Jackson Michigan YMCA Board Of Directors

Matt Curfman, CFP, Chief Volunteer Officer (as of April 2017)

Started April 2014, Executive Committee, Facilities and Finance Committee, Capital Campaign Committee

Employer: Richmond Brothers, Inc.; President and Co-Owner

Education: Vandercook Lake HS, Eastern Michigan: Finance, Certified Financial Planner

Other affiliations: Lingap Center (Philippine Orphanage), Richmond Bros. Foundation

Email: matt@richmondbrothers.com

Why the Y?: Diversity; inclusion; common goals with other community members; feel a part of something bigger; “Us,”; the Y included me during one of the most challenging times of my life. 

Claire Powell, Vice Volunteer Officer

Started 2015, Executive Committee, Resource Development and Marketing Committee, Capital Campaign Committee

Employer:  Consumers Energy, Designated Employer Representative, HRC II

Education: Bachelor’s Health Science/Bio Medical Science

Other affiliations: Owner, Powell Machine

Email: claire.powell@cmsenergy.com

Why the Y?: I want the best possible future for my children and this community. 

Dr. Andrew Duda, Treasurer

Started 2016, Executive Committee, Facilities and Finance Committee

Employer: HFAH Family medicine Physician 

US Navy Medical Officer

Education: BS Human Biology 

John Carroll University Cleveland OH

MD Medical Doctorate 

American University of the Caribbean St Maarten, NA

Other Affiliations: American Board of Family Medicine Board Certified Physician 

American Academy of Family Medicine Member 

Michigan Association of Family Medicine Member 

St Mary’s Star of the Sea Parishioner and School Parent 

F&A Masonic Member 

HFAH Leslie, MI Physician 

HFAH Medical Practice Management Group Physician Finance Director

Email: amd3md@gmail.com

Monica Bouman, Secretary

Started 2017, Executive Committee, Capital Campaign Committee

Employer: Jackson College, Director of Center for Student Success

Education: MAOM, Spring Arbor University

Other Affiliations: Board Effectiveness planning area team, JACS Strategic Growth Plan, Westwinds Church, Jackson Young Professionals, Jackson Optimist Service Club, Jackson Chamber Member, DDA Summer Events Committee

Email: boumanmonical@gmail.com

Why the Y?: The Jackson Y was integral in changing my view on health and wellness  Additionally, serving the youth in our community has become a passion of mine— how fortunate I am to represent an organization that shares that same passion to do just that: Serve.  

Ethan Harris

Started 2015, Facilities and Finance committee, Membership and Program Committee, Capital Campaign Committee

Employer:  Walton Insurance Group, Account Executive

Education: G.V.S.U. BBA Marketing Degree

Other Affiliations:  Toastmasters 3917

Email: eharris@waltoninsurancegroup.com

Lara Pearse Conley

Started 2017, Finance and Resource Development/Marketing and Communications Committees

Employer:  Ann Arbor State Bank, Branch Manager and Mortgage Loan Officer

Education: B.S. Business Administration, Adrian College 2004

Other Affiliations:  JAAR, Jackson Chamber of Commerce, Ann Arbor State Bank Advisory Board, JAMA

Email: lconley@a2sb.com

Why the Y?: The Y has helped me to find new passions in health and fitness and has shown me the importance of community. I am honored to be a part of the YMCA board and to be an advocate for our members, employees, and the community. With my involvement, I want to ensure that we are the best Y that we can be. 

Eric Kyser

Started 2017, Membership and Program Committee

Employer: Abbott, Thomson, Mauldin, Parker & Beer, PLC, Associate Attorney

Education: Albion College, BA, Toledo Law School, Hanover Horton High School

Tracy Petersen

Started 2017, Membership and Program Committee

Employer: Brembo, Human Resource Manager

Education: Bachelors in Psychology and Business, Spring Arbor University, Masters in Management and Leadership, Spring Arbor University

Affiliations:  Society for Human Resources

Email: tpetersen@us.brembo.com 

Why the Y?: I am very passionate about taking care of my mind, spirit, and body and being the heathiest me I can be. The YMCA supports this goal through their mission. Additionally, the YMCA is a great place to develop friendships and bond with other like-minded individuals.  I have chosen to participate as a board member in an effort to give back to my community and help make the YMCA and the community a better, stronger, more appreciated and utilized facility. 

