STATEMENT: Advisory Board Member: Chief Jennifer Evans

Biography: Chief Jennifer Evans began her career with Peel Regional Police in 1983 when she joined as a Cadet. Since that time she has progressed throughout the organization with notable assignments which include the Uniform branch, Youth Bureau and the Criminal Investigations Bureau. In 1996 she assisted Justice Archie Campbell in the Review involving serial […]

STATEMENT: Advisory Board Member: Anita Stellinga

Biography: 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 […]

STATEMENT: Advisory Board Member: Shelley White

Biography: 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 […]

STATEMENT: Advisory Board Member: Douglas Kwan

Biography: Douglas Kwan is the Associate Executive Director at Mississauga Community Legal Services, a community legal clinic that provides poverty law services to Mississaugans living with poverty.  His primary areas of expertise are housing and social assistance law.  He is also involved in law reform initiatives and going out to the community to speak about […]

STATEMENT: Advisory Board Member: Aamna Ashraf

Biography: Aamna Ashraf is an experienced community engagement and diversity advocate that has worked in the not for profit sector for over 20 years. Aamna has a Master’s Degree in Education (Counselling Psychology) from the University of Ottawa with thorough knowledge and extensive work experience with newcomers, immigrants and racialized communities in the areas of […]

STATEMENT: Advisory Board Member: Christopher (Chris) Hatch

Biography: Chris spent his first career as a Management Consultant specializing in Human Resources and Compensation.  He was a Principal with three of the largest global human resource-consulting firms and has consulted with a wide array of non-profit and multinational organizations headquartered throughout North America and Europe.  He was a frequent speaker and author on human […]

NEWS RELEASE: Crombie to Tackle Poverty, Homelessness with Mayor’s Advisory Board

For Immediate Release February 27th, 2015  Crombie to Tackle Poverty, Homelessness with Mayor’s Advisory Board  Mississauga – Tonight I am announcing the launch of the Mayor’s Advisory Board on Poverty and Homelessness, Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie said. “This Advisory Board will bring together community leaders to find practical Mississauga-based solutions to combat homelessness, hunger, poverty, […]

NEWS RELEASE: Mayor Crombie to Participate in United Way Longest Night

For Immediate Release February 18th, 2015  Mayor Crombie to Participate in United Way Longest Night  Mississauga – The Longest Night challenges Mississauga and all Peel residents to sleep in their cars overnight which will help put people in the shoes of those living in poverty in Mississauga and throughout Peel,” Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie said […]