GREATER SCRANTON YMCA
706 North Blakely Street
GREATER SCRANTON YMCA
706 North Blakely Street
Meet Trish Fisher! Trish has more than 17 years of professional YMCA experience. Trish served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Scranton YMCA since March, 2014. Trish has a Masters of Education and works on several Y committees at the national level including: The National Strategic Plan CEO Advisory Committee and the Strengthening Membership as our Cause Training Committee. She is a founding member and former chairperson of Y-USA's National Women’s Leadership Resource Network. Trish formally coached up and coming executives in the movement. Trish was on the planning committee and was a participant for Y-USA’s Multicultural International Leadership Institute in Peru.
Trish started her Y career as a Teen Director and the GSY is Trish’s 3rd Y CEO position. Over the years, Trish has been an adjunct professor in history and a surgical assistant. Trish is originally from Putnam Valley, NY, but has lived in several areas of the country. In the next 3-5 years, Trish will be concentrating on the GSY's facility in Dunmore. Since membership numbers have more than tripled in the past five years to well over 8,000, there is a considerable need for additional space and a renovation of the locker rooms.
Karen Clause, Associate Executive Director
Meet Meghan! Meghan is the Marketing and Development Director at the Greater Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs.
Meet Diana Dempsey.
Diana is the Aquatic Director at the Greater Scranton YMCA. Diana has been working at the Y for thirty-four years (5 years here at the Greater Scranton Y, 4 years at the Hollywood Florida YMCA, then back at the Greater Scranton YMCA for the past 25 years) and is originally from Western Pa (about 1 1/2 hours north of Pittsburgh).
Her Y work focuses on all aspects of Aquatics here at the YMCA. This includes Swim Lessons & Swim Instructor Training, Water Exercise & Water Exercise Instructor Training, Swim Team & Training Swim Officials, Lifeguard Training, and all of the schedules for the Aquatic Area. What Diana loves most about her job is helping her staff to provide meaningful programs that meet the many needs of our community while helping to keep our children and families safe around water., Senior Aquatics Director
John Andreoli, Aquatics Director
Mike McElhinney, also known as “Mack” is the Director of Camping Services for the Greater Scranton and Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs. This will be Mike’s 23 consecutive summer as a YMCA Camping Professional. Mike has worked at a number of other YMCA Camps across the country in a variety of camping programs.
YMCA Camping Services provides camping programs for both the Greater Scranton YMCA and the Wilkes Barre Family YMCA (Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Parent/Child and Family programs, School Outdoor Education visits and Facility and Group Rentals). The Camping Services office is located at YMCA Camp Kresge as well. Mike looks forward to seeing you at one of our great YMCA Camping Services programs.
Mike, his wife Laura and daughter Greenlee live at YMCA Camp Kresge year round., Senior Director of Camping Services
(570) 443-CAMP (2267)
Robert Duliba is the Senior Director of Membership Services for the Wilkes-Barre Family & Greater Scranton YMCAs. Robert has been working for multiple Ys since 2012. His main focus is membership and ensuring all individuals that come into the Y feel welcomed and enjoy their experience.
"The great thing about membership is that it extends far beyond interactions in the Welcome Center. It's how we connect with our members in a group exercise class, in the pool, walking in the hallway and outside of the walls of the Y."
What Robert loves most about the Y is how important the organization is to communities. "What would communities around the country look like if the Y ceased to exist?" He believes in the Y's mission and wants to make sure everyone feels connected to it., Senior Membership Director
Janine is the Youth Director at the Greater Scranton YMCA. She has been at the Greater Scranton YMCA for 28 years working with children and families in Early Learning, after School, Summer Camp and other facets of youth programs. Currently, Janine is the Director of the Early Learning Center and the After School Program. Both of these programs are licensed through the Dept. of Human Services. Also, during the summer months she is the Site Director Supervisor for our Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program. This YMCA signature program helps elementary students that are reading below grade level.
Loretta Strehle, Member Engagement Director
Meet Rich! Rich is the CFO at the Greater Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs. Rich has worked for the Y for the past 9 years. He grew up in Luzerne County, but now resides in Lackawanna County.
Rich graduated from King's College with a degree in Accounting. He oversees all financial reporting, budgeting, general accounting and implementing the new accounting procedures. What Rich loves about his job is being able to help the people in the community that he lives in., Chief Financial Officer
Meet Dale! Dale is the Facility and Grounds Director at the Greater Scranton YMCA. Dale is a Northeastern Pennsylvania native.
Dale ensures for the safety of Greater Scranton YMCA members and facility visitors everyday. What Dale likes most about his job at the Y is meeting new people and spreading the cause and mission of the Y with our members and community!
"Meet Shadia! Shadia is the Senior Director of Chronic Disease Prevention at the Greater Scranton and Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs. She leads the new Chronic Disease Programs Department. Shadia's work includes the planning, development, and implementation of chronic disease prevention and management programs as well as related health initiatives. Shadia believes that health is a human right for all and is focused on improving health equity. She is originally from Massachusetts.", Senior Director of Chronic Disease Prevention