Meet our Board of Directors

Volunteer Board of Directors 2016

The Ryan’s Well Board of Directors works tirelessly to 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.

It’s nice to meet you!

Executive Board Members

Sara Board PicSara Gore, Chair

Occupation: Senior Environmental Engineer Associate with J.L. Richards & Associates Limited

Elected: November 26, 2015  

Elected Board Chair: November 22, 2016


Susan Board PicSusan Hreljac, Vice Chair

Occupation:  Consultant, Ministries of Culture, Health Promotion with Citizenship and Immigration

Elected: September 11, 2008

Elected Vice Chair: January 28, 2016


Shawn McCarthyShawn McCarthy, Secretary

Occupation: Global Energy Reporter with the Globe and Mail

Elected: April 16, 2009

Elected Secretary: November 22, 2016


Devan PennellDevan Pennell, Treasurer

Occupation:  Controller for Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group

Elected Treasurer: November 29, 2012



Board Members

Sheldon Wyse

Sheldon Wyse

Occupation: CPA 

Elected: July 15th, 2016



Kelly ArnottKelly Arnott

Occupation: Health Professional

Elected: November 27, 2013



James BallJames Ball

Occupation: Retired Director General of the Public Health Agency of Canada

Elected: November 27, 2014



DSCN1573Wendy Zhang

Occupation: Health Professional

Elected: November 22, 2016



DSCN1572Kyle Acres

Occupation: Teacher

Elected: November 22, 2016



mnowell pic3Mark Nowell

Elected: February 15, 2017