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David Watler - (Chairman)

David Watler David joined the YMCA Board in March 2015.  He is currently the Chairman of the Board, a position he took up in February 2019. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and M.. Read More

Garth Arch - (Vice-Chairman)

Garth Arch Garth is the 2012 Young Caymanian Leadership Award (YCLA) Recipient. He is a graduate of John Gray High School and received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami an.. Read More

Pamela Fowler - (Secretary)

Pamela Fowler Pamela Fowler studied law at Cambridge University and embarked on a career in International Finance at Linklaters in London and Hong Kong. Pamela moved around the globe practising law in New Zealand a.. Read More

Andrew Johnson - (Treasurer)

Andrew Johnson Andrew is a director of Circumference FS (Cayman) Ltd., a Cayman Islands business which provides director, trustee, registered office and related services to a variety of entities. Andrew has over .. Read More

Jennifer Ahearn

Jennifer Ahearn Jennifer Ahearn was appointed to her position in 2009. Her public-service career began in the Planning Department in 1997 as a long-range planner, followed in 2003 as assistant director (Operations an.. Read More

Dr. Alwin Almeida

Dr. Alwin Almeida Albeit, being an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a passion for getting people back on their feet, Dr. Alwin Almeida has been an ardent supporter of the Y not only in the Cayman Islands, but also in his home .. Read More

Chevala Burke

Chevala Burke Chevala Burke is the Marketing & Promotions Manager for District Administration and is based in Cayman Brac. She is a Ministry of Tourism Scholar graduate of the University of Tampa, with a Bachel.. Read More

Lisa Burke

Lisa Burke Mrs. Burke is the wife of Troy Burke and mother of three children, Cory, Dylan and Sabrina. She and her family reside in West Bay and are members of the John Gray Memorial Church, where she currently .. Read More

J. C. Calhoun

J. C. Calhoun A Caymanian citizen born in New York, J.C. Calhoun arrived in Cayman in 1979 and began selling Real Estate for Mr. Jim Bodden in 1980. He formed the current company in 1985 as its Broker and remains o.. Read More

Diane Chestnut

Diane Chestnut Dr. Diane Hislop-Chestnut is a Caymanian doctor with training and registration in the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2005 Dr. Hislop-Chestnut relocated to the United States and did a resi.. Read More

Tim Derksen

Tim Derksen Tim is a partner in Deloitte’s Financial Advisory practice. Tim specializes in forensic investigative, dispute and valuation matters and has extensive experience in insolvency assignments, being app.. Read More

Rhonda Kelly

Rhonda Kelly Rhonda has been a member of the YMCA Board since the organisation officially launched in 2012 and serves as the Chairman of the Marketing and Events committee. She started her own Event and Communi.. Read More

Sara MacKay

Sara MacKay Sara MacKay is a self-described “soccer mom” since retiring from a career as a travel agent in the United States and the Cayman Islands. Sara grew up in an ice hockey family (girls didn’t play b.. Read More

Melissa McWatt

Melissa McWatt Melissa McWatt is a Certified Professional Accountant for the Bahamas, Bermuda, BVI, and the Cayman Islands (BBC) region of EY’s Transaction Advisory Services Group. She has more than 15 years of fi.. Read More

Angelina Partridge

Angelina Partridge Angelina’s focus on volunteering has been directed towards youth development since university, and her career in the public service at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has allowed her many oppo.. Read More

Faramarz Romer

Faramarz Romer Faramarz Romer is a Chartered Professional Accountant with more than 15 years of experience in the financial services sector. Currently he is employed by Greenlight Reinsurance, Ltd as the SEC Report.. Read More

Dr. Randy Von Kanel

Dr. Randy Von Kanel Randy Von Kanel has been the senior pastor of the Cayman Islands Baptist Church in Grand Cayman since 2009, though his love for and commitment to the people of these islands goes back many years befor.. Read More

Sandra Watler

Sandra Watler Sandra is an attorney at law and is the Head of the Compliance & Reporting Services for Mourant Governance Services in the Cayman Islands where she provides Anti-Money Laundering and Regulatory Re.. Read More

Jeffrey Wight

Jeffrey Wight Jeff Wight is a graduate of John Gray High School, Trinity College School, and the University of Central Florida with a BSBA in Management Information Systems, a Masters in Business Administration (MB.. Read More

Tony Williams

Tony Williams Tony Williams is the Managing Director at Tonys Toys/Car Boutique.  Tonys Toys is the leading independent automotive service center in the Cayman Islands.  They are the direct importers of new and p.. Read More