STAFF

The staff of the Burlington Area YMCA strives to meet the needs of our members through a variety of programs and activities for all ages. Your suggestions on how we can improve our services are always appreciated. You can contact us through our website. (Click on any staff's email address).

Whether you are a long time member or are thinking about joining the Y, please take a few minutes to look through our website. We have a wide variety of fitness, recreation and social programs for youth and adults and welcome your participation.

We look forward to seeing you!





Gina Crabtree
CEO
gina@burlingtony.org
Ph. 319.753.6734 ext.115
Gina Crabtree is a graduate from Western Illinois University with a degree in Physical Education and coaching certification. She started her career at the Y in 1989 as Assistant Camp Director. In 1992 she was hired full time as the Camp Director. Gina has also had programming experience in School Age Child Care and Youth/Teen programming.

Gina is a native of Burlington. Her and her husband Jeff have two children; Karissa and Cameron. Gina is a member of Burlington Fine Arts League and Iowa Chapter BD T.T.T.. In her free time she enjoys being with her family, working out at the Y, and running outdoors.

Gina is focusing on membership recruitment/retention, member service, quality programs and building strong kids, strong families and strong communities. She encourages you to be a part of the Y family.
 
 
 
Alli Thompson
Membership Director

alli@burlingtony.org
PH: 319.753.6734 ext 117
Alli came to the Burlington YMCA in 2016, after having served as the Program Director for the Fort Madison YMCA. She also has experience with the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan YMCA’s and the Muscatine YMCA.

Alli graduated from Coe College with a B.A. in business administration and Indiana State University with a M.S. in recreation and sports management. She also has a background with sports teams, having worked for both the Iowa Barnstormers arena football team and the Cedar Rapids Roughriders hockey team. Alli currently lives in Fort Madison with her husband, Zach, and their two dogs, Auburn and Olaf.
 
Brandy Helt
Community Director
brandy@burlingtony.org
Ph. 319.753.6734 ext.139
 
Brandy Helt was named Community Director in 2016 after serving the Y as the School Age Child Care Director since 2010. She organizes the Before and After School Programs, ChildWatch, our full-time ChildCare Center, Kid's Gym, Safari /Quest summer programs and Camp McBride summer camps and rentals. After graduating in Fort Madison, she attended Iowa State University where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. Brandy was the Director of a child care facility near Ames before coming back to Southeast Iowa.

In her free time she likes to spend time with family and friends, play sports, and travel.

Megan Fuqua
Aquatics Director

megan@burlingtony.org
Ph. 319.753.6734 ext.126
Megan is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a degree in Recreation, Park, Tourism, Administration.  She was named the Aquatic Director in October 2015. She has been with the Burlington YMCA for 10 years with experience with swim team, summer camps and working with youth.   

In her free time, she enjoys time with family and friends, reading, swimming, traveling, and being outdoors. 
 
Jenna Caffrey
Youth & Adult Sports Director

jenna@burlingtony.org
Ph: 319.752.6734 ext. 121

 
 Jenna is a Burlington native and Iowa State Graduate!  After graduating from Iowa State she pursued her Masters in Sports Administration at Wingate University and served as the Assistant Track and Field Coach.  After completion of graduate school, she has had a variety of experience in the sports and fitness field most recently serving a 3 year period with the Burlington Community School District Activities Office.

She loves spending all the time she can with her active toddler, Daeson, and enjoys the opportunities the YMCA environment provides to get involved with the community.

Morgan Meseke
Health and Fitness Director

morgan@burlingtony.org
PH: 319.753.6734 ext 122
 
Morgan graduated from St. Ambrose University with her Bachelors in Human Performance and Fitness and received her Masters from the University of Northern Iowa in Health Education with an emphasis in Fitness Management.
 
She is an avid runner and competed in track and cross country throughout high school and college. She has completed 7 marathons including the Boston Marathon and will be running the New York City Marathon in November.

She has been teaching group fitness for 7 years including Zumba, Body Pump, Cycling, RPM, Body Attack, and Bootcamp/HIIT. 
 
In her free time she loves to travel, bike, read, write, drink coffee, and take naps.
  
Jim Scott
Maintenence Director

jim@burlingtony.org
Ph. 319.753.6734 ext. 128
 
 
 
Sheila Garcia
Business Manager
sgarcia@burlingtony.org
Ph. 319.753.6734 ext.116
 Sheila Garcia joined the Y team in 2015. She has her bachelors from Iowa Wesleyan in Business Management with a minor in Psychology. Sheila comes to the Y with over 15 years of experience in the Accounting and Human Resources fields.

Sheila enjoys spending time with her husband, Danny and enjoying the delicous food her step-daughters, Nikki and Tasia create.

Archie Hardin
Marketing & Communications Director
archie@burlingtony.org
PH: 319.753.6734 ext. 132
 
Archie started at the Burlington YMCA in late 2016. He graduated with a B.A. in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing from the University of Northern Iowa in May 2016. He has a passion for communication, marketing, and promotions. In his undergraduate career he was involved in several student organizations and was the Social Media Chair for one of them.

He loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, and golf in the summer. He's also a proud uncle of three nephews, which he loves playing with too!



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