Stacey Sanders comes to the Commack-King Park Rotary with decades of experience in the supervision of municipal youth/family development and delinquency prevention services.  Born and raised in Kings Park and a graduate of Kings Park High school, Ms. Sanders married a Marine Corps helicopter pilot and served her country as an active duty military wife.  She completed her education in the area of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, close to Camp Lejeune.
After returning to “civilian life” on Long Island, her family settled in the Town of Islip.  There she enjoyed a long, successful career with the Town of Islip’s Department of Human Services/Youth Bureau. She administered the Department of Human Service’s volunteer staff of nearly 700 members and was awarded the DeWitt Clinton Masonic Award for Community Service and the Governor’s Office Voluntary Service Citation of Merit.
Stacey had the opportunity to return to her youth services roots and worked for the Town of Islip Youth Bureau, managing numerous grants, supervising and implementing town-wide youth development, prevention and intervention programming.  After many years of working within the New York State and Suffolk County Youth Bureau system, on a municipal level, Ms. Sanders was appointed to the position of Assistant Director of the Islip Youth Bureau.
Stacey eventually relocated and moved “home” to Kings Park,  feeling blessed to have the opportunity to serve her community, as the Executive Director of the Town of Smithtown Youth Bureau.  With the complex and often difficult issues facing today families, there is great need to continually assess and research new and effective ways to reach out and assist students and parents. The Smithtown Youth Bureau works with all township school districts, as well as community groups to preserve and expand crucial, supportive services and programs for local families.