Board of Management

The Board of Management is responsible for defining the movement, establishing the strategy, securing the necessary funding, and building our relationships with YMCAs throughout the United States and the Y-USA office in Chicago.

Bob Hall

CEO
YMCA of Columbia-Willamette

Tim Joyce

CEO
YMCA of Greater Richmond

Lynn Lomax

COO
YMCA of Highpoint

Rhonda Anderson

CEO
The Community YMCA

Janele Nelson

Mission Director
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties

David Lewis

CEO
Prattville YMCA

Todd Silver

Board Member
YMCA of Pierce-Kitsap Counties

Angie Prenger

CEO
YMCA of Macon, MO

Eric Ellsworth

CEO
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Shawyn Howard

Board Member
YMCA of Yonkers, NY

Doug Kohl

CDO
YMCA of Greater Cleveland

David Byrd

CEO
YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Tracy Howe

COO
YMCA of the Triangle

Kerry! Givens

Sr. VP
YMCA Twin Cities

Josh Heaston

Director of Christian Emphasis
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Bob Krafft

CEO
YMCA of Dekalb County

National Office

Larry Whittlesey serves as the National Director for the US Mission Network. Working out of his office in Portland, Oregon, Larry travels the country helping us connect the dots between YMCAs, community leaders, and our growing list of national and regional partners. He leads our effort to expand, promote, and build the US Mission Network through our various outreach efforts.

Sam Cox serves in the area of Marketing and Communication, also working out of Portland. He is primarily responsible for helping us prepare and distribute our newsletter, administer our social media outlets, prepare printed resources, and provide for our telecommunication needs.

YMCA Ministry Team

Serving under the direction of the National Director and the Board of Management, our YMCA Ministry Team is comprised of YMCA Chaplains, staff members, and volunteers who are actively involved in leading the Christian emphasis efforts in their own associations and championing the various expressions of Christian ministry within the greater YMCA movement.

Chad Garmon

Director of Christian Initiatives
YMCA of Central Florida
Orlando, FL

Dr. David Newman

Lead Pastor
Antioch Church at the Y
Lebanon, OH

Janele Nelson

Association Mission Director
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
Tacoma, WA

Bjorn Dixon

Lead Pastor
WHY Church
Elk River, MN

Joe Pfeiffer

Alpha Partnership Director
US Mission Network
Portland, OR

Eleanor Ramseier

Volunteer
Terra Haute YMCA
Terra Haute, IN

Stephanie Gibson

Christian Emphasis Director
Frank P. Phillips YMCA
Columbus, MS

Dr. Vona Wilson

Chaplain
YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Nashville, TN

Roger Button

Chaplain
YMCA of Columbia-Willamette
Vancouver, WA

Bruce Tamlyn

Spiritual Life Director
Silver Bay YMCA
Silver Bay, NY

Dale Norris

Lead Pastor
The Well NW
Sumner, WA

Nancy Abbott

Chaplain
YMCA of Greater San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Gray Stallworth

Retired YMCA CEO
Greenwood, SC

Sara Hamill

Director of Partnership Development
Restore Small Groups
Nashville, TN

Brandon Berg

Lead Pastor
Rhapsody Church
Vancouver, WA

Josh Heaston

Director of Christian Mission
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN