YWCA Committees

The YWCA operates with support from more than a dozen committees, which are listed below. If you would like to share your knowledge and talents with a YWCA committee, contact the person listed. Thank you!

Membership/Marketing Committee (Ben Knuth, membership director)

  • Membership Appreciation activities
  • Membership attraction and retention
  • Promote the organization’s mission and programs

Membership Assistance (subcommittee)

  • Oversees rec pass scholarships

Advocacy Committee (Kara Ferraro, director of advocacy)

  • Promotes the YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women
  • Plans annual forums and special events

Nominating Committee (Deb Geesey, executive director)

  • Recruit board candidates
  • Select Officers & Executive Committee members

Audit Committee (Mike Dorsette, director of finance and administration)

  • Oversese annual audit

Finance Committee (Mike Dorsette, director of finance and administration)

  • Oversees investments and fiscal management

Fund Development Committee (Deb Geesey, executive director)

  •  Coordinates development and fundraising goals

Ad Hoc Committees (Deb Geesey, executive director)

  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • Nearly New Sale Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Endowment Campaign Committee
  • Events: Spirit 5k, ENCORE 5K, Race against Racism 5 mile, Bubba Bash Volleyball Tournament, Dancing with the Local Stars