OUR STAFF

Jessie Rumlow,
Interim CEO
Jessie’s first experience with YMCAs was in Wisconsin at the Port Edwards YMCA. While there, she was a lifeguard and swim instructor. She has a Master’s Degree in Education and has taught third and fourth grades. Jessie has lived in seven different states: Louisiana, Texas, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Kentucky, and Georgia. Her two children participate in the Y’s childcare programs.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x112, jrumlow@bfymca.org

Rene Champoux,
Facilities Director
Contact: 413-499-7650 x127, rchampoux@bfymca.org

Rachel Colucci,
Community Development Director                                                     
Rachel joined the YMCA in 2014. She has a Bachelor's degree in human services. She was drawn to the position to help reunite families and give them a positive experience to do so. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x132, rcolucci@bfymca.org

Kathy Maloney Champoux,
CFO/Operations Director
Kathy joined the YMCA in 2009, drawn to the position because of her interest to work for a non-profit organization and the proximity to home and her children’s school. Prior to the YMCA, Kathy worked in accounting management for 25 years and was a Controller for 10 years in a Boston real estate management firm. She loves to spend time with her family, exploring new places and trying new restaurants.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x114, kchampoux@bfymca.org

Laurie Vanuni,
Childcare Director
Laurie’s career with YMCAs began in 1987 when she joined the Northern Berkshire Branch as a preschool teacher. She became the Childcare Director a few years later. In 2006, she joined the Pittsfield Branch as its Childcare Director. Laurie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in business. She loves to read and spend time with her family.
Contact: 413-499-7650 x145, lvanuni@bfymca.org

Abigail Allard
Membership & Engagement Director
Abigail brings 12 years of experience in non-profit management to the Berkshire Family YMCA. Abigail was a frequent attendee of the Youth Programs offered by the YMCA in her childhood, from attending swim lessons, after-school care and participating in YMCA sponsored camps. Abigail lived and studied in Germany for four years before moving back home to the Berkshires. Abigail in her free time enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband and two dogs. 
Contact: 413-499-7650 x110, aallard@bfymca.org

Brandon Rousseau
Program Director
Responsible for all programming for adults, teens & youth as it pertains to aquatics, health & wellness & youth sports.  Also for developing, marketing & promoting the addition & growth of new programs & special events.  The Program Director oversees the management of programs, facilites, volunteers & staff development & financial development. 
Contact: 413-499-7650 x 233,  brousseau@byymca.org