Naples, Florida— Mark Hanke, CEO and John Brooks, Chief Volunteer Officer of the Greater Naples YMCA announced three new members to its board of directors. Dr. Brooke A. Austin, J. Webb Horton and Heather Henning were elected and agreed to serve at a recent Board meeting. The Greater Naples YMCA’s Board of Directors are a unique and special group of men and women who care deeply about the youth, adults and families throughout Collier County. Their commitment, compassion, talents and connections all help to advance the mission of the YMCA forward.
“We are pleased to welcome our three new board members,” said President and CEO Mark Hanke. “Their talents and experience will help the YMCA continue to strengthen the lives of the people we serve in Collier County.”
Dr. Brooke A. Austin, Gulfcoast Foot & Ankle Specialist, is a Board Certified foot and ankle surgeon and has performed over 500 podiatric surgeries and over 1000 total medical procedures. Dr. Austin also volunteers her time as part of the medical staff for the Long Beach Marathon and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
J. Webb Horton, a former Head Coach for the FGCU’s men’s tennis program, retired in 2011 to become the Assistant Director of Community Outreach in FGCU. Horton works on identifying opportunities in Southwest Florida to promote FGCU to diverse community organizations and associations.
Heather Henning is the President of the Henning Group, one of Florida’s most respected brands in home & commercial remodeling and new construction. Active in the community, Heather served as Naples North Rotary club president from 2010-2011 and has been a Rotarian for over 15 years. Heather also devotes quite a bit of her time to Girls on the Run, an organization which fosters confidence and self-esteem among young women.
The Board of Directors is responsible for establishing policies for the Greater Naples YMCA and providing leadership for financial oversight and development, strategic planning and community collaborations.
To learn more about the Greater Naples YMCA, visit www.GreaterNaplesymca.org