Jenny McCombe, OAM, was CEO for the YMCA Canberra for over 14 years, with the responsibility of the overall leadership, development and management of the YMCA of Canberra. YMCA of Canberra is a charity, and is a member association of the National YMCAs of Australia. As a community based organisation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, the YMCA believes in the power of inspired young people.
Jenny received an Order of Australia Medal in 2015 for her contribution to the community, particularly through youth organisations. She is a strong advocate for the rights of children, and remains committed to raising the profile of women in leadership roles.
She is a YMCA Life Governor; Life Member YMCA Canberra; and Director of UnitingCare.