|Earl Persip III,
Earl joined the YMCA in 1995 as a Camp Sumner camp counselor. Earl has also held positions as the Camp Director, School-Age Director and Youth Sports Director, and he is now the Y’s Operations Director overseeing daily operations. Earl enjoys playing basketball, riding his motorcycle, and boating. An avid sports fan, he also enjoys watching baseball, football and basketball.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x127, email@example.com
Community Development Director
Tina is the Y’s Community Development Director, responsible for supervised visits. She began her career in the non-profit world more than 25 years ago with great passion for giving back to the community. In her free time, Tina loves to walk and especially enjoys her time with her family, particularly with her two grandsons!
Contact: 413-499-7650 x132, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Kathy Maloney Champoux,
Kathy joined the YMCA in 2009, drawn to the position because of her interest to work for a non-profit organization and the proximity to home and her children’s school. Prior to the YMCA, Kathy worked in accounting management for 25 years and was a Controller for 10 years in a Boston real estate management firm. Aside from being a mom to her son and daughter, Kathy volunteers extensively – 7 years at the Boston’s Children Hospital and, in the Berkshires, as a coach for youth sports and in positions on school councils and PTOs, her church and at Crosby Elementary.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x114, email@example.com
Laurie’s career with YMCAs began in 1987 when she joined the Northern Berkshire Branch as a preschool teacher. She became the Childcare Director a few years later. In 2006, she joined the Pittsfield Branch as its Childcare Director. Laurie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in business. She loves to read and spend time with her family.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x145, firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Program Director
Jessie’s first experience with YMCAs was in Wisconsin at the Port Edwards YMCA. While there, she was a lifeguard and swim instructor. She is now the YMCA’s Senior Program Director, responsible for school-age, camp and aquatics programs. She has a Master’s Degree in Education and has taught third and fourth grades. Jessie has lived in seven different states: Louisiana, Texas, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Kentucky, and Georgia. Her two children participate in the Y’s childcare programs.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x113, email@example.com
Mission Advancement Director
Kristine joined the Berkshire Family YMCA in 2017 following several years as the Executive Director for Downtown Pittsfield Inc. Through her local advocacy work, and having grown up here, she discovered the needs of the community that could be improved by the programs and services provided by the Y. She utilizes her extensive graphic design, marketing, communications and development experience in her role as Mission Advancement Director.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x137, firstname.lastname@example.org