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

2020 Board of Directors

Dave Haidt, Chief Volunteer Officer, Ayers & Haidt
Carr Ipock, First Vice Chair, Craven County Board of Education
Shemeka Kemp, Second Vice Chair, Target
Thomas Monte, Treasurer, Carr Riggs Ingram, LLC 
Kyle Dickerson, Secretary, Sumrell Sugg, Attorneys at Law

Stuart Blount, University of Mount Olive
Don Brinkley, Union Bank
Meghan Doyle, Craven County Schools
Pat Drake, Retired - Business Owner
John Duff, Retired - Rankin Timber Co.
Bill McCrea, Tryon Palace
John Melling, SIA Group
Carolyn Peacock, Peacock Family Law
Jeff Quinn, SIA Group
John Pierce, Clergy
Billy Sewell, Platinum Corral
Stacy Knupp-Tourigny, CarolinaEast Medical Center
Graham Underhill, CarolinaEast Internal Medicine
Steve Wangerin, Coastal Bank & Trust
Karen Yaeck, CarolinaEast Health Systems