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Association Office

Address (Not a branch location):
Winston Tower, 301 N. Main Street, Suite 1900
Winston-Salem, NC 27101



For Media Inquiries only, please contact:

Jennifer Zakrzewski
Senior Director of Marketing and Communications 
For all other questions, please contact

Executive Staff

President / CEO
YMCA of Northwest North Carolina

Darryl joined the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina in 2006 as Vice President of Operations and Executive Director of the William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA, providing leadership to many of the membership branches within the Association. In this role, he also worked with staff and boards on membership service and sales, program development, and the Annual Giving Campaign. In 2013, he became Senior Vice President and was named Chief Operating Officer in January of 2015. In 2022, he was named President and CEO. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Growing up in YMCA programs like Adventure Guides (formerly Indian Guides) and youth sports, Darryl’s first job was as a lifeguard and sports official in 1987 at his local YMCA. He has been working for the Y ever since, holding many positions throughout high school and college, as well as working summers as a counselor at YMCA Camp Sea Gull. His professional career with the Y has spanned 20 years and various positions at YMCAs in Nashville, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem.

With a long dedication to youth development, Darryl often volunteers to coach youth sports teams, including basketball, flag football, and soccer. He currently coaches basketball at the Y, as well as lacrosse and football in community leagues.

Darryl and his wife, Karin, live in Winston-Salem with their two children, Reed and Hayden. 


Executive Vice President/COO/CFO

Donna Rodgers joined the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina in June of 2004 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and became a Senior Vice President in 2009. In her role, she has provided leadership and guidance to the organization in fiscal management, budget and forecast development, strategic planning, and enterprise risk management. She holds a bachelor of science in business (major – accounting) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Donna began her career in public accounting in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1989. Since serving in both the audit and tax divisions of Price Waterhouse, she has held various financial manager positions in both employee benefit administrative and consulting companies, as well as financial reporting and management positions with large manufacturing corporations, both privately and publicly held. During her tenure with employee benefits administration, she obtained her Certified Employee Benefits Specialist designation, and served on retirement investment committees overseeing the investments and administration of a $700M master trust. Her current responsibilities also include overseeing Information Technology, Human Resources, and Payroll for the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina.

Donna resides in Kernersville, North Carolina, with her husband, Brad, and their two children, Rob and Beth.


Senior Vice President of Growth


Senior Vice President of Operations and Infrastructure


District Vice President


Vice President, Youth Development and Aquatics


Vice President of People & Culture


Vice President of Community Engagement\Executive Director

336.721.2100 ext. 6272

Executive Assistant


2024 Association Board Of Directors

Chief Volunteer Officer, Board Chair: Hernan Sabio
Vice Chair: Ashley Kohlrus
Treasurer: Simpson (Skip) Brown
Secretary: Julia Clinard Townsend
Immediate Past Chair: J. Wesley Davis

*currently open*

Alexander County Board Chair: Gary Herman
Davie Board Chair: Dawn Highsmith
Jerry Long Board Chair: Dawnielle Grace
Kernersville Board Chair: Rishado Robinson
Robinhood Board Chair: Annette Lynch
Statesville Board Chair: Tori Cearlock
Stokes Board Chairs: Jared Jones
Wilkes Board Chair: David Doyle
William G. White, Jr. Board Chairs: Thad Brown
Winston Lake Board Chair: Derek Wilson
Yadkin Board Chairs: Holly Myers
YMCA Camp Hanes Board Chair: Ksenia Richards
YMCA Youth Development: Hayluri "Luly" Beckles

Advancement: Regina Hall
Audit: David Hinton
Finance: Simpson (Skip) Brown
People and Culture: Kevin Williams

Curtis Bland
Randell Cain, Jr.
Michael Clements
Ashleigh Craven
The Honorable Chester Davis (retired)
Rob Davis
Courtney Driver
Margaret Elliott
Dr. Anthony Graham
Laura Holby
Victor Isler
Jim Lawton
Duane Long
Dr. Todd Martin
Joyce Mounce
Sylvia Oberle
Christopher Pedersen
Chief William Penn
Max Smith
David Spross
Dr. Fabby Williams
Linda Wood
David Zimmer

Our Mission: "Helping all people reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind and body."