National Board of Directors

YMCA of the USA's National Board of Directors brings a diverse set of skills and experience to support the Y's mission and work to strengthen communities. Their commitment and unique talents help guide the Y and ensure its continued success.

National Board of Directors

The Important Work of our Board

Our National Board of Directors provides critical guidance to ensure our vision and strategy align with our mission. These dedicated individuals are critical to the success of YMCA of the USA and to Ys across the country.

National Board

Carlos Ayala
Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
NiSource

John Baird, Ph.D
Principal Partner
ExecutiveEdge of Silicon Valley

David A. Barahona
Finance Director
PepsiCo, Inc.

Jed Bernstein
President
Above the Title Entertainment

Kevin Bolding
President/CEO
Central Florida YMCA

Sarah Brayton
Manager
Monitor Institute by Deloitte

Jimmy Chow
Director, Community Relations
Mastercard

Hon. J. Michelle Childs
U.S. District Court Judge, South Carolina

John G. Conley
Partner & Co-Founder
Gillam Capital

Pamela Davies, Ph.D.
President Emerita and Professor of Strategy
Queens University of Charlotte

Diane Dewbrey
Director
MBIA, Inc.

Janice Reals Ellig
CEO
The Ellig Group, LLC

Mathew Furman
Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer
Best Buy Co., Inc.

Walter Glover
EVP/COO
U.S. Olympic Endowment 

Valarie Gomez
CEO
YMCA of West San Gabriel Valley

 

Glen Gunderson
President/CEO
YMCA of the North

Matthew Hyde
Executive Chairman
5.11

Dan Kraemer
Co-Founder, Co-CEO
IA Collaborative

George Leis
President/COO
Montecito Bank & Trust

Carla Moradi
Senior Vice President, Strategic & Executive Partnerships
Anaplan, Inc.

Patricia Pacheco de Baez
Director, Multinational Corporate Banker
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Christopher Padilla
Vice President Government & Regulatory Affairs
IBM Corporation

CiCi Rojas
Partner & President
Tico Productions LLC - Tico Sports

Saskia Steinacker
Global Head of Digital Transformation
Bayer USA

Ruben Dario Taborda
Chief Commercial Officer
AIMeCAST

Chris Tointon
President/CEO
YMCA of Middle Tennessee 

Liliana Gil Valletta
CEO & Co-Founder
IEN+

Julie Watkins
President/CEO
YMCA of the Rockies

George Wilson II
Head of Business Operations
NBA G League
National Basketball Association

Board Fellow 2021 - 2022
Vicky Luh
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University

 

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