Board & Staff

Senior Leadership

Jamie Scaffidi WEB

Jamie Scaffidi

Sr. Vice President of Operations

Damodar Persaud 2021 WEB

Damodar Persaud

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Information Officer

Lacey Dixon 2021 WEB

Lacey Dixon

Vice President of Mission Advancement & Marketing

Management

Tara Julien 2021 WEB

Tara Julien

Member Engagement & Business Services Director

Heather Walczewski 2021 WEB

Heather Walczewski

Association Youth Development & Licensing Director

Nancy Maiquez WEB

Nancy Maiquez

Community Engagement Operations Director

Steven Sallese 2021 WEB

Steven Sallese

Association Food Service Director

Tim Joyce 2021 WEB

Tim Joyce

Association Director of Personal Training & Massage Therapy

Kim Craycraft 2022 WEB

Kim Craycraft

Senior Director of Finance, Compliance, and IT

Branch Leadership

Brett DeRoos 2021 WEB

Brett DeRoos

Director of Operations at Wolverine Worldwide Family YMCA

Laura Cairns WEB

Laura Cairns

Program Director at Ionia County YMCA

Luke Gerke 2021 WEB

Luke Gerke

Camp Director at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin

Morgan Haskel 2021 WEB

Morgan Haskell

Director of Operations at Mary Free Bed YMCA

Becky Haveman 2021 WEB

Becky Haveman

Director of Operations at Visser Family YMCA

Marta Rozema 2022 WEB

Marta Rozema

Senior Program Director at Litehouse Family YMCA

John Ybarra 2021 WEB 0

John Ybarra

Director of Operations at SpartanNash YMCA

Board of Directors

Mark Richter 2022 PRINT

Mark Richter, Chair

President/CEO, First United Credit Union

Peter Varga 2022 PRINT

Peter Varga, Treasurer

Retired Executive Director & CEO, The Rapid

Michael G. Wooldridge 2022 PRINT

Michael G. Wooldridge, Secretary

​​​​​​​Attorney, Varnum
  • Stacie R. Behler
    • VP of Public Affairs, Meijer Inc.
  • Jesse M. Bernal, Ph.D.
    • VP of Inclusion & Equity, Grand Valley State University
  • Tasha Blackmon
    • President/CEO, Cherry Health
  • Harold Burrell, Jr.
    • VP Business Insurance, Lighthouse Group
  • John F. Butzer, MD
    • Chief Medical Officer Emeritus, Mary Free Bed Hospital
  • Lynne Ferrell
    • Senior Program Officer, Frey Foundation
  • Charles E. Frayer
    • Retired Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP
  • Linsey Gleason
    • Partner, Varnum
  • Nolan Gottschalk
    • Area Manager/VP, Fifth Third Bank
  • Jeffrey Lambert
    • President/Managing Partner, Lambert & Company
  • Rachel Mraz
    • Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch
  • Curt Mulder
    • President, Wolverine Building Group
  • Gregory A. Rhodes
    • Business Development Consultant, AEBetancourt
  • Carlos Sanchez
    • Director of Latino Business & Economic Development Center, Ferris State University
  • Jacqueline D. Taylor, Ph.D
    • Leadership Consultant, Pondera Advisors
  • Carole R. Valade
    • President, C. Valade Consulting LLC
  • Michael B. Verhulst
    • Vice President, Rockford Construction
  • Sean P. Welsh
    • Regional Pres. Western MI, PNC Financial Services Group

Branch Board Chairs

Kelsy Bako 2022 PRINT

Kelsey Haynes-Bako

David D. Hunting YMCA Board Chair

Chris Bauchan 2022 PRINT

Chris Bauchan

Mary Free Bed YMCA Board Chair

Lisa Boyd 2022 PRINT

Lisa Boyd

Wolverine Worldwide Family YMCA Board Chair

Victoria Smalley 2022 PRINT

Victoria Smalley

Visser Family YMCA Board Chair

Jason Sorokin 2022 PRINT

Jason Sorokin

SpartanNash YMCA Board Chair

Curt Weaver 2022 PRINT

Curt Weaver

YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin Board Chair