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.