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The Board’s Role

Responsibility for supervising the management of the business and affairs of the YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg lies with the volunteer members of the Board of Directors. As dedicated champions of the YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg’s mission, vision and philanthropic activities, the Board of Directors are elected by voting members of the Association and chosen for their broad range of expertise.

Annual General Meeting

Our last virtual Annual General Meeting was on held on February 16, 2022.

Members of the Board

Edward Acuna (Chair)
Jeff Cochrane (Vice Chair)
Daniel Sherbo (Past Chair)
Kaitlan Buchko
Mark Struck
Russell Rollins
Laura Thompson McArthur
Kevin Freedman
Cordella Friesen
David Klein
Angie Wittmann
Lucas Campbell

YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg Executive Team

Partnered with our Board of Directors, we are committed to building strong kids, strong families and strong communities.

Kent Paterson – President and CEO
Susan Emerson – Vice President, Operations – Community Programs
Bill Simundson – Vice President, Finance and Administration
Mike Whalen – Vice President, Operations – Health, Fitness, Aquatics and Camping
Shauna Schopohl – Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Pam Dubé – Vice President, Human Resources