Waynesboro YMCA Welcomes New CEO Committed to Community Strengthening


WAYNESBORO- Dr. Kimberly Eaton comes to the Y with a wealth of experience and history of service to the area. With a Ph. D. in Clinical Social Work, she is a graduate of Hood College and University of Maryland. She is a licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Dr. Eaton entered the field as a counselor in a domestic violence program. She served for 10 years as
the residential director for several girls’ group homes and a treatment foster care program in Mary-
land. Currently, she is the county’s Community Connections Division Director. Dr. Eaton supervises all
of the reentry programs. In addition, Dr. Eaton directs the Grants Management Department which
writes and oversees millions of dollars in grants annually.

Youth programs are particularly special to Dr. Eaton. She has been the volunteer coordinator for the
Waynesboro Youth Aid Panel (YAP) since 2002 when the program started. Dr. Eaton serves as the
Franklin Together Reentry Coalition Managing Co-Chair. Franklin Together is recognized as a premier
reentry coalition and noted for holding reentry simulations that educate and de-stigmatize justice-
involved individuals.

Teaching is also a passion for Dr. Eaton. At Shippensburg University, she taught as an adjunct professor of undergrad and graduate level courses for both the Social Work and Criminal Justice departments.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Kimberly Eaton as the new Waynesboro Area YMCA CEO,” said Tiffany
Bloyer, President of the Board of Directors. “She is a proven leader and we are confident that Kimberly
will lead our organization to continued success in years to come”. Dr. Eaton will begin in February and
is eager to do her part in fulfilling the Y mission and strengthening the foundations of the communities
the YMCA serves.

The Waynesboro Area YMCA is a mission-minded, cause-driven non-profit, serving the Waynesboro,
area since 1915. We are committed to strengthening our community through youth development,
healthy living and social responsibility.

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