Heidi Brasher

Executive Director of Youth Development, YMCA of Greater Houston
NAYDO:  2018 Overall Conference Volunteer Chair, 2018 Track Dean, Ownership Committee

Work: 713 758 9139
Email: heidi.brasher@ymcahouston.org


  • Years in Financial Development (YMCA and Other): 3 years in Financial Development Department
  • Years Affiliated with the YMCA (as staff or volunteer): 20 years including operations that involved development, marketing and communications
  • Budget in Current Position: $7M in grant writing; involvement in $3.2M capital efforts

Financial Development Accomplishments:

Annual Support: 
Provides leadership for the YMCA of Greater Houston Staff Campaign as well as provides support for multiple Center campaigns. As a former YMCA Executive Director had direct leadership for Annual Campaigns in the past.

Capital Development:
Worked with the YMCA of Greater Houston Association Advancement Team to complete a $3.2 million dollar Miracle League Adaptive Sports Complex as well as the rebuild of Camp Cullen, the YMCA of Greater Houston resident camp
Board/Volunteer Development:
Works with the YMCA of Greater Houston Association Board, Financial Development Board, Camping Services Board, Program Committee and YMCA Center Boards in fund development, capital campaigns and annual campaigns.

In prior role as Director of Communications for the YMCA of Greater Houston was responsible for Marketing and Communications of membership, programs and impact for the Association. During that time worked on major Association projects/initiatives such as the Annual Dinner, the Prayer Breakfast and Operation Back Pack.