President and CEO, United Way of Peel Region
Shelley White is the President and Chief Executive Officer with United Way of Peel Region. She holds a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education degree from Brock University and a Masters of Leadership Studies program from the University of Guelph. Shelley has 30 years of experience in the non profit sector. She has held executive positions with the YMCA of Greater Toronto and the Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Shelley is a social change champion and committed to building individual and community resilience. She is an active leader in the Peel community as the Co-Chair of the Peel Newcomer Strategy Group, a Govenor and member of the Executive Committee of the Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, and is a Board member with the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council, Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy and Peel Children and Youth Initiative and Vice Chair of the Community Door Board of Directors. In 2012, Shelley received the Queen Diamond Jubilee Medal and Leading Women Building Communities awards. She lives in Peel Region with her husband Gord.
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Shirley Crocker joined United Way of Peel Region in 1998 as Director of Finance and Administration. She provides direction and leadership on all matters relating to United Way of Peel financial services, information services and financial aspect of donor services and safekeeping of UWPR assets.
Shirley holds a Certified General Accountant designation. Her extensive career in finance includes more than 20 years experience working in the private sector with Canada’s largest forest products organization, MacMillan Bloedel Building Materials. She is a member of Imagine Canada’s – CRA Technical Advisory sub-committee – developing a comprehensive web resource to assist the charitable sector.
Chief Development Officer
Ania Kordiuk is the Chief Development Officer at the United Way of Peel Region.
A veteran of Toronto’s non-profit community since 1987, Ania has continuously led fundraising, marketing communications and service teams to success.
Most recently, she was at the Royal Ontario Museum in a variety of senior roles, including Director of Annual Giving and VP, Visitor Relations and Commercial Services. In addition to developing a sustainable annual fundraising and innovative stewardship strategy, Ania also directed the Renaissance ROM public capital campaign. As part of the executive leadership team, Ania oversaw the client service and public operations of the museum and was instrumental in developing an award winning comprehensive program in support of inclusion, building strong partnerships with external stakeholders including the Disability and Canadian Newcomer communities.
Ania is a graduate of the University of Toronto, St. Michael's College and a member of the Association of Professional Fundraisers.
Vice President, Community Investment
Anita Stellinga began her career with United Way in 1995 and was appointed Director, Community Investment in 2000. She was appointed the Interim Director, Resource Development in January 2010.
Prior to joining United Way, Anita was a member of the senior management team of the Poly-Cultural Immigrant Community Services organization. In addition to managing various programs for women, seniors, substance abuse and language instruction, Anita also founded the Sunshine Summer Day Camp in West Toronto which provided summer camp opportunities to low-income families. She is a member of the Peel Newcomer Strategy Group, The Peel Poverty Strategy Group, Member of the 211 Advisory Group for the Region of Peel, Co-chair of the Funders Consortium, and a member of the Human Services Taskforce of the Mississauga Summit.
Anita holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Toronto. She has served as a board member for the Tatry Non-Profit Housing Association, volunteered for Distress Centre of Peel, the Canadian Polish Congress and served on the school parent Council. She is currently a nationally certified Community Impact Trainer with United Way/Centraide Canada.
Vice President, Communications and Marketing
Doris joined United Way of Peel Region as Vice-President, Communications & Marketing in August 2011.
Doris is an experienced communications, external relations and fundraising leader who brings enthusiasm and passion for excellence to her efforts. She has extensive expertise in the public and not-for-profit sectors.
Before joining United Way, Doris was the Director of Communications at Trillium Health Centre, a position she held for five years. Prior to this position, she worked with Trillium Health Centre Foundation, Canadian Diabetes Association, Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation and Canadian Stage Company in a fundraising capacity. Doris currently sits on the Humber College Public Relations Advisory Committee.
Doris holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from York University and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Relations from Humber College. In 2011, she successfully completed the Rotman School of Management Leadership Program.