Benbrook Community Center YMCA Leadership Staff
Vice President of Operations – Chris Butler
Chris is the Vice President of Operations, overseeing Benbrook Community Center YMCA, Westside YMCA, ER Van Zandt Southwest YMCA, Ryan Family YMCA, the YMCA Sports Complex and YMCA Camp Carter. Chris has worked for the YMCA for 30 years (over 20 years as full-time), starting as a Camp Counselor. Currently, he is in charge of operational efficiency and community effectiveness for the YMCA’s in his region. Chris serves on the Benbrook Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is involved with several other community organizations and enjoys serving in various capacities to make his community a better place for all. In his free time, Chris enjoys running, biking and spending time with his family.
Operations Director for Membership – Tonya Gertz
Tonya is the Operations Director for Membership for the Benbrook Community Center YMCA and Westside YMCA, and has been with the Benbrook Community Center YMCA since February 2006. Tonya is continually working on our community outreach programs and is passionate about strengthening our presence in the community. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Membership Coordinator – Lonnie Goins
Lonnie is the Membership Coordinator for the Benbrook Community Center YMCA and has been with the Y for 6 years. As the Membership Coordinator, Lonnie directly supervises our Member Service Staff and is there to answer any questions you may have relating to your membership account. He is a member of the Benbrook Lions Club, and is also a Committee Member with the Benbrook Relay for Life Team. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and coaching his children’s sports teams.
Health & Wellness Coordinator – Daniel Harber
Daniel is the Health and Wellness Coordinator at the Benbrook Community Center YMCA. After being a Personal Trainer with the Y for 3 years, he transitioned into his current position in February 2017. Daniel oversees the fitness floor, Wellness Coaches and various wellness programs. In his spare time Daniel enjoys working out, spending time with family and being out on the lake.
Business Operations Director – Erika Jobe
Erika is the Business Operations Director, and works with the Board and staff with the Annual Campaign. Although she came to the Y in March 2015, she has worked in the non-profit sector as a staff member, volunteer and board member for over 20 years. Currently, she oversees operational efficiency, including Marketing and Communications for the Benbrook Community Center YMCA and Westside YMCA. Erika is involved in with many community organizations, and thrives on making community
connections to create a better community. In her free time, Erika enjoys swimming and spending time with her family.
Operations Director – Jacquelyn Kotar
Jacquelyn is the Operations Director the Benbrook Community Center YMCA and Westside YMCA. She has worked at the Benbrook Community Center YMCA since 2006. Jacquelyn started her career with the YMCA as a part-time Lifeguard and Swim Instructor. She also supervises aquatics operations at the Benbrook Community Center YMCA, Westside YMCA, Ryan Family YMCA and E.R. Van Zandt YMCA facilities. In addition to her branch responsibilities, Jacquelyn supports the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth as the Aquatics Specialist, supporting on and off-site aquatics operations and programs in and around Fort Worth. Jacquelyn is married with two beautiful daughters and enjoys spending time with her family in her free time.
Marketing Coordinator – Breanna LaMarca
Breanna is the Marketing Coordinator for the Benbrook Community Center YMCA and Westside YMCA. Breanna has been with the Benbrook Community Center YMCA since January 2017. She is responsible for marketing the various programs and events at both branches. Breanna has also helped market the YMCA Youth Sports Programs for the YMCA Sports Complex. When she is not at work, Breanna enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and especially her puppy Lily.
Aquatics Coordinator – Madel Perez
Madel is the Aquatics Coordinator for the Benbrook Community Center YMCA, Ryan Family YMCA, Westside YMCA, and E.R. Van Zandt Southwest YMCA swimming pools. She is a lifeguard instructor, as well as a swim instructor. She has been with the YMCA for almost 3 years, but Madel has been a lifeguard since high school. She never misses an opportunity to teach water safety, and children swimming lessons, and has personally trained over 7,000 children this year about water safety in local schools. In her rare off-time from the Y, Madel is a missionary, helps other non-profits with their technology needs and devotes her life to helping others.
Maintenance Coordinator – Jeff Schinnerer
Jeff is the Maintenance Coordinator for Benbrook Community Center YMCA and Westside YMCA. Keeping everything at our Y in tip-top shape is no small feat, but Jeff does it with a smile on his face. He takes the care, repair and maintenance of our facility personally, and it shows in what he does. In Jeff’s out-of-the-Y hours, he enjoys earning his green thumb with his beautiful garden, as well as teaching Sunday School classes.
Executive Director of Association Child Care – Holli Winn
Holli is the Executive Director of Association Child Care overseeing our school age child care programs and summer day camps for the Benbrook Community Center YMCA, Westside YMCA, Ryan Family YMCA and Northwest YMCA. Holli has worked with youth and teen programs within the YMCA organization for over 11 years. In addition to afterschool and day camp, she also works with the Youth and Government programs within our region. Holli has a passion for working with youth and is always looking for partnerships to enhance our programs. Outside of work Holli enjoys being crafty, watching movies, attending concerts, all things Disney and spending time with her family.