East Jefferson YMCA

Staff Directory

East Jefferson YMCA

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Candace Schaedel

Executive Director

504-888-9622 x103


Why Candace loves the Y: "I love that the Y puts me in a position to actively affect change in my community. The Y movement promotes relationship building and cause-driven leadership, two things I'm truly passionate about."

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Masie Tolar

Sports and Wellness Director


Why Masie loves the Y: "I love the Y because of the community. The members at the Y treat each other like family. When you walk into the Y, you feel encouraged and supported to meet any and all of your fitness goals."

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Jess Kingston

Community Aquatics Director


Why Jess loves the Y: "I love the Y because of the difference I am able to make in children's lives surrounding the water. The confidence instilled in the children after they learn how to swim makes all the hard work worth it."

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Lonnie Carter

Outreach and Engagement Specialist


Why Lonnie loves the Y: "I love the Y because it never feels like work for me. It's literally my home away from home."