Our Staff

Helene

Hélène Mogridge

Chief Executive Officer
hmogridge@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5251

Years of YMCA Service: I came to the USA in 1973 to learn English. I took a lifeguard class to improve my English, and the rest is history. I have worked for the YMCA for 37 years. I have served as an Aquatic Director, Camp Director, Sport Director, Senior Program Director and a Branch Executive Director before coming to the Keene Family YMCA as Chief Executive Officer.

Why do you work for the YMCA: I love working with people. I fully embrace the mission of the YMCA to develop the full potential of people in Mind, Spirit and Body. Wellness is an important part of my life and I want to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to include wellness in to their lifestyle.

What are your passions/ hobbies: I love to spend time with my family- I love the outdoors, kayaking, hiking, and biking. I also love traveling and learning about other countries and their culture.

Your Family: I live in Keene with my husband. I have two sons. Alan is Branch Executive Director at Valley YMCA, a branch of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA. Sean is Guest Service Manager at Executive Jet Management in White Plains New York. My husband owns a company that offers Risk Management Consulting for YMCAs across the country.

Liz

Liz Coppola

Associate Executive Director
ecoppola@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5256

Liz coordinates the Y’s development efforts allowing the Y to serve as many people in our community as possible. She leads the program team in the development, supervision and quality assurance of Y programs.

Years of YMCA service: Since 2008.

Why do you work for the YMCA: I love the opportunities we offer for people of all ages and abilities to engage in healthy activities. I also love the sense of community and connectedness that is tangible in our wonderful new facility. And finally, I love all the people – the donors, members, staff & volunteers who made the dream of this new Y a reality!

Your interests/passions: Spending time with my family & friends; walking & hiking; reading; cooking; sewing.

Your family: I live in Keene with my husband and two daughters.

Debby Ellison

Financial Assistance
dellison@keene-ymca.org
Direct Line: 603.283.5254


Kelly

Kelly Fleuette

Child Care Services Director
kfleuette@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5240

Kelly leads the Y’s Child Care team in caring for hundreds of children annually through our Children’s Learning Center, Afterschool and Summer Camp Programs.

Years of YMCA service: Since 1998. I worked previously at both the Woonsocket YMCA in RI and Cape Cod YMCA in Ma.

Why do you work for the YMCA: I love the YMCA for the community atmosphere, the values we teach and for all the children and families we serve each and every day. It’s all about making a difference!

Your interests/passions: Spending time with my family and friends, and outdoor adventures.

Your family: I live in Rindge with my husband and three daughters.

Sam Hill

School’s Out 
shill@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5241


Tammie

Tammie Patnode

Human Resources and Finance Director 
tpatnode@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5255

Tammie serves as a fiscal steward and HR director for the organization.

Years of YMCA service: Since 1998. I started my career at the YMCA as the Front desk Supervisor, then Membership/Marketing Director and in 2005 my current position of Business Manager.

Why do you work for the YMCA: I came to the YMCA from the banking industry I was looking to engage my children in the YMCA culture and it has become a way of life for us all. I truly believe in the mission of the YMCA and I am very glad that I have been able to be part of the journey that brought us to 200 Summit Road!

Your interests/passions: I love the outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing, boating spending time with family and friends! And of course my JOB!

Your family: I live in Swanzey with my husband of 25 years. We have two amazing children.

Cindy Puza

Administrative Assistant
cpuza@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5264

Ashlee Patnode

Gymnastics Director
apatnode@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5252

Emma Weiler

Gymnastics Coordinator
eweiler@keene-ymca.org

Marc Roberge

Swim Team Coach
mroberge@keene-ymca.org


Peter

Peter Sebert

Healthy Lifestyles Director
psebert@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5257

Peter leads the Y in all things health and wellness! He supervises the Y’s team of trainers and instructors, teaches classes, provides one-on-one orientation and support for members and serves as an advocate and liaison for community collaboration.

Years of Services with the YMCA: Since 2001. I started with the Keene Family YMCA as a fitness & group exercise instructor. I became a Senior Program Director and currently serve as Healthy Lifestyles Director.

Why do you work for the YMCA: I love the Y for the members here, the spirit, the fact that we all get to play together every day, and that no two days are ever the same.

Your interests/passions: My passions are climbing, soccer, and playing outside.

Your Family: I live in Peterborough NH with my wife and two sons.

Small PaulPaul Simpson

Aquatics Director
psimpson@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5249

Years of Service: Hired in 2015 as the Aquatics Director

Why I work for the Y: I work for the Y because I am passionate about providing the space and support for others to improve their lives.

Interests/Hobbies/Passions: I am really interested in cooking, improving my swimming, and generally reading anything I can get my hands on.

Town of residence and family: I live in Keene, NH and have a brother who lives in Washington, DC.

Hannah Walton

Marketing Specialist
hwalton@keene-ymca.org
603.352.5253

 

Steve Snow

Facilities Manager
ssnow@keene-ymca.org

Stacy Wilbur Keene Family YMCAStacy Wilbur

Health & Wellness Coordinator (Group Exercise)
swilbur@keene-ymca.org
603.283.5258

Stacy leads our team of group exercise instructors and provides one-on-one orientation and support to our members.

Years of YMCA service: Since 2000. I started as a Child Watch volunteer. I have worked on the Front Desk, on the Fitness Center floor, as a group exercise instructor and bus driver. I am currently the Health and Wellness Coordinator.

Why do you work for the YMCA: I love working with the community and helping my neighbors learn how to make healthy lifestyle changes.

Your interests/passions: I enjoy camping, hiking and spending quality time with my family.

Your family: I live in Walpole with my husband and three sons.