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KANKAKEE AREA YMCA

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 A TRADITION OF
 LEADERSHIP

 

Past Presidents & Executive Directors

 

Past Presidents

Thousands of men and women in the community have contributed to the YMCA work down through the years.  Among thes have been the presidents of the organization.  Who, in order in which they served, include the following:

blanksspacer H. H. Rogers
C. H. Holt
H. H. Troup
Dr. G. M. Phelps
E. B. Gower
E. D. Caulkins
Dr. A. S. Eshbaugh
E. B. Gower
Will C. Schneider
Dr. C. C. Crarnpton
William Hubert
Will C. Schneider
A. M. Shoven
George Luehrs
A. M. Shoven
E. J. Howells
C. J. Bohrnker
J. A. Ennis
Vernon Butz
Donald Gray
J. E. Willis
W. F. Roth
Whitney Ferris
Ed Strasrna
C. A. Mueller
W. F. Roth
Harry F. Topping, Jr
E. Roy Erickson
H. O. McCracken
L. D. Corkins
    1894-1896
1897-1898
1898-1900
1900
1901-1903
1904
1904-1906
1907-1909
1910-1911
1912
1913
1913-1914
1914-1916
1917-1918
1919-1920
1921-1923
1924-1926
1927-1934
1935-1936
1937-1938
1939-1941
1942-1943
1944-1945
1946-1947
1948
1949
1950-1951
1952-1953
1954-1955
1956-1957
blanksspacer George T. Swairn, Jr.
Walter W. Knecht
Donald A. Turner
John D. Cook
W. Robert Price, Jr.
]ohn Swanson
Richard Tyson
Paul Blanke
Robert Miller
Gerald Kilbride
Robert North
Bruce Payne
Leslie Small
F. Thomas Zwetschke
J. Scott Swairn
Dr. F. J. Crowe
Alan Meyer
Jaymie Simmon
Rodger Macy
Richard Allers
Dave Tyson
Chris Bohlen
Lucia Jones
Phil Karnbic
Bill Johnson
Dr. Sean Schroer
Paula Jacobi
Don Pepin
Craig Rosenow
    1958-1959
1960-1961
1962-1963
1964-1965
1966
1967-1968
1968-1969
1970-1972
1972-1973
1974-1976
1976-1978
1978-1980
1980-1981
1981-1983
1983-1985
1985-1987
1987-1989
1989-1991
1991-1993
1993-1995
1995-1996
1996-1999
2000-2002
2002-2004
2004-2006
2006-2008
2008-2011
2011-2013
2013-Present

 

Past General Secretaries/Executive Directors

blanksspacer Thaddeus Stevens
J. Prentiss Baily
J. M. Davis
L. A. Halderman
Thos. W. Stewart
W. E. Hearon
Olin Eckley
Andrew Ogden
Burton R. Jones
Guy F. Ware
J. E. Robertson
Charles Mullen
Herbert Wolsey
S. O. Bob Swygert
Walter Hill
Wesley Walker
Wade Hampton
Joe Giachino
Dirk Langfoss
    1896-1897
1898-1902
1903-1907
1907-1908
1908-1909
1909-1914
1915-1916
1916-1925
1925-1927
1927-1933
1933-1945
1945-1947
1948-1955
1956-1963
1963-1970
1970-1994
1995-2000
2000-2006
2006-Present

Please note:  General Secretaries was the title used before 1963 and was replaced with Executive Directors after 1963.

KANKAKEE AREA YMCA MISSION
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.