Who We Are

We are a registered charitable organization that works to support the residents of Niagara, particularly in Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Welland.  We are a small staff team with many volunteers who ensure our organization is effective, efficient and strategic.  We invite you to get to know your United Way, what we do and how you can help create positive community change.

 

2017 Campaign Chairs

Aaron and Kyle Boggio – Boggio Family of Pharmacies

 

Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie Board of Directors

  • Kathy Bell – Niagara Region
  • Wayne Bosch – UPS
  • Marie Cutler – St. John Ambulance
  • Jennifer Ferguson – Niagara Casinos, Vice President
  • Bev Goodman – Retired
  • Jie Han – FortisOntario
  • Jeff Klassen – Niagara Casinos, President & Allocations Chair
  • Rod McDowell – Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court and Vocational Deacon, St. Paul’s Anglican Church
  • Ashley McShane – Meridian Credit Union
  • Jennifer Pellegrini – Niagara Catholic District School Board
  • Jeff St. Aubin – Meridian Credit Union, Treasurer
  • Tammy Sweeney – Learn2Solutions, Past President
  • Erin Warman – OPSEU L294 President, labour council appointee

 

South Niagara Board of Directors

  • Ron Bodner – City of Port Colborne Council, Bodner’s
  • Umit Eruysal – Hollis Wealth
  • Lauren Gallaccio – Youngs Insurance
  • Cassie Kelly – St. Lawrence Seaway Authority
  • Richard Madume – Meridian Credit Union
  • Patrick Maloney – Sullivan Mahoney
  • Mike Melinyshyn – Life Line Machinery
  • Lisa Serba – Convergys
  • Rob Steven– Crawford, Smith & Swallow, Treasurer
  • Tim Wright – Retired, Past President
  • Karen Zanutto – Retired, President

 

Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie Community Investment Volunteers

  • Marie Cutler – St. John Ambulance
  • Jie Han – FortisOntario
  • Jeff Klassen – Niagara Casinos
  • Tanya MacDonald – RBC
  • Ashley McShane – Meridian Credit Union
  • Maggie Penca – Niagara Region
  • Chris Shickluna – FGXI
  • Jenny Shickluna – Niagara Region
  • Trish Suess – Durward Jones Barkwell LLP
  • Neil Thornton – The Thornton Group
  • Andrea Wick – Fort Erie Homelessness Coalition

 

South Niagara Community Investment Volunteers

  • Adam Boudens –Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
  • Rose Dzugan – Rotary Club of Welland
  • Cyril Fox – TD Canada Trust
  • Lauren Gallaccio – Youngs Insurance
  • Cindy Harvey-Zanuttini – Meridian Credit Union
  • Mark Holmes – Smart Shopper, Rotary Club of Welland
  • Doug Johnson –  Rotary Club of Welland
  • Michelle Leone – Brock University
  • Sherry Marr – MTO
  • Shelley Marr-Mouck – Consultant
  • Jeff McGuffin – Meridian Credit Union
  • John Osczypko – Gateway of Niagara
  • Lynda Reinhart – Retired
  • Steven Rivers – Land Use Planning Consultant
  • Alicia Rubino – Seaway Mall
  • Lisa Serba – Convergys
  • Jeff Sinclair – Niagara Region
  • John Wink – Meridian Credit Union
  • Karen Zanutto – Retired