Staff Leadership

The staff and volunteer leadership of the Altru Family YMCA work tirelessly every day to nurture the potential of kids, improve our communities health and well-being, give back and support our neighbors.








Bob McWilliams


A native of Grand Forks, Bob attended Mayville State University on a basketball scholarship, completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration from the University of North Dakota.  Bob worked at the Y in various positions including Summer Camp Director, Youth Sports Coordinator, Member Service Coordinator and others while attending UND. He was hired full-time as Membership Director in 1997, assuming his role as Chief Operating Officer in 2000, and President/CEO in Sept, 2018.  Bob is married to wife Mary and has 2 children, John and Stephanie.




Curt Kotrba

Buildings & Grounds Director

Curt comes to the Y with over 10 years of experience in buildings and grounds and knows the Y well. He and his wife Krissy of 21 years stay busy with their children Kaytlin (18) and Marcus (14) and their three dogs and one cat. Curt played several high schools sports and enjoys camping, sports, video games, music, and spending time with his family.


Janine Jorgenson

Educational Center Director

Janine is a graduate of the Minnesota State University with Bachelor’s Degrees in Early Childhood Education.  After graduation, Janine worked as a Pre-School Teacher for the Tri-Valley Opportunity Council Migrant Head Start in Moorhead, MN.  She also worked as an Early Childhood Educator and Parent Educator of Early Childhood Family Education for the Hawley Public School District.  She was then the Parenting Resource Center Consultant for NDSU for 8 years.  Finally, Janine worked as an Assistant Project Director of Program Design and Management for the SENDCAA Head Start and Early Head Start program in Fargo, ND for 15 years before joining us at the Y as an Infant/Toddler Coordinator in January, 2013.  In June, 2013, Janine was promoted to Child Care Director.  Janine has 1 son.



Patti Reslock-McEnroe

Membership/Marketing Director 

A Devils Lake native, Patti started her career at the Y in 1979 as a swim instructor while she attended UND. During the next several years she coordinated group fitness and taught a wide variety of classes while working as a classroom teacher and coach, followed by many years in Advertising/Communications. Patti was acting YMCA Healthy Living Director for 7 years, during which time she enjoyed developing specialized programs and classes. She holds degrees in Education/Visual Arts and Technical Illustration/Graphic Design. Patti has been ACE certified in group fitness since 1989 and has acquired numerous group fitness and health-related certifications, including ACE Weight Management Specialist, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, National Diabetes Prevention, and Parkinson Wellness Recovery. Patti is married to Tom McEnroe and they enjoy their two red labs, Daisy and Rowdie.






Nicholas Jordan

Youth Development Director

Nicholas started working as a lifeguard and swim instructor in our YMCA Aquatics Center in 2020 and later held the position of Head Lifeguard. He enjoyed working with the Y children and staff during his time here. “ I came to the Y in Minnesota to swim and play in the gyms growing up – so that is where my love for the Y and the swimming came to light,” said Nicholas. Nicholas graduated from Hibbing Community College with an Associates Arts Degree and is continuing his education at UND.



Adam Sorum

Healthy Living Director 

Adam is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science and Wellness. Adam was a Personal Trainer and Clinical Exercise Specialist at Altru’s Medical Fitness Center for 13 years and worked with various organizations developing services for individuals in our region with different health conditions. Adam is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, an ACE Certified Medical Exercise Specialist, and is certified in numerous group exercise and education formats. Adam has one son.




Mikayla Jacobson

Sports & Camp Director 

Mikayla was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, and recently moved to Crookston, Minnesota to continue her professional career in sports and recreation. Growing up, Mikayla was a competitive, year-round swimmer who also played travel and collegiate soccer. She attended Longwood University majoring in elementary education and working part time as a swim instructor and lifeguard. After college Mikayla went on to manage many different pools and facilities on the east coast, giving her the opportunity to combine her love for teaching, aquatics, and recreation into one career. Most recently, Mikayla worked as the Recreation Supervisor for the City of Crookston. She has greatly enjoyed living in the area and says one of the best decisions she has made is rescuing her 3-month-old kitten, Molly.




Volunteer Leadership

Board of Directors

Bryan Brenden

Travis Dahlin, CVO

Jenny Estad

Dan Fjestad

Randi Hanson, Vice Chair

Dyan Hodgson, Secretary

Matthew Jacobson, Treasurer

Cole Johnson

Erling Martinson

Josh Mason

Jackie Nord

Casey Olson

Jessica Shanilac-Gowan

Gregg Schaefer

John Schumacher

Jolen Tollefson

Donald Waltz

Board of Trustees








Brian Kraft, Chairman of the Trustees

Joel Arnason

Dennis Elbert

Amy Haagenson

Jim Hansen

Dwight Thompson

Jeff Wilson