Thomas K. Craine, Ph.D. 1972 & Ed.M. 1966
In this newly created post, Craine will cultivate mutual engagement and collaboration among the 35 major YMCAs of North America, furthering the mission of the YMCA movement. He will also assume the role of senior staff officer of the YMCA of the USA, a national resource office for the 2,493 YMCAs of the United States. Before assuming his current post, Craine was president and CEO of the Metropolitan Denver YMCA from 1998 to 2002. In addition, he has held key leadership roles as assistant vice president for academic affairs at Buffalo State College, executive vice president of D’Youville College and vice president of the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, CO, where he resides.