East YMCA Staff

YMCA staff are committed to serving you and your family. That's why we strive to both model and exemplify the Y's core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Casey Garten: Branch Director

Casey holds a Bachelor's of Science in Health Promotion and Wellness from Fort Hays State University.  He began his YMCA career at the Northwest YMCA as a Personal Trainer in 2008.  In 2009 he became the Fitness Director at the East YMCA.  In 2012 he moved to the North Y as the Associate Executive Director.  Casey has been a Branch Director of the Northwest and East YMCA's since 2014.



Ellyn Moffett: Youth Program Director

Ellyn holds a Bachelor's of Criminology & Criminal Justice along with a Sociology minor from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  She began her journey with the YMCA in 2014 as an Art Instructor and concluded her previous chapter with the YMCA as the Assistant Youth Program Director in 2017.  After receiving her degree, Ellyn worked for the government composing and implementing treatments in order to prevent juvenile racidivism in a juvenile institution. Ellyn was then delighted to return to the YMCA in January of 2019 as the Youth Program Director.  



Rhonda Ormsby: Administrative Assistant

Rhonda has worked for the East YMCA since 1991.  She helps with the Annual Campaign as well as day to day functions at the Branch.