The Duneland Family YMCA’s Employee of the Month is designed to help you get to know the employees that help make our Y community great. This month, we’re celebrating Annamarie Stokum! Let’s get to know her:

  • What is your name and current title?
    • My name is Annamarie Stokum, and I work as a Teacher’s Assistant at the Forchetti Center for Early Learning.
  • How long have you worked at the Y?
    • I have worked at the Y for 1 year and 6 months.  
  • Was your first experience with the Y as a staff member, or had you been introduced to the Y before becoming an employee?
    • I was a student at the preschool prior to working here.
  • What’s your favorite aspect of being a Y staff member? 
    • They are helping me to achieve my goals and have also helped me gain great friends.
  • What would you say to anyone wanting to join the Y as a member or employee?
    • Do it!
  • Wild card: Is there anything else you would like to share? 
    • The Y has given me the chance to be successful in school, and I will be forever grateful