CEO of YMCA Niagara announces her retirement

After 36 years of YMCA leadership, the CEO of the YMCA of Niagara, Janet St. Amand is retiring.

St. Amand will leave the post effective September 1st.

She says even though she is retiring, you never really leave the YMCA.

Her many accomplishments include  leading three capital campaigns; launching and expanding YMCA Employment and Newcomer Services; and supporting the amalgamation process of four Niagara YMCAs. 

In addition, St. Amand was involved in the opening of five Health, Fitness and Aquatic Centre, and responding to significant shifts over the years related to Employment and Child Care Services.

In preparation for the upcoming leadership transition, the YMCA of Niagara Board has established a CEO Selection Committee to begin a search process, with leadership from YMCA Canada.