At the Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, you’ll discover a gathering place where families bond and stay connected, youth and teens build character values and leadership skills, seniors find companionship and improve their health, and adults find community, well-being, and support. For many, the Y is like a second home.
✉ Kathryn Thompson
☏ (805) 686-2037 ext 3123
Born and raised on the California Central Coast, Kathryn Thompson graduated from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. Her Y Career began in 2019, after spending the past decade working with non-profit community centers in San Diego County. During the last three years at the Y, Kathryn has been awarded Channel Island’s Rookie Director of the Year Award and completed the Channel Islands Change Makers Leadership Training. Today, Kathryn serves as Executive Director of the Stuart C. Gildred YMCA where she strives to continue to offer and build programs that strengthen the Santa Ynez Valley.
Stuart C. Gildred YMCA Board of Managers
Jeff Sgobba - Board Chair
Danielle Laudon Ruse
Monica Trouve’ Sapp