United Way relies on an incredible team of dedicated volunteers and employees to make great things happen every day across the Southern Interior BC.

The Southern Interior BC Board

Our Board of Directors is a group of professionals and leaders within the community who volunteer their time to govern United Way Southern Interior BC. 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

Peter Shannon

Finance Committee Chair

VP, Business Banking – Diversified Industries, BMO Bank of Montreal

Amanda Wright

Director

Controller, CapriCMW

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

Steve Morrison

Director

Lawyer, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Dennis Silvestrone

Director

Continuing Studies and Corporate Training, Okanagan College

Peter Pogue

Director

President, Kal-Mor Mortgages and Investments Ltd.

Cheryl Stone

Director

Secretary, North Okanagan Labour Council

North Okanagan Local Committee

In April 2019, the North Okanagan Columbia Shuswap United Way merged with United Way CSO and the North Okanagan local committee was formed to represent the interests of the North Okanagan, Columbia, Shuswap region. This committe reports to the SIBC Board of Directors. More details and committee list coming soon!

Southern Interior BC 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.

Marianne Dahl

Marketing & Events Manager

Jeremy Lugowy

Corporate and Workplace Giving Manager

Reanne Holden-Amadio

Community Investment Manager

Trish Hall

Finance Associate

Marie Martin

Finance & Administration Associate

Tracy Williamson

North Okanagan Community Engagement Manager

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.

Kayla Caruana of Investors Group

Kayla Caruana

Co-Chair
Consultant, IG Wealth Management

Nola Lagace

Co-Chair
Commercial Account Manager, RBC
Mercedes Marleau of KPMG

Mercedes Marleau

Director of Events

Senior Accountant, KPMG

Heather McColl

Director, Community Engagement
Consultant, IG Wealth Management

Julianne Kublik

Treasurer
Senior Tax Accountant, BDO Canada

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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