Leadership + Governance

Leadership & Governance

At the Greater Burlington YMCA, our leadership staff and volunteer board of directors works closely to deliver our mission and guide our efforts to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Our Y’s administrative offices are in two locations—at 126 and 298 College Street in Burlington. You may reach leadership staff at the numbers provided in the list below. For a more complete list of Greater Burlington Y staff contacts, click here.

Name Board Position Affiliation
Lisa Ventriss Chair President – Vermont Business Roundtable
Katie Hawley Vice-Chair Principal & Owner – Hawley Consulting Services LLC
Scott Fewell Treasurer President – Liquid Measurement Systems
Jaime Heins Secretary Vice President Assistant General Counsel – Keurig Dr Pepper
Kyle Dodson President CEO – Greater Burlington YMCA
Victoria Bennett   Retired YMCA Executive
Renee Bourget-Place   Partner – KPMG LLP
Kelly Cornell   Vice President Sales & Marketing – April Cornell
Phil Daniels   Market President Vermont/Upstate New York – TD Bank
Kenneth Palm DDS   Founder – Colchester Dental Group
Brian Tarrant   Co-founder – MyWebGrocer
Mike Walsh   Managing Director of New England NFP

Kyle Dodson
President & CEO
[email protected]
802-652-8133

Marsha Faryniarz
Senior Vice President
[email protected]
802-652-8140

Brendan Leonard
Vice President of Finance & Administration / CFO
[email protected]
802-652-8135

Rick Blount
Vice President of Development & Social Responsibility
[email protected]
802-652-8146

Doug Bishop
Senior Director of Healthy Living & Communications
[email protected]
802-652-8137

Michele O’Day
Senior Director of Human Resources
[email protected]
802-652-8132

For a more complete list of staff contacts by department, click here.