YMCA Staff


Charlene M. Lyons, SHRM-CP – Interim President/CEO

As Interim President/CEO, Charlene is a driving force in expanding the scope and reach of the Y’s impact on Treasure Coast families. She joined the Y in 1997 as a lifeguard and has held almost every title as she worked her way up the ranks to Interim President/CEO.  Charlene has a BS in Human Resources. Charlene’s goals are to position the Y as a vital community resource and to  build capacity in operations throughout our service ares  through fundraising efforts, thereby ensuring that everyone on the Treasure Coast has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Elisha Stoecklin – Branch Executive Director

Elisha Stoecklin is the Branch Executive Director of the Richard C. Geisinger Sr. Branch in Stuart. After attending the University of Florida as an Architecture major, Elisha transferred to Palm Beach Atlantic University to pursue an education in Sports Management to better support her desire to work with community organizations like the YMCA.  Elisha graduated Summa Cum Laude from PBA University in 2005, with a BS in Business Sport Management.  She played on the Women’s Basketball team during her time at PBA and then served as a Sports Management Intern and NCAA compliance liaison for the team during her senior year.  Elisha actually began her Y career prior to college as a lifeguard in 2000 and became the Aquatics Director after graduating in 2005.  She has been promoted through several positions at our Y through the years and has most recently been serving as the Branch Executive Director since 2013.  Elisha’s passion is working with people who have the heart to serve our community and support the Y’s mission of Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.