YMCA Northumberland announce Eunice Kirkpatrick as new Chief Executive Officer
The Board of Directors of YMCA Northumberland is pleased to announce that following a comprehensive national search, Eunice Kirkpatrick has been selected to serve as our next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
The search process was led by a Committee of the Board of Directors along with a representative of YMCA Canada. The Search Committee focused on identifying a new CEO who shares our mission and vision, where the YMCA is for all and is intentional and focused on strengthening the foundations of community in Northumberland County by delivering programs and services that promote lasting social and personal change.
“We believe that Eunice is the ideal person to fill this role — Eunice is a well-respected community leader who lives and breathes the values of the YMCA and has demonstrated a strong ability to build lasting relationships and create partnerships which lead to a healthier community for everyone. We couldn’t be more pleased” said Les Andrews, Chair of the Board for YMCA Northumberland.
A long-time Northumberland County resident and senior staff member of the YMCA, Eunice will work closely with the Board of Directors and staff on delivering strategic and critical initiatives which will extend the reach of the YMCA in Northumberland County.
“I am delighted at the opportunity to lead YMCA Northumberland through the next strategic phases of the organization which will allow us to serve more people in more communities,” said Ms. Kirkpatrick. “This is a perfect fit for me, and I look forward to working in this new capacity.”
Eunice will begin her role as CEO of YMCA Northumberland March 6, 2017.