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Ed Bohren

Immediate Past Chair
CEO - Licking County

Edward Bohren is the CEO of the Licking County Family YMCA located in Newark, Ohio.  With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Licking County Family YMCA delivers programs and services to over 75,000 individuals via 325 employees throughout Licking County.

With over 28 years of YMCA service at associations in Ohio, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, Ed has been fortunate to have been at the forefront of initiatives and opportunities that have positioned organizations to support significant growth, thus gaining the respect of the members, volunteers and the communities they serve. Together, they have conceived new ideas, programs and services that have strengthened the core values (Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility) thus fulfilling the mission of the YMCA.

When Ed is not busy promoting the YMCA he has been active in the community by participating in various capacities with professional and civic organizations; Association of YMCA Professionals Board of directors; Chair of the Board of Directors, Ohio YMCA Alliance; President Board of Directors Newark Rotary; Board of Directors, Newark Event and Sports Commission; Board of Directors, Our Futures Licking County; Licking Memorial Health Systems Development Council and currently serves as a Commissioner for the Licking Park District.

Ed holds a Master’s of Science in Physical Education Administration with a Bachelor of Science in Recreational Studies from Ohio University. Prior to college he served in the United States Marine Corps.

Ed and his wife Berniece reside in Newark, Ohio with their two cats and two dogs. They are the proud parents of Jeremiah who resides in Huntington, West Virginia with his wife Laurie and their children Max, Elizabeth and Stella Marie.

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