YMCA Leadership


Passionate. Dedicated. Nurturing. Genuine.

Executive and senior staff at the Y work to deliver and grow quality programs and services in communities throughout Colorado Springs, Falcon, Fountain and Monument.

President and CEO Boyd Williams thanks the following Association Staff for providing support to all centers in the Pikes Peak Region and for carrying out the policies and vision set by the Y’s board of directors. Call, drop by or email us. We are here to help you!

Key Leadership Staff

Boyd Williams
President & CEO
Boyd Williams

Jeff Peterson
Executive VP / Chief Operating Officer
Jeff Peterson

Bob Lally Chief of Staff
Bob Lally

Charlotte WatersChief Healthcare Strategist
Charlotte Waters

Lisa Austin
Senior Vice President
Lisa Austin

Scott Christian
VP of Finance / CFO
Scott Christian

 Major Gifts Officer/Capital Campaign Director
Theresa McDonough

 Chief Medical Officer
Gloria Winters

Chad Dewey
Senior Executive Director of Membership & Healthy Living
Chad Dewey

Kylie Idleman
Director of Talent Management
Kylie Aldaz

Candice Hettich
Director of Business Operations
Candice Hettich

Natalie Kosatschkow
Executive Director of Membership, Shared Services and Project Management
Natalie Kosatschkow

Stephanie Lozano
Senior Director of Aquatics
Stephanie Lozano

Jason Pearce
Director of Risk & Property Management
Jason Pearce

Margaret Fogarty
Director of Staff Training & Development
Margaret Fogarty

Sonny Adkins
YMCA Camp Shady Brook Executive Director
Sonny Adkins

Shelley Haenze
Director of Executive Offices
Shelley Haenze

Wendy Becker
IT Director
Wendy Becker

Daren Girling
Senior Director of Sports
Daren Girling

Elena Dyer
Elena Dyer

Nicholas Eimer
Aquatics Facilities / Safety Compliance Officer
Nicholas Eimer

Director of Development
Alison Hansen

Programs and Operations Director
Mary Swantek

Executive Director of Childcare
Carolyn Tinsley

Board of Directors

Our influential and dedicated board of directors officers and members are passionate about strengthening the foundations of our community.


Bill Cherrier

2016 Board Chair
Colorado Springs Utilities

Brian Risley

Vice Chair
CRP Architects

Sharie Flanagan

Ent Credit Union


Jay Kloster

Erikson Brown & Kloster PC


Walt Glover

Immediate Past Chair
United States Olympic Endowment


Charles (Chuck) Anderson, Pacific Architects and Engineers 
Mike Callicrate, Ranch Foods Direct
Matt Carpenter, El Pomar Foundation
Jason Doyle, UMB Bank
Mary Fagnant, Qualtek Manufacturing
Gary Feffer, Fountain Colony Co
Brandon Gould
Walt Harder, Harder-Diesslin Development Group
Mark Hartman, St. Francis Medical Center
Al Holland, Pastor Divine Spirit Baptist Church
Bill Kappel, Applied Weather Associates
Kevin Kaveney, Northwestern Mutual

Phil Lane, Mesa-Mar LLC
Regina Lewis, Pikes Peak Community College
Cathy Matthews-Kane, Country Club of Colorado
Pam McManus, Peak Vista CHC
C.J. Moore, Kaiser Permanente
David Robinson, Retired
Cheryl Serrano, Retired
Peter Speiser, GE Johnson Construction
Shawn Thompson, BBVA Compass
Jim Tooley, USA Basketball
Jill Tiefenthaler, Colorado College
Steve Woodford, WCM Industries

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Proud Sponsors & Partners

Penrose-St-Francis YoungLife Colorado-Springs

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Accreditation Partners

Charity-Navigator GuideStar BBB

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