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- Matt Jeffrey, The F.P. Horak Company

Vice-President- Tom Barnikow, Saginaw Valley State University

Treasurer- Dennis Dinauer, 1st State Bank

Secretary- Lori Appold, Globe Fire Sprinkler

Board Members

Matt Felan, Great Lakes Bay Alliance

Sean Pitcher, Amco Polymers

Jacqueline Martin-Walli, Buoy 18

Ryan Craves, Chemical Bank

Rev. Andreas Teich, Messiah Lutheran Church

Melissa Ososki, The Dow Chemical Company

Tara Welch, Studio 23- The Arts Center

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