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.

Staff Leadership

Kyle Dodson
President & CEO (on leave until April 2020)

Click here to read about Dodson's temporary leave and his role with the City of Burlington.

Marsha Faryniarz
Interim CEO

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.

2020-2021 Board of Directors
Lisa Ventriss, Chair, President - Vermont Business Roundtable
Katie Hawley, Vice-Chair, Principal & Owner - Hawley Consulting Services LLC
Vesta Bovair, Treasurer, Executive Vice President - National Life Group

Jaime Heins, Secretary, Senior Counsel Operations & Commercial Litigation - Keurig Dr. Pepper
Kyle Dodson, President, CEO - Greater Burlington YMCA
Bob Morgan, Immediate Past Chair, CEO - NorthCountry Federal Credit Union
Renee Bourget-Place, Partner - KPMG LLP
Kelly Cornell, Vice President Sales & Marketing -- April Cornell
Phil Daniels, Market President Vermont/Upstate New York - TD Bank
Andrew Martin, CEO - Neagley & Chase Construction Co.
Amy Mellencamp, Retired Principal - Burlington School District
Terry Pomerleau, Internet Manager -- VW of South Burlington
Brian Tarrant, Co-founder - MyWebGrocer
Mike Walsh, Managing Director of New England NFP




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