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 located at 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.

Y Board of Directors
Name Board Position Affiliation
Lisa Ventriss Chair President - Vermont Business Roundtable
Katie Hawley Vice-Chair Principal & Owner -  Hawley Consulting Services LLC
Vesta Bovair Treasurer Vice President of Global Business Solutions -- Carrier
Jaime Heins Secretary Vice President Assistant General Counsel - Keurig Dr Pepper
Kyle Dodson President CEO - Greater Burlington YMCA
Renee Bourget-Place Partner - KPMG LLP
Kelly Cornell Vice President Sales & Marketing -- April Cornell
Phil Daniels Market President Vermont/Upstate New York - TD Bank
Scott Fewell President - Liquid Measurement Systems
Amy Mellencamp Retired Principal - Burlington School District
Kenneth Palm DDS Founder - Colchester Dental Group
Terry Pomerleau Internet Manager -- VW of South Burlington
Brian Tarrant Co-founder - MyWebGrocer
Mike Walsh Managing Director of New England NFP
Staff Leadership

Kyle Dodson
President & CEO


Marsha Faryniarz
Senior Vice President

Brendan Leonard
Vice President of Finance & Administration / CFO

Rick Blount
Vice President of Development & Social Responsibility

Doug Bishop
Senior Director of Marketing & Community Relations

Michele O'Day
Senior Director of Human Resources

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


Pomerleau Family Y
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties