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.


Vice President- Tara Welch, Studio 23– The Arts Center

Treasurer- Dennis Dinauer, 1st State Bank

Secretary- Lori Appold, Globe Fire Sprinkler

Board Chair- Tom Barnikow, Saginaw Valley State University

Board Members

Ryan Craves, Chemical Bank

Rev. Andreas Teich, Messiah Lutheran Church

Melissa Ososki, The Dow Chemical Company

Carrie Strohkirch, Independent Consultant

Guy Moulthrop, Moulthrop-Clift, Inc.

Carla Derocher, Bay City Public Schools

Dave Reitzel, The Dow Chemical Company

Lisa Cleland, Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy

Dan Emmenecker, J.R. Heineman & Sons

Roger Skrabut, McLaren Bay Region

Patrick Frontjes, Consumers Energy

Paul Revard, Retired Dentist

Peggy Barber, Delta College