Our executive ensures our organization is meeting its objectives, strategic plans and goals. This dedicated team also leads United Way in thinking of innovative solutions to our city's greatest social issues.
President & CEO
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Marketing, Media & Communications
Vice President, Campaign & Resource Development
Vice President, Individual Giving and Investor Relations
Vice President, Strategy
Our Board of Directors
United Way relies on diverse groups of highly-skilled volunteers to help us achieve positive outcomes in the community. Our Board of Directors determines United Way’s direction, advises employees and takes responsibility for financial decisions and performance. Our Board members are also accountable for achieving United Way’s objectives.
2016 - 2017 Officers
Board Chair: Sue Riddell Rose, President and CEO, Perpetual Energy Inc.
Board Vice-Chair: Bruce McFarlane, Vice President, Business Development, RMP Energy Inc.
Past Board Chair: Bob Michaleski, Retired CEO, Pembina Pipeline Corporation
Chair, Finance and Audit: Ken Skingle, QC, Partner, Felesky Flynn LLP
Chief Executive Officer: Karen Young, President, United Way of Calgary and Area
Chief Operating Officer: Beth Gignac, Vice President, United Way of Calgary and Area
Chief Financial Officer: Malcolm Gowie, CFO, United Way of Calgary and Area
2016 - 2017 Board Members
Vice President, Business and Agriculture
Vice President, Business Development
Burtt Energy Ltd.
Chief Executive Officer,
The Trico Group
Chief Financial Officer,
Baytex Energy Corp.
Ernst & Young LLP
Kelly Brothers Productions
Chairman, President & CEO,
Imperial Oil Limited
Executive Vice President and CFO,
President and CEO,
Director Corporate Partnerships,
Heart & Stroke Foundation
RMP Energy Inc.
Pembina Pipeline Corporation
Vice President Human Resources,
Encana Services Company Ltd.
EVP Corporate Development
and Strategy and
Chief Risk Officer,
Veresen Midstream LP
President & CEO,
Perpetual Energy Inc.
President & CEO,
RJR Enterprises Ltd.
Felesky Flynn LLP
Vice President Global Business Development, Sales and Marketing
Seastar Chemicals Incorporated
Chief Client Engagement Officer & General Counsel
Vice Chairman and Head of
Global Investment Banking,
President, & Managing Director,
McDaniel & Associates
Ex Officio Board Members
United Way Worldwide Liaison: Heather Culbert, Retired Sr. Vice President, Corporate Services, Enerplus Corporation
Campaign Co-Chair: Mick Dilger, President & CEO, Pembina Pipeline CorporationGen Next: Jerrica Goodwin, Account Executive, Brookline Public Relations, Inc.
Women's Leadership Council: Judith Hadden, Principal, Calgary Girls’ School
Director Emeritus: Larry Macdonald, Point Energy
Labour Partnership: Alexander Shevalier, President, Calgary and District Labour Council
Campaign Co-Chair: Deborah Yedlin, Business & Energy Columnist, Calgary Herald
Looking to contact our Executive Team or Board of Directors? Feel free to contact our offices and your message will be redirected to the appropriate Vice President or Board Member.
c/o United Way of Calgary and Area
600 - 105 12 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1A1