Manitoba Community Board in action

Our Manitoba Community Board has donated $1.55 million since 2016 to 123 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.

How we made a difference in 2019


Budget allocated


Local charities

Dave Johnston (Chair)

TELUS Manitoba Community Board

Dave Johnston recently retired from Great West Life following a 38-year career. During his time with the organization, he held various positions in both the United Kingdom and Canada. He most recently held the role of President and Chief Operating Officer for the company’s Canadian businesses. Dave is passionate about helping ensure the health and wellbeing of the community evidenced by his involvement with numerous charities including the United Way of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Schizophrenia Society as well as the Great-West Life Center for Mental Health in the Workplace.

Chris Terris (Vice Chair)

Vice President – Strategy, TELUS Business Solutions

Ida Albo

Managing Partner, Fort Garry Hotel, and Owner, Yoga Public

Steve Chipman

President & CEO, Birchwood Automotive Group

Michael Filice

Regulatory Legal Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, TELUS (Board Secretary)

Richard Frost

CEO, The Winnipeg Foundation

Barb Gamey

Formerly CEO, Payworks

Tim Prokipchuk

Sales Director, Great Plains Region, TELUS Business Solutions

Annitta Stenning

President and CEO, CancerCare Manitoba Foundation

Jackie Wild

Senior Community Affairs Manager, TELUS

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