Pawtucket Family YMCA names Millett as health and wellness director

Pawtucket Family YMCA names Millett as health and wellness director

PAWTUCKET – Shelly Millett has been named the health and wellness director at the Family Pawtucket YMCA, where she will be responsible for the development and success of healthy living programs. Her experience in developing effective programming will help support the Y’s overarching mission to build healthier communities.

As the Director of Health and Wellness, Millett will be responsible for developing, managing, and improving group exercise classes, personal training, clinical fitness and other health and wellness offerings. She will also recruit, train, and supervise personnel as well as foster program participation.

At this year’s YMCA Staff Recognition Night, Millett earned the Healthy Living Champion Award for her leadership in launching programs specifically aimed at improving the quality of life for individuals with chronic illnesses.

She has previously served as a Child Watch Supervisor, an Active Older Adult program instructor, and an AOA program coordinator. Millett is also certified to lead group exercise, SilverSneakers, LiveStrong, and Aqua Fit programs. She has also completed the necessary requisites from the R.I. Department of Health to facilitate self-management workshops.