As reported by the Springfield News-Leader, Spencer Fane partner Shawn Whitney was appointed to the Ozarks Regional YMCA board of directors this past week. Whitney was one of four selected for the board and will play a pivotal role in the leadership and guidance of the organization as it continues to grow. The Ozark Regional YMCA was established in 1888 in Springfield, Mo., with the mission to promote youth development, healthy living and social responsibility within the community. The association encompasses eight locations across the state of Missouri and offers various wellness programs for all ages. In addition to the YMCA, Whitney is also on the board of directors for Missouri Preservation, an organization committed to the preservation of Missouri’s unique architectural and historical landmarks. To read more on Whitney’s appointment to the YMCA board of directors, view the full Springfield News-Leader article here.