Jane Adamczyk

Started 2013, Program and Membership Committee, Capital Campaign Committee

Employer: Retired/past school teacher, bookkeeping and payroll for medical practice

Education: BA Albion Collage

Other Affiliations: Past president Jackson County Medical Alliance, member Michigan State Medical alliance, member 100 plus Women

Email: jane.adamczyk@hotmail.com

Why the Y?: The “Y” is one of Jackson’s best assets. It provides programs for people of all ages, race, religions, etc. It helps promote a healthier community which Jackson needs dearly!

Chris Ermatinger

Started 2015, Facilities and Finance Committee

Employer:  Jackson Fire Department, Assistant Fire Chief of Operations and Training

Education: Associates in Fire Science Lake Superior State University, Executive Fire Officer Program Eastern Michigan University

Other Affiliations: YMCA Board Member, Jackson Area Club Soccer board member, Jackson County Emergence Management Local Planning Team board member, Chairman of Local Emergency Planning Committee, Chairman of Jackson Area Career Center Advisory Committee for Fire Science Program and Henry Ford Allegiance Fire Safety Sub-Committee

Email: cermatinger@cityofjackson.org

Tony Baker 

Started 2014, Facilities and Finance Committee

Employer: Huntington Bank, Community President, VP Commercial Banking

Education: Bachelors from MSU, Graduate of RMA’s Commercial School of Banking

Other Affiliations: Board Member Enterprise Group of Jackson; Audit Committee Jackson Community Foundation 

Email: anthony.j.baker@huntington.com

Why the Y?: I’m passionate about the Jackson community and physical fitness, which align with the purpose and mission of the YMCA. I’m grateful for the opportunity to contribute whatever I can to the future success of the Jackson YMCA. 

Robert Burton Sr.

Started 2014 Previously Facilities, Shawna would like your expertise on Membership and Program

Employer: Retired Jackson Public Schools, Principal (Elementary)

Education: BA & 60 hours

Rodney Sims

Started 2017, Facilities and Finance Committee

Employer: Northwest Tool & Machine, Inc., Sales Manager

Education: Bachelor of Science, Communications, Marketing, Eastern Michigan University

Affiliations: Community AME

Email: Rodney.m.sims@gmail.com

Why the Y?: I’ve been a member of the Y for 30-plus years. As a kid it provided an outlet for me, and now I enjoy fitness and what the Y does for kids and the community. I spend a lot of time coming to the Y, so joining the board was easy for me to say, “Yes.”

Ondrea Bates

Started 2018, Executive Committee (member at large), Facilities and Finance Committee

Employer: Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Sr. VP Operations & Continuum of Care

Education: Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Madonna University, 2013 Master of Science in Nursing Business & Administration, University of Michigan, 2009 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mercy College of Northwest Ohio

Other Affiliations:  Henry Ford Allegiance Specialty Hospital, Jackson Community Ambulance, Emergent Health Partners, Hospice of Jackson

Email: ondrea.bates@hfhs.org

Why the Y?: As a community member and healthcare leader, I am personally very invested in the health of the Jackson Community. I feel strongly that the Jackson YMCA needs to play a significant role in improving the health of our entire community. Through my participation on the YMCA Board, I will help ensure that the YMCA provides meaningful quality programming that assists our community members to optimize their health.

Scott McIntosh

Started 2018, Executive Committee (member at large) and Capital Campaign Committee

Employer: Consumers Energy

Education: Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, Master’s degree in taxation from Golden Gate University

Other Affiliations

Email: scott.mcintosh@cmsenergy.com

Why the Y? “I’m honored to be joining the YMCA at such an exciting time and I look forward to working with the board and the community to help bring a next generation facility to Jackson.”

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