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Conrad Bostron


Conrad joined the Alexandria Area YMCA as Chief Executive Officer in July of 2014.

Conrad is originally from Lakewood, Colorado and a graduate of the University of Wyoming where he earned a BS degree in Agricultural Economics, completing post-baccalaureate courses in Accounting, Communications and Human Resource Management a few years after receiving his bachelors’ degree. After college graduation, Conrad farmed and raised livestock near Alliance, Nebraska where he met and married his wife Donna. Together, they farmed for seven years after which he pursued an extensive career in the management of Agricultural Supply Cooperatives in Alliance, Nebraska; Billings, Montana; Mahnomen, Minnesota, and Atwater, Minnesota.

He is a past Chairman of the Board of CENTROL Crop Consulting of Marshall, MN, and a former board and founding member of Pillar Insurance Limited headquartered in the Cayman Islands. He has also served on the boards of the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Willmar, the Willmar Noon Kiwanis and First Baptist Church.


Conrad’s Y story started as a child at his local YMCA, and continued on as a founding member of the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA in Willmar, Minnesota, serving in several board leadership positions over the course of ten years, in addition to working as a part time group fitness instructor and Personal Trainer. Health and Wellness via the YMCA movement has become his passion. His Y story involves seeing lives changed, including his own, through people and programs that help create healthy spirit, mind and body.

Conrad is a dedicated ultra-distance trail runner and mountain climber who enjoys traveling to and enjoying running adventures and challenging climbs nationwide. Conrad and his wife Donna have two grown children. Their son Allen is a career Marine serving as a Staff Sergeant with a Marine Security FAST Company currently deployed to Rota, Spain. Their daughter, Bethany is in her final year as a Masters and Law degree student at the University of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Contact Conrad
110 Karl Drive
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-834-9622 ext. 102
Fax: 320-834-9623