Shelley White

Shelley White


Shelley White has been the CEO of the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) since 2017.

She leads the organization in their mission to promote responsible gambling and reduce problem gambling. The organization is a center of excellence in responsible gambling, and it accomplishes this in four ways:

> conducting research to develop evidence-based responsible gambling policies, programs and standard;

> using the research to develop and implement innovative prevention, education and social marketing programs; by offering gambling operators, land-based and online, accreditation as responsible gambling operations under the RG Check Program;

> collaborates with academics and regulators to provide thought leadership to the ongoing development of responsible gambling practices.

Shelley is member of the Canadian Gaming Association Board of Directors and All In Diversity Advisory Board. Over the last 30 years, Shelley has also held a variety of executive positions also in the non-profit sector for the country’s most recognized and trusted national institutions, including United Way, Kidney Foundation of Canada and the YMCA.

Earning a reputation as a champion of social change, Shelley White has received:

> United Way Worldwide’s Common Good Award;

> The Queen’s Jubilee Award for outstanding achievement in voluntary service;

> Ontario’s Leading Women Building Communities Award;

> The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Champion Award;

> Volunteer MBC’s 2017 Bonnie Yagar Award for Community Engagement Leadership;

> Named one of Mississauga’s Top 10 Most Influential Leaders.