The United Way Leeds & Grenville Board of Directors has announced that Trish Buote will be joining the organization as their new Executive Director. The board welcomes Trish to her new role as Executive Director with our dynamic organization. We look forward to working with Trish and the UWLG team as we revise and implement the strategic direction for the next five years. Trish’s experience and expertise will serve our community well.

Trish brings over twenty years’ experience in cross functional leadership, with a proven track record of achieving business results in both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Trish’s most recent experience includes her role as Director of Development for the Aquatarium in Brockville.

Prior to that, she was responsible for fundraising, operations, and marketing for high profile not-for-profit organizations, including SickKids Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This included strategic plan development, financial & operations management, and marketing, including print, digital, and social media campaigns.

“The United Way Leeds & Grenville continues to have a huge impact on the community and the many people it serves. I am looking forward to working with the staff and board of directors to continue the growth and accomplishments of the organization.” Trish said.

United Way Leeds & Grenville is a non-profit agency that supports 20 local partner agencies in the community. Its mission is to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action. UWLG is dedicated to bringing people together to build vibrant, and caring communities. For more information, please visit


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