About Us

Barbara A. Bettin

Serves on the Audit and Benefits & Operations Committees

Ms. Bettin is President and CEO of the YMCA of Lincoln, Nebraska.

During her 34-year Y career, Ms. Bettin has held management positions in program development, operations and association leadership. Ms. Bettin has been President and CEO since 2002.

Ms. Bettin serves as the Nebraska Alliance Chair, serves on the Areas of Focus Task Force for the YMCA of the USA, Guardians Child Protection Task Force, YMCA Mid-Majors Executive Committee and has been a national trainer for various Y Professional Development training programs. In addition, Ms. Bettin serves on numerous boards in her community, which include the Mayor’s Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln Board, Community Learning Centers/ELO Leadership Board, Superintendent’s Advisory Council, Non-Profit CEO Leadership Council, Nebraska Safety Council/Workwell Board and the Capital Humane Society Board of Directors.

She earned a BA in education from Wayne State College and an MA in health and physical education administration from the University of Nebraska.

Ms. Bettin has been a trustee since 2015.