Board of Directors

OFFICERS

  • President – Karen Stakem
  • Vice President – Antoinette Geyer
  • Secretary – Latisha Cummings
  • Treasurer – Teresa Michaels
BOARD MEMBERS
  • Helen Altmeyer
  • Kathy Neidhardt
  • Kelly Bettem
  • Judy Crews
  • Latisha Cummings
  • Antoinette Geyer
  • Rev. Erica Harley
  • Janet Hewitt
  • Dr. Vishakha Maskey
  • Raquel Welch McLeod
  • Karen Stakem
  • Betsy Sweeny
  • Susan Klinkoski
  • Nora Edinger
  • Teresa Michaels
  • Erikka Storch
  • Dr. Anne Saurbier
  • Paula Calvert
  • Erin George
  • Coleen Megna
  • Jennifer Croft
  • Kristen Knight
  • Leslie Underdonk
  • Cynthia Morrison – Ex-Oficio

Helping Since 1906

YWCA Wheeling is one of 300 Associations in the Nation and has been a prominent part of the Northern Panhandle since 1906.

MORE YWCA WHEELING PROGRAMS

The YWCA Wheeling is on a Mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Women Inspired in New Directions (WIND)

A non-treatment recovery home that offers peer support and case management for women in recovery seeking a “New Direction” for their lives that is addiction free.

Survivors of Trafficking Empowerment Program (STEP)

Dedicated to supporting survivors of labor and sex trafficking in West Virginia. We provide emergency shelter, transitional housing, and legal and case management services to all victims of human trafficking – labor and sex trafficking – including men, women, children, foreign nationals or U.S. citizens.

Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP)

A multifaceted and diverse domestic violence program geared towards ending the cycle of abuse.

Cultural Diversity Community Outreach (CDCO)

The Cultural Diversity Community Outreach (CDCO) program provides advocacy for victims of discrimination and prejudice, culturally specific domestic violence advocacy, cultural and diversity awareness workshops and school programming.

Residence and Homeless Shelter

A program that houses single women over the age of 18 in a community style residence.

Y-Not-Repeat Boutique

A program that houses single women over the age of 18 in a community style residence.A boutique that accepts gently used donated clothing from the community and helps clothe women going back into the work force.

ELMINATING RACISM

Since 1905, the YWCA Wheeling has been at the forefront of racial justice in the Northern Panhandle. We are devoted to taking a stand to eliminate racism and promote inclusion and tolerance for all.

EMPOWERING WOMEN

We are committed to providing programs and services that equip women with the tools they need to impact their lives, their families lives, and the lives of women around them.

BUILDING COMMUNITY TOGETHER

We believe bringing communities together provides opportunities for support and connections for all.

ADVOCATE FOR CHANGE

We are dedicated to creating systemic change for women and people of color.

TESTIMONIALS

Young Women's Christian Associates of Wheeling Makes a Difference

Make an Impact in the Ohio Valley

Thanks for your interest in joining us on our mission to eliminate racism and empower women! Your voice matters as we stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen communities. Whether you have five minutes, or can commit five hours of your time, learn how you can plug in to the YWCA community.

CONTACT US

Have a question? Get in contact with YWCA Wheeling.

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