The Board of Directors of the Streator Family YMCA announced Thursday the resignation of CEO/Executive Director Alex Spencer, effective Nov. 6. Spencer has been offered and has accepted a position within another organization.
Spencer took over as Executive Director on an interim basis in March of 2019 and was officially announced in the role permanently the following month.
During his tenure at the Streator Family YMCA, facilities were enhanced and membership was growing up until the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board of Directors wishes Alex success in all his future endeavors.
The Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Streator Family YMCA will immediately begin a search for a qualified Chief Executive Officer. The Board will communicate openly with the membership and community as the process progresses.
The Board of Directors announced it will be looking for a candidate to continue fiscally responsible practices of previous CEOs, promote healthy living, develop new and innovative programming for kids to help them reach their potential, and be a community resource for families and organizations in accordance with the mission of the YMCA.