Here at the Y, we have a great team of staff members! We'd love for you to put a face to a name and get to know them a little better. Each month, we will feature a different director from either our Pabst Farms or Watertown branch locations. We hope you enjoy this new opportunity to meet our incredible Y Team!
This month, we'd like you to meet our Membership Engagement Director at the Watertown Area YMCA, Sharon Kurkiewicz.
Sharon's dedication to Y members really shines through in all her friendly interactions at the Watertown branch. Here's a bit more about Sharon...
-How long have you worked for the Y? 8 years
-My job at the Y is: Membership Engagement Director
-Pets: 1 cat, Shelby
-Hobbies include: Bike riding, hiking, playing volleyball, paddle boarding and kayaking.
-I work for the Y because: Its mission makes sense for my life, beliefs and core values.
-Favorite music: Pop
-Favorite movie: Forrest Gump
-The most fun part about my job is: The conversations I have with the members.
-Favorite sports team: I love to watch AVP women’s volleyball. Favorite all time player is Misty May!
-Favorite restaurant: Café Manna
-The most meaningful part of my job is: Connecting with members on a regular basis and knowing more than their name.
-Favorite way to relax: Paddle boarding
-Favorite holiday: Christmas
-The biggest lesson I’ve learned while working at the Y is: You can make a difference, even in the smallest of measure, in someone’s life!