The Executive Director of Yakima’s YWCA, Amy Flynn, is saying goodbye to what she calls “one of the greatest honors of my life.”  She’s announced she will be leaving the agency and relocating with her family to California but a big part of Yakima is going with her. On social media she writes,” I will carry in my heart affection and appreciation for the wonderful people I have worked with and served. I am filled with Gratitude and Thankfulness for all of you.”

Flynn worked first in fundraising before becoming the Executive Director.  One of her ideas will live on long after she’s enjoying the southern California lifestyle. Under her leadership, the YWCA Yakima opened Persimmon, a thrift boutique in the Westpark Shopping Center that employs YWCA clients providing job skills training and an easier transition in to the workforce.

The YWCA Yakima Executive Search Committee has begun the search process for Flynn’s successor and she will continue to work with the YWCA Yakima to assist with transition through Jun