After five years of service through the Y of Clay County, Zaucha recently became the CEO of the Kosciusko Community Y in Warsaw.
He officially began his new position Aug. 23, 2010.
"The board and staff wish Chad and his family the best as he pursues this new opportunity," Y of Clay County Board of Directors President Andrea Baysinger said. "His leadership and commitment to our community will be missed."
As the Board of Directors begins a search for the CEO vacancy, the board has appointed Deb Plummer as the Interim CEO.
Plummer currently serves as the Youth Program and Communications Director. She received her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill., in athletic training and completed a Masters in Education and Counseling while at Campbell University.
She began her career at the Y as a Summer Day Camp Director in Putnam County in May 2003, and served as the Clay County Summer Director in 2004. In November 2004, she began as the Youth Program Director.
She has lived in Brazil since August 2002 and is the mother of three children, Stephanie, 21, Robert, 19, and Courtney, 15.
She is active at First Baptist Church in Brazil.
"I love working for the Y of Clay County because I know that what we do here benefits so many people in our community," Plummer said. "I am excited to help lead the Y during this transition time."
"As the Y of Clay County enters into a time of transition, we are confident that Deb can provide the leadership and direction we need," Baysinger added.
Those interested in information regarding the CEO vacancy may formally apply online via the Y careers page at www.ymca.net/careers.