The senior vice-president and chief financial officer of Interior Savings Credit Union will chair the 2011 Central Okanagan United Way fundraising campaign.
Kathy Stevenson was raised in the B.C. Interior and has been in her current position with Interior Savings since 2002.
While raising her two sons, Stevenson has been committed to giving back to the community.
In 2004 she was awarded the fellowship designation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C. for service to the profession and community contribution.
“The United Way is a leader in community support and collaboration, two principles that I am strongly aligned with.” said Stevenson.
“I’m very excited about this opportunity to work closely with the United Way of the Central and South Okanagan for our upcoming campaign.
“I too believe that by ‘Living United’ we can create a better tomorrow.”
“We are thrilled to have Kathy on board for our upcoming campaign,” added Harry Grossmith, chief executive officer of the local United Way.
“Kathy’s experience with the United Way movement through leadership in the Lower Mainland will strengthen our capacity to engage and build on existing and new opportunities in the community.”
The annual United Way Campaign will officially kick-off for 2011 on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Coast Capri Hotel. To get involved in the campaign, call 250-860-2356 or check out the website it www.unitedwaycso.com.