Stephens Family YMCA announces Jeff Scott as new CEO. Special Events

Champaign, IL June 6, 2018: The Stephens Family YMCA announced today that Jeff Scott will serve as the new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 13, 2018. He will succeed Mark Johnson, who has served as president and CEO for the past 9 years and who retired March 31st as previously announced.

Jeff currently serves as the Principal of Carrie Busey Elementary School, a position he has held since 2010 and has 23 years of experience in education, coaching and leadership. His impressive track record of executing significant initiatives that seek to strengthen our community make him an ideal choice to lead the Stephens Family YMCA.

“We are privileged to welcome Jeff to our YMCA,” said Lynne Barnes, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Stephens Family YMCA. Jeff is a terrific leader who displays passion and energy for whatever he is engaged in and will bring a level of enthusiasm paired with a deep servant heart which will further our Y’s mission and vision. Jeff has demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to youth and families in our community. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve alongside him.”

“I am thankful for the opportunity to lead an organization that has such a meaningful impact on the lives of families”, stated Mr. Scott. “The YMCA has consistently found innovative ways to address critical social needs and I look forward to continuing that vital work right here in Champaign County. I love these communities and will give my very best to all individuals who we serve.

Jeff Scott grew up in Decatur, IL and is married to Pam Scott, a physical therapist. They have two children, Evan who is 19 and Ella who is 13. They live in Mahomet.

About the YMCA:
The Stephens Family YMCA has a rich history, spanning 75 years and is a leading nonprofit community service organization, serving Champaign County with health and fitness facilities, day camps, youth programming, swimming lessons and child-care.

The Y is a 75,000 square foot facility, with 3 pools (therapy pool, family zero depth pool and 8-lane lap pool). We have the first accessible water slide, 7,000 square foot cardio/free weight area, 3 aerobic studios, large wood floor gymnasium, gymnastics gym, Indoor track, Athletic Field and Outdoor Pavilion, 2-story rock climbing Wall, teen and Active Older Adult social space and child watch area consisting of 3 rooms.
Currently the Y serves 13,000 members, over 16,000 participants in fee based programming; we offer over 145 group exercise classes each week and have 1200-1300 youth attend child watch each week.

All Ages