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.