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The Christian County YMCA is saying goodbye to a familiar friend. After 12 years, Chris Weittenhiller, Executive Director has tendered his resignation to the Board of Directors effective April 23rd where he will be taking the reigns as Executive Director of the Illinois Valley YMCA in Peru, Illinois. Weittenhiller says that he is proud of all the accomplishments they have achieved in his time in office.

 

 

COVID-19 presented several challenges, and Weittenhiller says the YMCA did a fantastic job navigating through it.

 

 

Board President Adam Vocks says that there will be an interim director appointed in the next two to three weeks which will allow an opportunity for the YMCA to run smoothly during the search for the next Director. The board expects recruitment to take between 90 to 150 days. As for Weittenhiller, he’s excited for the future.

 

 

An official vacancy announcement for the vacancy will be made available on April 15th. Interested applicants will be encouraged to apply online at www.ccymca.org after the position is officially posted.

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