YMCA of Columbia-Willamette 2021–2023 Strategic Plan
To put the Christian principles of love, respect, honesty, responsibility and service into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Meet Our Leadership Team
Board of Trustees
|Charmin Shiely, Board Chair||Josh Mullen|
|Dick Wingard, Secretary/Treasurer||Ruppert Reinstadler|
|Robert Countryman||Chris Rogers|
|Curtis Dent||Dan Swift|
|Neil Fernando||Carol Terrell|
|Jay Jones||Bob Tomeoni|
|Ross Kelley||Nick Veroske|
|Keith Mays||Mike Zahniser|
- President & CEO | Tyler Wright
Born in Kokomo, Indiana, and son of a professional ballroom dancer and bluegrass singer, Tyler has been with the YMCA in a full-time capacity since 1987. An honor graduate of the University of Southern California, he was pursuing a career as an actor and dancer until he found his calling in the YMCA movement. Tyler began his Y career as a volunteer camp director for the Wilshire YMCA in Los Angeles and has also worked at multiple YMCAs in California. He served as President and CEO at both the Helena Family YMCA in Helena, MT and at the YMCA of the Foothills in La Canada, CA.
Tyler has been a YMCA national trainer in numerous areas, was recognized by Who’s Who of America and the National YMCA as a Cause Driven leader and has led many presentations on thought leadership, design and innovation. He has served on several Y-USA task forces and national committees. While at the YMCA of the Foothills Tyler was chairman of the California State Alliance of YMCA.