Senior Leadership Team
Led by our CEO, the Senior Leadership Team is responsible to implement the Board’s vision and provide strategic direction and management as it relates to day-to-day operations.
R.J. (Bob) Gallagher, M.P.A.
President and CEO
Morgan Bello MIR, MBA, CHRP
Associate VP, People & Culture
CFO and Vice President, Corporate Services
Vice President, Financial Development
Vice President, Health, Fitness, and Aquatics
Vice President, Childcare, Housing, Employment and Newcomer Services
Board of Directors
The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region is governed by a Board of Directors. This group of dedicated and committed volunteers is comprised of professionals who lend their expertise in providing vision, strategic leadership, policy directives and stewardship for the association.
Jean Laurin, CPA, CA, Chair
CEO (Retired), ENCON Group Inc.
Ross Quane, CPA, CA, CMC, Past Chair
Chief Financial Officer (Retired),
The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre
Anne Butler, Secretary
Vice President, Policy, Research, Legal and
Susannah Crabtree, Treasurer
Partner, Odgers Berndtson
Dr. Lisa Chillingworth Watson
Co-founder, Agile Work Evolutions Inc.
Alan Doak, CCIM, SIOR
Proveras Commercial Realty
Vice President and Practice Lead, Business
Stratford Managers Corporation
Senior Manager, Government Affairs
Jacques Paquette, ASC
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister (retired),
Department of Employment and Social
Chief Executive Officer (retired),
The Canadian Real Estate Association
Louise Tardif, ICD.D
Vice President Resource Development,
United Way/Centraide Ottawa
Associate Deputy Minister of Immigration
Refugees and Citizenship Canada