Danielle Roberts

January 25, 2023







(Buffalo, NY) – YMCA Buffalo Niagara is pleased to announce the promotion of Danielle Roberts to the position of Vice President of Community Impact. A member of the YMCA management team for over 10 years, Roberts will transition from her current role as executive director of the YMCA’s William-Emslie, Delaware, and Ken-Ton branches.

“I’m very excited about the opportunity to make an even greater impact in our community through this new role,” Roberts said.  “I consider it a privilege to serve and utilize my passion to make a difference. I love what YMCA Buffalo Niagara represents. It can be hard work, but for me, it’s Heart work!”

As Vice President of Community Impact, Roberts will manage YMCA Buffalo Niagara’s association-wide fundraising and outreach efforts, special events including the YMCA Turkey Trot, and programs such as Y of the Fly and Safety Around Water. In addition, she will oversee YMCA Buffalo Niagara’s $30 million Capital Campaign to construct a new, 65,000 square foot YMCA facility to serve North Buffalo and its surrounding communities. 

A lifelong Buffalo resident, Roberts is a graduate of the University at Buffalo, with a Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Health and Human Services and Early Childhood Education. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Buffalo Jill’s Alumni Association, N.A.A.C.P., National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), as well as a member of Elim Christian fellowship church. She also serves on the board for Uncrowned Community Builders.

For more information, please contact Mike Baggerman at (716) 565-6000 or visit YMCABN.org