Our People

We are a passionate team of people who are committed to ensuring we make a positive difference in young people’s lives.

PRESIDENT
John Naylor OBE

VICE PRESIDENTS

Walter C T Crosby – Dick Jones – Bob Kilgour – Keith McIntosh
– Tom McPherson – May Nisbet – Mike Will

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN
Jamie Lockhart

VICE CHAIRS
Ross Laird – Paul Rorie

TREASURER
Robert Clark

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Hayley Gillies, Jill McGrath, Mark Hutchison, Ross Laird,  Matthew Dellaquaglia, Mike Will and Sarah Turner

 

OUR STAFF TEAM

You can read a little bit more about each of us here to learn about our work or just to put a face to the voice at the other end of the phone.


Kerry Reilly

Kerry Reilly

Chief Executive- National General Secretary

Kerry joined YMCA Scotland in January 2016. Kerry has worked with the YMCA in Dumfries, Bellshill, YMCA Scotland (1998 - 2006) and YMCA Edinburgh since 1992.
Kerry also has significant international YMCA experience and most recently chaired the Steering Group for the 2013 YMCA Europe Prague Festival.

Margaret Finlayson

Margaret Finlayson

Finance Officer

Margaret joined YMCA Scotland in Dec 1985. From 2007 to 2012 she split her working week between Cumbernauld YMCA and YMCA Scotland.
Margaret works 3 days a week at YMCA Scotland and also provides advice to local YMCA on financial management systems when required.

Jeanette Third

Jeanette Third

Local Association Development Worker

Jeanette previously managed a housing support and outreach service for young people and their families in Midlothian. She moved to YMCA Scotland in 2007 as our Local Association Development Worker supporting the YMCA network .

Jillian Law

Jillian Law

Project Manager

Jillian has worked for YMCA Scotland since leaving school. Starting as Office Junior she has undertaken various roles and is currently Project Manager dividing her time between YMCA Scotland and the YMCA Plusone programme.

Colin MacFarlane

Colin MacFarlane

Plusone National Programme Manager

Colin, an ex professional footballer joined YMCA Scotland in July 2015 as the National Programme Manager for Plusone following 12 years at Bellshill & Mossend YMCA. Colin has returned to his roots as he was part of the design of and piloting of the Plusone
intervention.

Laura Wharton

Laura Wharton

Admin Assistant

Laura joined the team in July 2017, as part of her role she will be leading on our WW1 Heritage project and researching our archives. Laura is an active volunteer with the Sea Cadet Corps.