Deborah Bagatta-Bowles, CEO

Deborah Bagatta-Bowles

(302) 571-6907

Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly

(302) 571-6923

Greg Maziarz

(302) 571-6967

Beverly Lacy

VP Capital Campaign and Strategic Advancement
(646) 242-4305

Chris Ryan

Group Vice President, Buildings and Properties
(302) 571-6925

Linda Risk

Executive Director, Brandywine/Vice President of Marketing
(302) 571-6905

Bette Francis

Bette Francis

Vice President, HR & Talent Management

Matt Clements

Vice President of Development
(302) 571-6962

Jesus De LasSalasweb

Jesus De Las Salas

Executive Director, Downtown YMCAs
(302) 778-9001


Tamisha Hopkins

Executive Director, Sussex Family YMCA
(302) 510-1225

Thomas Wallace

Thomas Wallace

Sr. Executive Director, Western Family YMCA
(302) 709-9622

David Halley

Executive Director, Middletown Family YMCA
(302) 616-9622

Sue Herr

Executive Director, Dover YMCA
(302) 346-9622

Terry Mullan

Terry Mullan

Executive Director, Bear-Glasgow YMCA
(302) 232-7079

Elizabeth Staib-King

YMCA Camp Tockwogh Executive Director
(410) 348-6000

Shaquan Buffaloe

Shaquan Buffaloe

(302) 571-6968

Julie Burns

Julie Burns

Director of Marketing and Communications
(302) 571-6997


Nicole Freedman

Director of Grants
(302) 571-6927

Emily Glading

Emily Glading

Systems Administrator
(302) 571-6944


Tricia Jefferson

Director of Healthy Living
(302) 571-6998

Denise McDevitt

Denise McDevitt

Administrative Assistant
(302) 571-6908


Jennifer McPherson

Senior Director, Membership Sales and Engagement

Dandan Ren

Dandan Ren

Assistant Controller
(302) 571-6978


Wendy Shilobod

Sales System Administrator
(302) 571-6943


Shanna Slavin

Senior Business Manager

Terry Stewart

Terry Stewart

Director of Benefits
(302) 571-6992

Patti Vozenilek

Patti Vozenilek

Human Resources Generalist
(302) 571-6971

Jennifer Zimmerman

Jennifer Zimmerman

(302) 571-6977


David Shepherd

Board Chair

Troy Silliman

Board Vice Chair

Darcy A. White

Manager Corporate Governance, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation

David Heaney

President, Healthcare Facilities Solutions Inc.

Ali Husain

Middletown Family YMCA Board Chair
Delaware Orthodontics, Owner

Bedford “Buff” Bruno

Sussex Family YMCA Board Chair

Gail Seitz

Downtown Board Chair

Herv DaCosta

Brandywine YMCA Board Chair
DaCosta Advisors LLC

Jennifer Twining

Dover YMCA Board Chair
Jen Twining Physical Therapy, Owner

Rebecca Butcher

Camp Tockwogh Board Chair

Shannon Clark

Bear-Glasgow YMCA Board Chair
Agent/Owner State Farm Insurance

Sue Dahms

Western YMCA Board Chair
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Scott H. Champagne

Board Member
Project Manager, Barclaycard US

Bruce Colbourn

Board Member
Sr. Vice President, Corporate Banking, PNC Bank

Ryan Conner

Board Member
Credit Executive, Bank of America

Michael French, CPA

Board Member

Michael T. French, CPA

Board Member
Managing Director, Belfint Lyons Shuman

J. Michael Harpe, Ed.D

Board Member
VP Student Affairs, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Hal Erskine

Board Member

Sucharita (Suchi) Chandrasekhar Iyengar, Esq.

Board Member

John W. Morgan, Esq.

Board Member
Partner, Heckler & Frabizzio

James M. Winfield, III

Board Member
JMW Investment LLC

Jack M. Beeson Jr.

Board Member
Senior Vice President/Global Capital Markets, Wilmington Trust/M&T

Brian J. Galinat, M.D.

Board Member

Elizabeth M. McGeever

Board Member
Attorney Prickett, Jones & Elliott

Christopher Scarpitti

Board Member
Vice President Business Banking, WSFS Bank

Enid D. Wallace-Simms

Board Member
Senior Public Affairs Manager

Our Mission

The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.


All YMCA of Delaware locations are currently closed.

Please visit www.ymcade.org/covid-19-updates for the most current information including information about membership.