Mark A Thompson, Executive Director of the Rancho Family YMCA has been working for the YMCA of San Diego County for 24 years. He spent the majority of his tenure in Overnight Camping as the Executive Manager of YMCA Camp Surf and was hired as the executive director of the Rancho Family YMCA in 2012.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from Springfield College and Masters of Arts degree in Leadership and Nonprofit Management from the University of San Diego.
He is certified as YMCA faculty in Leading Successful Teams and Group and Teamwork, and has been a certified Emergency Medical Technician. Mark has been active in Rotary since1999, was Treasurer of the Community Campership Council Board, was an Advisory Board Member for Mar Vista High School's Marine Science Academy and recently joined the Coronado Schools Foundation Board of directors.
Mark is passionate about staff development, capital development, program innovation, training and leadership development. Mark and his wife Zayanne live at Camp, and their son Keaton just started his freshman year at the University of Redlands after four years at Coronado High School. In his spare time Mark enjoys the outdoors and likes to surf, golf, read and volunteer.