Mark Elsasser

Mark Elsasser

Chief Executive Officer

Mark E. Elsasser has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Westfield Area Y since July, 2002.  Prior to that, he served six years as the Executive Vice President of Operations of the YMCA of Central Maryland and before that was the District Vice President and Senior Vice President of the YMCA in Philadelphia.

Mark has been an adjunct professor at Springfield College School of Human Service since 2008 and has served as President of the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance, comprised of 37 Ys.

Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in health, physical education and recreation from Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, PA and a master’s degree in organizational management specializing in non-profit organizations from LaSalle University in Philadelphia.  He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive.

Mark and his wife Sherry reside in Westfield.  They are proud of their two college graduates who work professionally in the recreation management field.

Contact Information
Phone:(908) 301-9622 ext. 224
Email:melsasser@westfieldynj.org
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