Matt McCarter Joins Treasure Valley Family YMCA

Matt McCarter
Matt McCarter

Longtime Idaho State Department of Education Director of Student Engagement, Matt McCarter has joined the Treasure Valley Family YMCA as Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer.

Matt brings over 20 years of experience leading youth health, safety, and education initiatives. His role at the Y will include advancing the cause and mission of the YMCA by building partnerships and furthering youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

“We’re very excited to have Matt join our team,” said David Duro, Treasure Valley Family YMCA President and CEO. “He has a passion for youth development and believes that every individual and community has the potential to realize happiness and success.”

Matt’s prior experience includes serving as an AmeriCorps member, managing the Seattle Police Department’s Volunteer program, and funding community efforts to prevent youth substance abuse and violence for King County Government in Washington State. Matt moved to Boise in 2002 to manage the City of Boise’s Healthy Community – Healthy Youth Initiative. He has a B.A. from Western Washington University and a Master’s degree in Communication from Boise State University.

Matt will begin his new position on June 3, 2019.

About the Treasure Valley Family YMCA
Established in 1891, the Treasure Valley Family YMCA (the Y) is a cause-driven, nonprofit organization that works to strengthen the foundation of our community by developing successful youth, engaging people in healthy living and instilling a commitment to social responsibility. Annually, we operate over 100 programs that serve 110,000 youth and families throughout our four facilities, 440-acre summer camp, and 23 child development sites. We believe all people deserve the chance to achieve their highest potential; therefore, we do not turn anyone away due to an inability to pay. The Treasure Valley Family YMCA provides over $4 million in financial assistance every year so all may participate in our life-changing programs and services.