Lake YMCA names new board members

| 28 Sep 2011 | 03:00

NEWTON - The Fairview Lake YMCA recently announced two new appointments to their board of managers. Michael Hauser, general manager of Rockaway Townsquare Mall, and Matthew Block, vice principal of the Edison School in Westfield, were selected for their individual expertise, civic-minded reputation and their relentless dedication to Fairview Lake YMCA. “We are grateful to have the help and support of each of these knowledgeable and experienced professionals and philanthropists, who selflessly volunteer their time and energy to support us,” said Richard K. Gorab, president and CEO of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges. Frank Kelly, executive director of Fairview Lake YMCA, added, “Our YMCA has a long and distinguished history of providing services and programs to the communities we serve. Our success is due in large part to the efforts of our board of managers, who give fully and enthusiastically their time, money and expertise.” Individual board members accept a variety of responsibilities; some of their key functions are: • Serve as an outstanding YMCA member and uphold the values of the Fairview Lake YMCA • Attend board and committee meetings, training sessions and program functions • Make decisions on issues, policies, goals and objectives based on careful consideration of the facts and all relevant data • Solicit funds, participate in campaigns and open doors for others to raise funds • Serve on committees and accept special assignments as requested and as possible • Be a spokesperson for the YMCA and represent the YMCA in the community For more information about Fairview Lake YMCA call 973-383-9282, or 973-410-0500, or visit online at The Fairview Lake YMCA is a branch of the Metropolitan YMCAs of the Oranges, the largest YMCA in the State of New Jersey, serving over 65,000 people annually. Its five branch facilities are located in East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Hardyston and Stillwater.