Saratoga Springs, NY — The Saratoga Regional YMCA (SRYMCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of three community leaders to its Board of Directors. Renee Rodriguez-Goodemote, Mark Stratton and Natalie Wait were elected to three-year terms at a recent board meeting.
Members of our Board of Directors are responsible for establishing policy and setting strategic direction for the organization, as well as creating opportunities and establishing relationships that advance the YMCA’s mission and cause.
“The SRYMCA works every day to help people adopt and practice positive life patterns, reach their fullest potential and foster a sense of belonging for everyone in the community,” said Alysa Arnold, chair of the board. “Each new board member brings an impressive breadth of experience that, coupled with a passion for service, will be paramount in helping our Y move our community forward.”
Joining SRYMCA’s Board of Directors are:
- Renee Rodriguez-Goodemote, MD, FAAFP – Renee is the Medical Director at the Saratoga Community Health Center, which is part of Saratoga Hospital and serves community health needs for the insured and uninsured. She partners with community agencies in coordination of care and services for patients. A Staff Physician at the Health Center, she has also been a Hospitalist with Saratoga Emergency Physicians, PC, and ran the Saratoga Race Course Backstretch Medical Clinic.
- Mark Stratton, Ed.D. – Mark is the Superintendent of the Corinth Central School District. Supervising 100 employees and a $22 million budget, Mark analyzes student achievement data to measure program effectiveness and to inform curricula and instructional practices. He supports the integration of technology in instructional programming and district communications and coordinates the recruitment, interview and selection process of all new employees.
- Natalie Wait, JD – Natalie is Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Adirondack Trust Company. She manages compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering, fair lending, privacy and consumer compliance regulations. Natalie develops, reviews and updates bank policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements and enhances and implements the bank’s consumer compliance monitoring and testing programs.
In addition, three current board members have been elected to new three-year terms: Alysa Arnold, chair of the SRYMCA Board of Directors; Lou Bush; and Joan Gerhardt.