Board of Directors

"Our foundation is based on the roots of Team Leaders."

Lindey McIntyre

Executive Director

Lindey McIntyre together with her husband Dave founded Bethanys Hope Foundation in 1996 following Bethany’s diagnosis with Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD). Lindey has been the Executive Director of the Foundation since 2000 setting up and organizing many office environments to meet the demands of a growing organization. Lindey continues to use...

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Lindey McIntyre

Dave McIntyre

President

Dave McIntyre is the current President and together with his wife Lindey they founded Bethanys Hope Foundation in 1996 following their daughter Bethany’s diagnosis with Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD). Dave is a retired police officer serving over 35 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (R.C.M.P.) in several locations in Canada. ...

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Dave McIntyre

Ryan Gauss

Chair

Ryan Gauss earned his Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Political Science from King’s University College at Western University in 2008. Born and raised in London, Ontario, he has an extensive background in the local community, which would include board appointments and various volunteer positions with local organizations....

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Ryan Gauss

Julie MacIntyre

Secretary

Julie MacIntyre attended Brescia College at Western University. She has been an active Bethanys Hope Volunteer for over five years and most recently was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Team 2018. Julie brings with her experience in fundraising, organizing events and working with planning committees. Julie has a...

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Julie MacIntyre

Kristen Galbraith

Vice Chairperson

Kristen Galbraith was born and raised in London with her sister and two brothers. She obtained her Bachelor of Science and Education degrees from Western University in 2009. Kristen currently works for the London District Catholic School Board as a high school Science teacher. Her involvement with Bethany’s Hope began...

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Kristen Galbraith

Jim Palmer

Treasurer

Jim Palmer (CMA / CPA) graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, which lead him to obtaining his designation from the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario. Jim has been involved in accounting and financial operations for over three decades, including holding such positons as;...

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Jim Palmer