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.

Members of the Board

Jeff Cochrane (Chair)
Kaitlan Buchko (Vice Chair)
Edward Acuna (Past Chair)
Kevin Freedman
Russell Rollins
Angie Wittmann
David Klein
Virginia Dueck
Luke Campbell
Liz Choi

YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg Executive Team

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

Cordella Friesen – President and CEO
Bill Simundson – Vice President, Finance and Risk Management
Mike Whalen – Vice President, Operations – Health, Fitness, Aquatics and Camping
Pam Dubé – Vice President, Human Resources
Kevin Hunter  – Vice President, Philanthropy, Engagement and Impact
Caryn LaFleche  – Vice President, Child Care and Development
Rhian Christie  – Vice President of Strategy and Program Delivery