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Takodah YMCA announces Chris Burke as new Executive Director & CEO

We are excited to announce that Chris Burke will serve as the new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2024. He will succeed Jim Doremus who has served as Interim Executive Director & CEO since October, 2022. Chris brings extensive experience in independent residential camping, youth development, and mission-focused non-profit programs. He […]

Wishing Ryan Reed all the best!

Making a lasting impact on a 110-year-old organization is not an easy thing to do. It takes a balanced mix of expertise, courage, patience, and perseverance. It also takes time. Since 2014, Ryan Reed has brought those elements – and many more – to the Takodah YMCA. From dramatically modernizing our approach to camping services […]

Welcoming Jim Doremus, Interim Executive Director and CEO

The Takodah YMCA Board of Directors is excited to announce that Jim Doremus will be joining the organization as Interim Executive Director and CEO effective October 4th, 2022. The board has developed a leadership transition plan that builds upon the success of our Y today and maintains excellence in executive leadership going forward. We are […]

Saying Farewell to Executive Director Artie Lang

Arthur Lang will be departing as the Executive Director and CEO of the Takodah YMCA on September 20, 2022, after seven years with our organization. Mr. Lang’s leadership during that time enabled the Takodah YMCA to grow year-over-year. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Lang carefully guided the Y through our first shutdown in 105 years […]