Scott Messing has 25 years of experience building strong and successful teams in not-for-profit management primarily in the YMCA organization. He was most recently CEO of Illinois YMCA Youth and Government. Sean has been the volunteer Chairman for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference, (RYLA), a teen leadership training and development conference for the previous 22 years. His passion has always been working with teens to help them become better future leaders. 

Some of Sean’s primary responsibilities will include the successful implementation of YFU USA’s exchange programs, strategic planning to ensure that YFU USA can successfully fulfill its mission, the enhancement of YFU USA’s image by being active and visible in YFU’s national and international communities, fiscal management & operation of the organization, relationships with various organizations, and the hiring and retention of staff.  

Sean is a graduate of Louisiana State University – Shreveport with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in both Public Relations and Communications.


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