Youth and Family Services YMCA Welcomes Carolyn Williams to the Board of Managers

Carolyn Williams YFS

The Youth and Family Services YMCA is proud to announce the election of Carolyn Williams to its Board of Managers.

Wherever Williams has lived, her volunteer focus has been on philanthropic organizations that support children, education, community social service issues, teenagers and the arts. She volunteered at the UC Irvine Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory and the Irvine Children’s Fund.

Williams also served as a docent at the Portland Museum of Art, the Orange County Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art before relocating to Santa Barbara. Prior to joining the Youth and Family Services board, Carolyn served as President of the Junior League of Santa Barbara Sustainers Board and President of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women’s Board. A retired educator, she completed graduate studies at UC Berkeley and UCLA. Williams lives in Montecito with her husband Bob.

About Youth and Family Services YMCA

Youth and Family Services YMCA serves over 600 children and young people each year through Noah’s Anchorage Youth Crisis Shelter, the St. George Family Teen Center, My Home, and Support and Outreach Services. Children and young people in high-risk environments that participate in Youth and Family Services YMCA programs experience increased safety, health and wellbeing and they increase their capacity for self-sufficiency by building skills for independence and developing lasting relationships with adults who are committed to their success. For more information about the Youth and Family Services YMCA, visit or call (805) 569-1103.

Established in 1887, the Channel Islands YMCA is a charitable organization of seven YMCA branches serving Santa Barbara and Ventura counties including: Camarillo Family YMCA, Lompoc Family YMCA, Montecito Family YMCA, Santa Barbara Family YMCA, Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA in Santa Ynez, Ventura Family YMCA, and Youth and Family Services YMCA.


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