Fergus Falls YMCA Announces Change in Leadership
The Fergus Falls YMCA Board of Directors today announced a change in executive leadership. Effective September 7, 2021, Pat Riemersma has been named Interim Executive Director. “As we evolve as an organization to capitalize on the opportunities ahead of us, it’s critical that we have the expertise and leadership in place to support the organization’s goals, our members, employees, and the Fergus Falls Community,” stated Steve Swanson, Fergus Falls YMCA Board President.
Pat brings a wealth of YMCA expertise to Fergus Falls. In her 37-year YMCA career, she has served as the Vice President for Youth Development for the YMCA of Greater Twin Cites as well as other positions throughout Minnesota, Iowa and Connecticut. Most recently, Pat was the Chief Executive Officer for the Westport Weston Family YMCA in Westport, Connecticut.
“We remain focused on and committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility,” stated Swanson. “Pat and the rest of our team have the experience, commitment and work ethic to ensure that the Fergus Falls YMCA continues serve our community.”
A search for a permanent Executive Director will begin this fall.