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, President & Chief Executive Officer
Meet Trish Fisher! Trish has more than 19 years of professional YMCA experience. Trish has been the President & CEO of the Greater Scranton YMCA since March, 2014. Trish started her Y career as a Teen Director with Greater New York YMCA and this is her 3rd YMCA CEO position. Trish is originally from NY, but has lived in several areas of the country.
In the next 3-5 years, Trish will be concentrating on upgrading the facility and expanding on programs to fit the needs of the surrounding communities.
Meet Wayne! Wayne is the Branch Executive Director at the Greater Scranton YMCA!
Wayne has been with the Y professionally for 25 years. Throughout his career, Wayne has served in various capacities including program director, senior director, branch executive director, and CEO. Born and raised in Schuylkill County, Wayne's Y career has taken him to New York, Virginia, and back to Pennsylvania where he is proud to once again serve the communities of his roots.
With a background in facility development, membership, and program, Wayne's biggest accomplishment to date is bringing a YMCA back to Schuylkill County for the first time in 30 years.
"I love working for the Y because everyone shares the same vision and mission, and we get to see it come to life every day. We're affecting lives and changing communities.", Branch Executive Director
Meet Karen Clause! Karen is the Associate Executive Director for the Greater Scranton YMCA! Karen has been working at the Y for over 30 years! Her Y work includes overseeing and managing the development, implementation, administration and evaluation of assigned operations such as membership, sports, health & wellness and youth and adult programs!
What Karen loves most about working at the Y is seeing the smiling faces of the children and members everyday!, Senior Program & Community Events Director
Meet Meghan! Meghan is the Marketing and Development Director at the Greater Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs.
Ken Brewster is the Aquatics Director here at the YMCA.
He has worked in Recreation for the past 15 yearrs in a variety of environments. He has experience in outdoor and indoor water parks, resorts, municipalities and HOA's. His passion is aquatic safety and when he is not in the office he can be found pool side teaching Lifeguard or Lifeguard instructor classes.
What Ken loves about the Y is having the opportunity to shape the futures of the young people enrolled in our programs as well giving back to his community.
Leigh Miller, Education Director
Meet Rich! Rich is the CFO at the Greater Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs. Rich has worked for the Y for the past 9 years. He grew up in Luzerne County, but now resides in Lackawanna County.
Rich graduated from King's College with a degree in Accounting. He oversees all financial reporting, budgeting, general accounting and implementing the new accounting procedures. What Rich loves about his job is being able to help the people in the community that he lives in., Chief Financial Officer
Robert Duliba is the Senior Director of Membership Services for the Wilkes-Barre Family & Greater Scranton YMCAs. Robert has been working for multiple Ys since 2012. His main focus is membership and ensuring all individuals that come into the Y feel welcomed and enjoy their experience.
"The great thing about membership is that it extends far beyond interactions in the Welcome Center. It's how we connect with our members in a group exercise class, in the pool, walking in the hallway and outside of the walls of the Y."
What Robert loves most about the Y is how important the organization is to communities. "What would communities around the country look like if the Y ceased to exist?" He believes in the Y's mission and wants to make sure everyone feels connected to it., Senior Membership Director
Meet Dale! Dale is the Facility and Grounds Director at the Greater Scranton YMCA. Dale is a Northeastern Pennsylvania native.
Dale ensures for the safety of Greater Scranton YMCA members and facility visitors everyday. What Dale likes most about his job at the Y is meeting new people and spreading the cause and mission of the Y with our members and community!
Meet Brandon Whipple! Brandon is the Health and Wellness Director of The Greater Scranton YMCA. Brandon has worked for multiple Y's since 2013. His main focus is overseeing our entire health and wellness department and the safety of all our members who use it. Brandon also helps to coordinate our youth programming to ensure we offer a wide variety of activities to help keep our youth active and teach social responsibility.
What Brandon likes most about The YMCA is seeing how it brings people together daily, creates lasting friendships, and offers a place for truly anyone to come be a part of., Health & Wellness Director
Meet Loretta Strehle! Loretta is the Member Engagement Director. She been with the Y for over 25 years initially starting on a part time basis at the Welcome Center and moving to her current full time position. Loretta's Y work includes overseeing day to day operation of the Welcome Center and member services.
"The best part of my job is seeing all the relationships that have been built here through the program's and classes offered here at the Y.", Member Engagement Coordinator