SHREWSBURY – The Community YMCA Board of Directors has elected Patricia Whittemore as chairperson/chief volunteer officer and Aberdeen “Deen” Allen, Jr. as a new director at the organization’s 139th annual meeting.
Whittemore, of Rumson, has been a member of the Y board since 2009 and most recently served as vice chairperson. She has been active with a number of community nonprofit organizations, including the St. George’s Church Outreach Committee and the American Cancer Society. She earned her B.A. at the University of Richmond and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Columbia University. She has three children ages 12, 10 and 8.
Allen of Parlin, was appointed for a three-year term on the board of directors. He served in the military and earned a B.S. and a master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. He continued his education at Brandeis University where he earned his Ph.D. in synthetic organometallic chemistry. He works for Colgate Palmolive where he continues to make contributions to transform the field of chemistry.