Bedell Family YMCA
1900 41st Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
The Bedell Family YMCA looks for people who care about building strong kids, strong families and strong communities; who exemplify the values of caring, honest, respect, responsibility; and who want to improve the quality of life in the community.
YMCA of the Okobojis Association Staff
CEONorm Johnson is the CEO of the YMCA of the Okobojis. He has been with the YMCA organization for 16 years, and is committed to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Norm is a Faculty for the YMCA of the USA in health and fitness, and enjoys helping people realize their potential. Norm attended the University of South Dakota for both undergraduate and graduate school, where he concentrated on Recreation, Physical Education, and Exercise Science. Norm is active in Kiwanis, Church, Blue Zones, the Chamber, and enjoys many activities with his family in the Iowa Great Lakes. Norm is proud of the role that the YMCA plays in "Strengthening the Foundations of our Community”.
Association Finance Director
A native of Southern California, then migrating to Australia for twenty years, MeShell returns to the United States with many experiences and certifications in the beauty industry. Her varied skills enable her to stay on top of the YMCA’s finance world, If you haven’t attended her Water Aerobics Class then you’re missing out on a great exercise and some laughs. Don’t forget to ask her ‘what does a koala do? And you wont be disappointed.