Board of Directors

We are grateful for the compassionate, dedicated, and hard-working volunteers whose talents and commitment help us nurture the potential of all in the Great Lakes Bay Region.  These individuals work selflessly through the YMCAs Mission to improve the health and well-being of our community and provide support to our neighbors.


Board Chair – Dave Reitzel, Retired Dow

Vice President – Carrie Strohkirch, Independent Consultant

Treasurer – Jason Lowry, Michigan Sugar

Secretary – Melissa Ososki, Dow

Board Members

Tom Barnikow, Outdoor Adventures, Inc.

Lisa Cleland, Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy

Carla Derocher, Bay City Public Schools

Jessica Dore, Rehmann

Dan Emmenecker, J.R. Heineman & Sons

Patrick Frontjes, Consumers Energy

Paul Revard, Retired Dentist

Tricia Schabel, Independent Bank

Roger Skrabut, McLaren Bay Region

Brad Toporski, Home Healthcare

Mike Williams, Williams Cheese Co.