President and Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Stephen Butz leads one of the largest and diverse charities in the Lower Mainland. Stephen moved into his first association leadership role as the CEO of the YMCA of Cambridge, Ontario in the mid 1980’s. From there, senior leadership opportunities in St. Catharines and Hamilton led him to serve as Chief Executive Officer YMCA Niagara from 2000 to 2011. Stephen brings extensive background in large-scale capital development, strategic planning and not-for-profit mergers. With undergraduate degrees in physical education and business, Stephen holds a master degree in Management Sciences from Springfield College in the USA. Among his many community affiliations, Stephen has served as the Vice Chair of the Board for the Niagara Health System, Member of the Board of the Niagara Community Foundation, and the Board of Meridian Credit Union. Currently he serves on the Cabinet of the United Way of the Lower Mainland and is an Advisor with Business Council of BC.