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
Vice President, People & Culture
CFO and Vice President, Corporate Services
Vice President, Health, Fitness, and Aquatics
Vice President, Child Care, 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
CEO (Retired), ENCON Group Inc.
Chief Legal Officer and Vice President,
Research and Policy, Payments Canada
Partner and Career Business Leader - Eastern Canada,
Dr. Lisa Chillingworth Watson
Agile Work Evolutions Inc.
Vice President and Practice Lead, Strategy and Business Operations,
Stratford Managers Corporation
Senior Manager Atlantic Canada,
Jacques Paquette, ASC
Senior Assistant Deputy Minister (retired),
Department of Employment and Social Development Canada
Chief Executive Officer (retired),
The Canadian Real Estate Association
Louise Tardif, ICD.D
Vice President Resource Development,
United Way/Centraide Eastern Ontario
Associate Deputy Minister,
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada