AMI Keynote Presenters

Jatrice Martel Gaiter
Executive Vice President of External Affairs
Volunteers of America

Jatrice Martel Gaiter works to build national awareness for Volunteers of America and support its mission to provide programs and services for America’s most vulnerable. She is passionate about the nonprofit sector’s strength and relevance, which is reflected in her work as vice chair of the board of the National Human Services Assembly, a popular blogger for The NonProfit Times and an active voice on Twitter as @Ms_Nonprofit. She is a frequent speaker on nonprofit management, health, social justice and women’s issues. 


Kevin Washington
President and CEO
YMCA of the USA

A 38-year YMCA professional, Kevin Washington is the 14th person and first African American to lead the Y in the United States. He came to YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) in February 2015 from the YMCA of Greater Boston, where as President and CEO from 2010 to 2014 he expanded membership and access by reducing rates, increased diversity and engagement among the Board of Directors to better reflect the community and implemented a childhood-education quality initiative that benefits thousands of children and families throughout eastern Massachusetts.