Penny Marrett

Penny Marrett -

Experience in Association Human Resources Strategy

Penny Marrett is the CEO of the United Way/Centraide for Windsor-Essex County. She has more than thirty years of experience in Canada's not-for-profit and charitable sectors and is an active volunteer. Before attaining her current position, Penny worked for a number of organizations in health and human services, including the Schizophrenia Society of Canada, the Health Charities Coalition of Canada, the Canadian Mental Health Association, and the Canadian Health Food Association. Penny's organizational experience extends to the arts with her participation in the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver and Montr�al Symphony Orchestras.

In July 2013, Penny and two of her colleagues, presented a workshop on governance at the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) Trillium Chapter's Summer Summit. Her knowledge of association human resources and how to skillfully manage association staff provided a new perspective on non-profit governance that helped to make the Summit a success.

Volunteering With Association Employees

Penny is an active volunteer and currently sits on the Membership Services Committee of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce. In addition, she is the Treasurer of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Prior to this, Penny was a member of the Toronto-East York Advisory Committee for the Toronto Board of Health and is a past Chair of the Trillium Chapter Board of the Canadian Society of Association Executives, among others. Penny is a provincial appointee to the LaSalle Police Services Board and the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board.