Meet the Team

The Ryan’s Well family consists of a passionate Board of Directors, Staff, Advisors and Regional Partners who share Ryan’s belief that ordinary people can do extraordinary things. They provide a broad range of skills and insights, as well as a shared commitment to making the world a better place by delivering safe water and sanitation to those in need.

Staff

Ryan Hreljac, Founder

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Ryan is the founder of Ryan’s Well and has been fundraising for clean water projects since the age of six. He attended Kings College University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and graduated in 2014 with a Double Major in International Development Studies and Political Science. Although Ryan’s Well has always been a priority of his, he’s done several different jobs over the years. He’s worked as a Day Camp Coordinator for the North Grenville Municipal Centre, was in charge of deliveries for Tim Hortons, and even worked a brief stint in construction as a General Labourer. Now an official staff member of the Foundation, his main concentrations lie in project work and fund development. He is happy to return to his roots and continue to help spread the Ryan’s Well message of how you can make a difference at any age. You can reach him at ryan@ryanswell.ca

 Mark Hreljac, Program Manager

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Mark Hreljac, a retired City of Ottawa Police Officer, is one of the original founders of the Ryan’s Well Foundation. Mark, heading our project committee on the Board of Directors, set up and managed the Ryan’s Well projects as a  volunteer for 7 years, before the foundations first full-time project manager was hired. Mark was then a part of the project committee until July of 2013, at which time he became the full-time project manager. He has travelled extensively to all of Ryan’s Well project areas since 2001.You can reach him at mark@ryanswell.ca

 

 

Megan Glenn, Communications and Fundraising Coordinator

DSCN1570Megan Glenn grew up in Merrickville and Kemptville, ON where she went to elementary and high school with Ryan. She attended Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and will graduate in April 2017 with a Bachelors of Earth Sciences. Megan is passionate about volunteering and is currently a leader with 1st Merrickville Cub Scouts. She has worked many jobs in the past including Educational Interpreter at Baxter Conservation Area, Program Leader at the Boys and Girls Club, and even as clerk at Torpedo Rays Scuba Adventures. Prior to working with Ryan’s Well, Megan was a part of the Kemptville Farmers Market running a fundraiser for the Foundation. Megan is looking forward to working in a community that has shaped her into the woman that she is today and making a positive local and global impact. You can reach her at communications@ryanswell.ca.

Connie Jensen, Administrative Officer

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Originally a neighbour of the Hreljac’s, Connie Jensen began her career with Ryan’s Well as a volunteer. Now the Administrative Assistant, Connie aids with general enquiries, fields donations, and offers incredible support to the rest of the Ryan’s Well team. If you ever need a question answered, Connie would be happy to help you at info@ryanswell.ca