YMCA of Snohomish County Announces New Board of Trustees Member
The YMCA of Snohomish County announced that Dr. Ian B. Saltzman, Everett Public Schools Superintendent, was appointed to the Board of Trustees. The appointment will increase the size of the Board of Trustees to 28 members.
Dr. Saltzman is currently Superintendent of the Everett Public Schools; joining the school district in July of this year after twenty-nine years in the Palm Beach County School District. Over his years with Palm Beach County School District, Dr. Saltzman served in roles ranging from teaching staff to Regional Superintendent. His passion is helping all students reaching their potential and fulfilling their dreams. Dr. Saltzman started participating in the Y in Boca Raton, Florida at 8 years old swimming and playing basketball. He stated, “The Y has been an important part of my growth personally and professionally.”
Dr. Saltzman holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Special Education from Florida State University, an educational specialist degree and doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. When Dr. Saltzman is not working, he enjoys family time with his wife, who is an educator, and his beautiful twin girls. He also enjoys watching sports and attending local live theater.
The YMCA of Snohomish County and the Everett Public Schools have been working in partnership to support students and their families since 1901 when the Everett High School Basketball team began using the Y for their workouts. For generations, Everett Public School staff and administration have provided their skills and leadership on YMCA volunteer boards and committees including the YMCA of Snohomish County Board of Trustees.
The YMCA is a cause-driven organization focused on three key areas: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA believes a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health, and our neighbors. Its programs, services, and initiatives enable youth to realize their potential, offer families ways to have fun together, empower people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body, welcome and embrace newcomers and help foster social responsibility. In Snohomish County, the Y has been serving and strengthening the community since 1901.