Meet the Metro Staff




Jamestown Area YMCA, CEO, Mark G. Eckendorf

Married to Pam Eckendorf (Short) and has two kids Amy and Jonathan.

More than 35 years experience in working for YMCA's

Numerous awards and certifications

Favorite part of working for the YMCA? "How every day lives are changed at the Y, and the long-lasting friendships which are made."



To contact Mark click HERE 




Connie Myers

Metro Office Manager

More than 25-years of experience working for the Jamestown YMCA in various positions

Married, with two adult children, 2 grandkids

Favorite part of working for the YMCA? "Working with and serving our community and members."

To contact Connie click HERE



Kathy Fischer

Business Manager for the YMCA

More than 25 years of experience working for the Jamestown Area YMCA in various compasities such as: Day camp director pre-school teacher, assistant office manager and now business manager.

Favorite part of working for the YMCA- "Interacting with our members." 

To contact Kathy click HERE




Christopher Blakeslee

Marketing and Development Director

Retired Military (Staff Sgt. US Army) Public Affairs Specialist and awarded the Bronze Star and 25 other medals, ribbons and awards

Married with six kids, two dogs and two cats.

Graduated from Texas Cent. College

Former Jamestown Area YMCA teen director, YMCA Camp Onyahsa Camp counselor and outreach director for the B.R. Ryall YMCA

Passion and hobbies: Greek history and serving the YMCA

To contact Chris click HERE