way CSO. They contribute their unique insight and knowledge to ensure that the United Way is run responsibly and fulfills its mission.

Sinead Scanlon

Board Chair

Senior Manager, BDO Canada LLP (Kelowna)

Kathy Conway

Past Chair

President and CEO, Interior Savings Credit Union
Jennifer Robins

Jennifer Robins

Vice-Chair

Jennifer Kilback

Director and Treasurer

Chief of Business Operations, Hyper Hippo Productions

Amanda Wright

Director

Senior Accountant, KPMG

Greg McGowan

Director

1st Vice President, South Okanagan Boundary Labour Council

Sandi Fazan

Director

Domestic Violence Coordinator, RCMP

Scott Murray

Director

Lawyer, Connect Family Law

Doug Patton

Director

Vice President & Market Manager, BMO Private Banking

Carmen Belanger

Director

Support Service Supervisor, Interior Health
NOLC Rep

Steve Morrison

Director

Lawyer, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Dennis Silvestrone

Director

Continuing Studies and Corporate Training, Okanagan College

Staff

Our team is a dedicated group of professionals who each bring a unique skill set and perspective to the table. They all have one common goal in mind: to make the community in which they live the best it can be.

Helen Jackman

Executive Director

Marianne Dahl

Marketing & Events Manager

Jeremy Lugowy

Resource Development Manager – Workplace Campaigns

Sarah Anne Taylor

Resource Development Manager – Individual Giving

Reanne Holden-Amadio

Community Investment Manager

(Mat leave Nov 2018-2019)

Amanda Turner

Early Years Community Coordinator (Success by 6)

Trish Hall

Finance Associate

Jude Brunt

Community Investment Manager

(Nov 2018 – 2019)

GenNext Board of Directors

Under the umbrella of the United Way, GenNext works to encourage young professionals in their 20s and 30s to give back to their community. Their Board of Directors is made up of emerging leaders who are passionate about volunteerism and furthering the United Way’s mission.

Carly Gilmore of Interior Savings

Carly Gilmore

Chair

Account Manager, Interior Savings Credit Union
Mercedes Marleau of KPMG

Mercedes Marleau

Treasurer

Senior Accountant, KPMG

Nola Nargang

Director of Community Engagement
Business Advisor, RBC
Mitch LaRue

Mitch Larue

Director of Communications
Entrepreneur
Kayla Caruana of Investors Group

Kayla Caruana

Director of Marketing
Consultant, Investors Group

Mary Bruder

Director of Events
Account Executive, Bananatag

Find out more about GenNext and the work they do at their homepage.

GenNext Home Page

Our volunteers contribute their time, expertise and talent to improve lives in their communities – join us and make a difference!

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