YMCA recognizes key volunteers
Four Northshore YMCA volunteers were recognized by the YMCA of Greater Seattle for outstanding service in 1995 at the YMCA Annual Meeting on April 23.
Rick Grimes of Windermere Real Estate was recognized as policy volunteer of the year. He has served on the board for 12 years, chaired for two years, has been finance chair, marketing committee chair, and currently chairs the program committee.
Ray Schwab was honored as fund raising volunteer of the year. Schwab, also a longtime board member, has been very active in YMCA fund raising. Last year, he chaired the community section of the Partners with Youth drive, and surpassed the goal. Schwab also has chaired the annual campaign as well as serving as chair for the capital campaign that raised the funds for the new YMCA building.
The YMCA honored Kumar Narayanan, a junior at Inglemoor High School, as teen volunteer of the year. He has cultivated a strong and active Earth Service Corps club and initiated the Y-service club in September 1993.
Recognized as program volunteer of the year was Pam Dawson, a professional family therapist who has volunteered hundreds of hours at the YMCA Teen Center at the Sorenson school in Woodinville, helping teens through her counseling and leadership.