At the Jamestown Area YMCA's annual meeting held recently, Fred Baker was honored as the Bill Myott Board Member of the Year presented by past board president Valerie Ells.
Baker served on the YMCA Metro board of directors from 2005-06 and returned to the board in 2007.
During this time, he was board vice president, served on the Jamestown advisory committee and became committee chair in 2009, served on the finance committee and became the committee chair for board development.
Fred Baker, center, Jamestown Area YMCA past board vice president, received the Bill Myott Board Member of the Year award for his years of service and dedication to the local YMCA. Presenting the award was Valerie Ells, past board president, and Mark Eckendorf, YMCA CEO.
He has been an avid member of the YMCA since 2004 and enjoys the Cycle Hollyloft classes and the fitness center.
"Fred has always been able to look at things from a different angle," said Ells. "With this in mind, his expertise has been an asset to the board and we appreciate his efforts."
Baker is the corporate human resource manager for Jamestown Container. He lives in Jamestown with his wife Nancy.