Doug Saunders

Doug Saunders

CEO of Fayette County Family YMCA

By Martin Graham

 

Doug Saunders

What is unique about your job as CEO of the Fayette County Family YMCA?

The opportunity to serve the community in so many ways and the doors it opens to partner with other organizations to make an even greater impact on the lives of youth, families and seniors.

What are your hobbies?

Running, bicycling, weight training, watching any kind of sport, traveling with my wife.

Of the many events and functions you attend, what is your favorite local event/meeting you take part in?

Volunteering at one of the many events as part of Washington Court House Rotary, Good Hope Lions Club, Fayette County Chamber and on behalf of the Y at community events like the WCH High School band boosters concession stand. It is a great way to give back and to see many people outside of the Y and to raise funds for many worthy causes.

If you could have a conversation with any person alive or dead, whom would you choose and what would you talk about?

Tony Dungy on leadership.

What do you love most about your community?

There are so many people that give back to the community in countless ways with their time, talent and treasure. Many of these people do so without letting it be acknowledged publicly.

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