Santa Barbara, Calif., Jan. 20, 2016 – The Youth and Family Services YMCA is proud to announce the election of Daniel Watkins to its Board of Managers.
Mr. Watkins is passionate about volunteering his time to organizations committed to improving the well-being of others in our community such as the Channel Islands YMCA association, Youth and Family Services YMCA, United Way, SBCC Foundation, and the Alzheimer’s Association. He is currently serving as the Director of Information Technology: Infrastructure & Systems at Santa Barbara City College, where he has been both an employee and adjunct faculty for over 14 years. Daniel lives in Santa Barbara with his wife, Stacey, and their two growing boys.
About Youth and Family Services YMCA
Youth and Family Services YMCA serves over 600 children and young people each year through Noah’s Anchorage Youth Crisis Shelter, the St. George Family Teen Center, My Home, and Support and Outreach Services. Children and young people in high-risk environments that participate in Youth and Family Services YMCA programs experience increased safety, health and wellbeing and they increase their capacity for self-sufficiency by building skills for independence and developing lasting relationships with adults who are committed to their success. For more information about the Youth and Family Services YMCA, visit http://www.ciymca.org/youthandfamilyservices/ or call (805) 569-1103.
Established in 1887, the Channel Islands YMCA is a charitable organization of seven YMCA branches serving Santa Barbara and Ventura counties including: Camarillo Family YMCA, Lompoc Family YMCA, Montecito Family YMCA, Santa Barbara Family YMCA, Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA in Santa Ynez, Ventura Family YMCA, and Youth and Family Services YMCA.