Gitta graduated from Penticton Secondary in 1979. Prior to becoming a Mortgage Broker in Penticton, Gitta spent 13 years in the Penticton Tourism Industry. Gitta has been a Penticton community-minded professional whose love of Penticton and whose desire to help local charities has her involved in many organizations.
2014 Community Service Award from MBABC
2013 Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for Community Service
Voted 2003 Penticton Women of the Year
2000 to 2006 on the Penticton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
2005 Chair of Penticton’s Tourism Advisory Board
Served from 1998 – 2012 on the board of the Okanagan Fest of Ale
Board member and Chair of the Grants Committee of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan from 2005 – 2011
Chair/Organizer of Penticton’s largest fundraiser “Business Gives Back Christmas Luncheon”.