Michele joined the Westfield Area YMCA as Assistant Human Resources Director in 2019 bringing almost 20 years of Human Resources expertise with her. Michele originated her YMCA employment at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA in 2006 and has more than 12 years of non-profit Human Resources experience. She is an active member of the NJ YMCA
Will joined the Westfield area YMCA in 2017 as a Flyers track coach. In his current position, he oversees the Flyers track and field and cross country programs and the Westfield YMCA 5k Run for Everyone. Will has a B.A. degree in advertising and is currently in the process of getting his M.S. in exercise
Chris was promoted to his current position in September, 2018. He joined the Westfield Area Y in 2017 as an Assistant coach for the Devilfish Swim Team and then became the Assistant Director of Competitive Aquatics and the Head Age Group Coach for the Devilfish. Chris is a member of the American Swimming Coaches Association. He
Ken joined the Westfield Area YMCA as the Director of Technology Management in 2017, with over 11 years of service at another YMCA. He has an extensive history in Computers, Networking, and Telecommunications. He also has worked with software providers to create and implement new modules for health and fitness. In his spare time, Ken
Ed joined the Westfield Area Y in 2010 as a Maintenance Mechanic and was promoted to Assistant Facilities Director in 2017. He is a retired USMC veteran and has an extensive background in maintenance operations, including driving fuel trucks in Iraq, ironworking, and welding. Ed is also a certified commercial diver. Ed has gathered the
Michelle began working at the Westfield Area YMCA in 2002 in the Member Services Department. Michelle transitioned to the Finance Department where she worked for 7 years, and then joined the HR team in July 2015. Prior to working at the Y, Michelle worked in the Human Resources field for 12 years. Michelle holds a B.S.
Jean started at the Y in 2000 but has been teaching group fitness since 1983. She manages all land group exercise classes … and she still loves teaching! Jean holds several national fitness certifications and teaches an array of wellness classes including Pilates, Strength and Delay the Disease, an exercise class for those who have
Carolyn joined the Westfield Area Y staff in 2002 as a summer camp counselor while attending Albright College. She graduated with her Bachelors degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education and History. She was hired full time in 2006 as a full time teacher in School Age Child Care and Day Care. In 2007 she became School
Eileen began her involvement in the Westfield Area Y preschool program in 1987. She started out as a preschool teacher and after six years became supervisor of the department. Eileen’s program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. In her free time, Eileen enjoys traveling, gardening and cooking.
Melinda has been with the Westfield Area Y since 2003 and was promoted to her current position in 2016. Previously, Melinda spent 4 years at our Garwood facility, first as School Age and Camp Coordinator, and then as Garwood Child Care Director. Prior to that, she supervised over 120 children in the Westfield Area Y