General member: volunteer or donor

Member agency: charity that has funding agreement in place

Association member: any interested organization

United Way NWT


Provides administrative support to the

Board of Directors in all key areas

Supports the Board to set priorities through engagement and research, and develop/implement Campaign and

Investment Strategies

Joe Lavorato, Edmonton

Financial Support

On a contractual basis, produces

Financial statements for the Board of


Board of Directors





Nominations Committee

Ensure a diverse and representative Board is in place that members choose and support

Inform members of nominating and election procedures

Prepare a list and ballot of names for election of Board members

Present nomination report at AGM

Orientation and training of new

Board members

Vision and Governance


Sets a long-term vision for the organization grounded in the goal of maximizing community impact

Ensures a strategic plan is in place, and that Board members and others are engaged in this

Overall good governance of the organization, including review of bylaws

Community Engagement and Investment Committee

Engage the community and do research to identify priority issues

Develop and implement Community

Investment Strategy to achieve impacts

Major focus on partnerships

Distribute resources through a fair, transparent and efficient process

Campaign Cabinet

Builds a Resource Development

Strategy that aligns with the focus areas, desired impacts and investment strategy

Engages key actors in the community to support the Campaign

Leads communication activities related to the Campaign

Recognition and feedback to donors