Belle Chasse YMCA

Staff Directory

Bell Chasse YMCA


Robert "Bob" Becnel

District Vice President of Plaquemines Parish


Why Bob loves the Y: "When I walk around the facility and I can see the influence that the Y is having in the local community. We're really making a difference."

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Jodi Nohra

Associate Director


Why Jodi loves the Y: "Without the Y, I would have been lost. The Y is a great place to work because it really is a family. I have met so many people and built so many relationships at the Y. It is a place I call home. It has given me a chance to have a safe, healthy and positive place for my daughter to grow up in. She absolutely loves the Y and never wants to leave.

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Rachael Jonas

Association Aquatics Director


Why Rachael loves the Y: "I love being able to teach people of all ages the lifelong skill of swimming."

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Sissy Stricklin

Membership & Marketing Director

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Why Sissy loves the Y: "I love my Y because of the positive impact it has on our children, health, and community.The Y is committed to providing support to our neighbors and opportunities for kids and families to grow everyday!"

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Vanessa Paige

Child Care and Youth Program Director

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Why Vanessa loves the Y: “I love the Y because I love seeing the smiles on all of the kids' faces and watching them grow into young adults.”

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Blake Suess

Sports & Wellness Director


Why Blake loves the Y: "I love the Y because it’s amazing to see how many people we impact by simply being here and living our mission. Through all of our programs we really touch a lot of peoples lives. I build new relationships every day and I couldn’t imagine working anywhere else."