United Way welcomes new Director of Marketing and Communications

December 16, 2021 / by United Way

Ana Glavan joins United Way as new Director of Marketing and Communications

December 15, 2021 – United Way Southern Vancouver Island is pleased to announce that on January 4, 2022, Ana Glavan will be joining the United Way team as Director of Marketing and Communications.

Glavan has over 10 years of non-profit communications experience and most recently, she was the Director of Community Relations with HIV Community Link in Calgary. HIV Community Link is an organization that serves hundreds of people living with HIV, helping them better understand their diagnosis while experiencing improved wellness and quality of life.

“We are so excited to have Ana join our team and community,” said Mark Breslauer, CEO of United Way Southern Vancouver Island. “Ana is passionate about non-profit work and social impact, espousing and living what our organization believes in. We look forward to introducing Ana to our community partners and long-time supporters. Please join me in making Ana feel welcome in her new home.”

Glavan started her career as a journalist in Romania and immigrated to Canada in 2012. Recently, she’s completed her MBA at the University of Calgary and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism. Over the last ten years, Glavan has worked in non-profit organizations, leading communications, events and fundraising campaigns.

At United Way, Glavan will be working to make Southern Vancouver Island a better place for everyone to live in, from supporting isolated seniors, identifying families in need, finding help for those struggling with mental health and addictions to working towards an inclusive and equitable community for all.



United Way Southern Vancouver Island (formerly United Way Greater Victoria) is a trusted leader, influencer and catalyst for change. United, we accelerate change to improve the lives of our neighbours who need it most, making our local community stronger. We believe everyone in the Greater Victoria region, which includes 13 municipalities and 11 First Nations and the Southern Gulf Islands should have the opportunity to reach their potential. Our priorities are focused on assisting isolated seniors; families in need; diversity, equity and inclusion; and individuals struggling with mental health challenges and/or addictions. Last fiscal year, United Way raised $6.2 million thanks to over 7,000 donors and 200 workplaces opening their offices to run employee giving programs. Through our community partnerships, over 125,000 people on Southern Vancouver Island received support. Show your local love today by making a gift to United Way at www.uwsvi.ca


Kathryn Wu | tartanbond
Account Manager
Mobile: 604-968-5153

Jennifer Young
United Way Southern Vancouver Island
Mobile: 604-309-3937