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The primary role of YWCA York’s Board of Directors is to provide mission-based visionary leadership and strategic governance to promote and support the services and programs that directly impact more than 20,000 York County residents, during a typical year.


Kristy Bixler, President

Sherry Roland-Washington, Ph.D, Immediate-past President

Michelle Pokrifka, President-elect

Kristi Riley-Platt, Secretary

Heather Maxfield, Treasurer

Claire Forbush, Treasurer-elect

Samantha Ceela, Junior Board President


Jody Appell, Director Emeritus

Ray Ames

Gwen Baker

Andrea Berry, Ph.D.

Kim Brister

Richard Craighead

Irene Hudson, Ed.D.

Debra Lee

Margie Mattis, D.Ed.

Demietra Middleton

Sully Pinos

Brandy Portonova

Karin Swartz