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 YUSA Corporate office in Chicago.

Bob Hall

CEO
YMCA of Columbia-Willamette

Todd Silver

Board Member
YMCA of Pierce-Kitsap Counties

David Byrd

CEO
YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Tim Joyce

CEO
YMCA of Greater Richmond

Angie Prenger

CEO
YMCA of Macon, MO

Tracy Howe

COO
YMCA of the Triangle

Lynn Lomax

COO
YMCA of Greater Charlotte

Eric Ellsworth

CEO
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Kerry! Givens

Sr. VP
YMCA Twin Cities

Rhonda Anderson

CEO
The Community YMCA

Dick Smith

Board Member
YMCA of Columbia-Willamette

Shawyn Howard

Board Member
YMCA of Yonkers, NY

National Director

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.

Ministry Cabinet

Serving under the direction of the National Director and the Board of Management, our Ministry Cabinet 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.

Integration Group—Ministry Group Leader: Josh Heaston

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David Newman

Churches in the YMCA
Lebanon, OH

Bjorn Dixon

Churches in the YMCA
Elk River, MN

Josh Heaston

Christian Mission Coaching
Indianapolis, IN

Stephanie Gibson

YMCA Prayer Movement
Columbus, MS

Janele Nelson

Staff & Volunteer Development
Tacoma, WA

Partnership Group—Ministry Group Leader: Janele Nelson

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Janele Nelson

World Mission Network
Tacoma, WA

Larry Whittlesey

YMCA Executive & Board Impact
Strategic National Partnerships

Portland, OR

Gray Stallworth

Camping Ministries & CLCs
Greenwood, SC

Bruce Tamlyn

Camping Ministries & CLCs
Silver Bay, NY

Program Group—Ministry Group Leader: Craig Seibert

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Scott Reall

Journey to Freedom
Nashville, TN

Peter Keene

Journey to Freedom
Nashville, TN

Craig Seibert

Print & Media Resources
Charlotte, NC

Bjorn Dixon

Global Missions
Elk River, MN

Larry Whittlesey

Regional & National Conferences
Portland, OR

Nancy Abbott

Local Programs
San Antonio, TX