Working together to build a brighter future

With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Y volunteers give men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.

Volunteers of the Y"s Board of Directors

  • Lead our boards of directors and committees
  • Raise funds to ensure the Y is accessible to all members of the community
  • Coach our sports teams and teach many of our classes
  • Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices and the pursuit of higher education and goals
  • Extend a hand to help adults who want to do more, be more or live healthier
  • Advocate for the Y’s efforts to influence policies and initiatives that positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation, and your community
  • Participate in opportunities to give back and support neighbors

2017 Board of Directors

Dan Pritchett, Chief Volunteer Officer, First Citizens Bank
Tracy Monk, First Vice Chair, Primerica
Dave Hinson, Second Vice Chair, CarolinaEast Health System
Don Brinkley, Treasurer, The Little Bank
Sandy Epperson, Secretary, On Course Human Resource Consulting

Lauren Arnette, Ward and Smith
Steve Bengel, RE Bengel Sheet Metal
Meghan Doyle, Craven County Schools
Pat Drake, The UPS Store
John Duff, Rankin Timber Co.
Cille Griffith, Retired Director of Camp Seafarer
David Haidt, Ayers & Haidt
Linwood Johnson, Retired Educator
Will Lathan, Eastern Aviation Fuels
John Melling, SIA Group
John Pierce, Clergy
Chad Reynolds, Wells Fargo Advisors
Jimmy Robinson, Robinson & Stith
Andy Shorter, Coastal Carolina Regional Airport
Linda Staunch, Linda Staunch & Associates
Graham Underhill, Physician
Lucien Vaughn, Tarheel Associates
Dru Wilkins, Retired Educator