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The YMCA of Hamilton|Burlington|Brantford is a partnership of staff and volunteers.

As a leading charity, the YMCA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of individuals from across our communities. This group of community volunteers provides vision, strategic leadership and stewardship for the Association.

Officers of the Board of Directors: 2021 - 2022

Karmel Sakran, Chair
Managing Lawyer, 
Green Germann Sakran (GGS Law)

John Chisholm, Past Chair
Partner,
SB Partners LLP

Alyssa Lai, Vice Chair
Corporate Communications Consultant,
The Co-operators
 

Directors of the Board: 2021 - 2022

Gary Beveridge
Retired, Partner
KPMG

Sue Dunlop
Superintendent of Student Achievement,
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

Craig Fraser
Retired
Crown Counsel Ministry of Attorney General

Paul Gibel
Partner,
Grant Thornton

Carrie Morris
Associate Vice President, Enterprise Payment & PCI Governance,
Canadian Tire Bank

Michelle Nelles
Director, Advisor Experience and Digital Strategy,
Manulife

Shelagh Paul
Senior Vice President, Global Communications,
OMERS

Karmel Sakran

Karmel Sakran, Board of Directors, Managing Partner, Green Germann Sakran

Karmel Sakran, Chair
Managing Lawyer, 
Green Germann Sakran (GGS Law)

YMCA Senior Leadership

Kyla Kumar

Kyla Kumar, Vice President of Marketing, Communications, Information Technology & Government Relations

Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Information Technology & Government Relations
kyla.kumar@ymcahbb.ca

St. John O'Neill

St.John O'Neil, Senior Regional Manager, IT, Management Informations Systems

Senior Regional Manager, Information Technology, Business Administration & Management Information Systems
stjohn.oneill@ymcahbb.ca