Executive Committee

Executive Committee 2018-2022

Executive Committee 2018-2022

Deputy President
Mr. Agustin Garcia Bolanos Cacho, Mexico

Mr.  Ronald Tak Fai Yam, Hong Kong

Secretary General (non-voting):
Carlos Madjri Sanvee, Togo


Mr. Dodji Fiashinou , Togo
Ms. Irene Ayimba, Kenya
Ms. Nompumelelo Thabethe, South Africa
Mr. Ronald Senghore, Gambia
Mr. Yirga Gebregziabher Assefa, Ethiopia

Asia & Pacific
Mr. Alan Morton, Australia
Ms. Chanita Maneekarn, Thailand
Mr. Indong Song, Korea
Ms. Karren Joy Fetalvero, Philippines
Ms. Nagako Okado, Japan


Mr. Craig Rowe, Canada

Ms. Dorothee Pfrommer, Germany
Mr. Duncan Ingram, England & Wales
Ms. Malene Bentsen, Denmark
Ms. Mathilde Thue, Norway
Mr. Otto Vainio, Finland

Latin America & Caribbean
Ms. Anaclara Rodriguez Canzani,  Uruguay
Ms. Carolina Lopez, Peru
Mr. Cristiano Ristov, Brazil

Middle East
Ms. Soheila Hayek, Lebanon
Mr. Saro Nakashian, East Jerusalem

Ms. Cici Rojas, USA
Ms. Colleen Leung, USA

Past President
Mr. Peter Posner, England & Wales

Area Presidents
Dr Adrien Coly, Senegal, Africa Alliance
Mr. Chin Sheng Chen , Taiwan, Asia & Pacific Alliance
Mr. Michael Will, Scotland, YMCA Europe
Mr. Felipe Jurado, Chile, Latin American & Caribbean Alliance

Y’s Men Liaison
Mr. Kohei Yamada, Japan

Patricia Pelton - President - World YMCA

YMCA Affiliation:

YMCA Calgary, World Alliance of YMCA’s

Profession: Consultant

Professional Experience: Patricia has held senior management and leadership roles in

several organizations, including, but not limited to: CEO, Northern Lights Health Authority,

CEO, Health Quality Council of Alberta, Board Member, Alberta College and Assocation of

Chiropractors, Chair, Safe and Healthy Communities Network, Director, Health Ethics

Network of Alberta, Executive Member, Arctic Winter Games.

YMCA Experience: President WAY, Member Strategy Committee, YMCA of Calgary,

Member, WAY Safe Spaces Learning Group, Chair, WAY Image and Impact Task Force, Past

Chair YMCA Canada, twenty five years of volunteer activity at YMCA Local, National and

International levels.

Education: In addition to holding a B.Sc.(Physiotherapy), University of Saskatchewan,

Patricia holds numerous certificates and executive education courses in areas such as:

Leadership, Governance, Loss Management, Risk and Financial Management, Negotiation,

Conflict Management and Strategic Planning.