Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Amanda Couch and Kevin West Jr. have been appointed to the Edwardsville YMCA board of directors for three-year terms.
    Couch has served as a fitness coordinator in SIUE Campus Recreation since 2013. She has served as a captain in the U.S. Army, both active duty and in the Illinois National Guard. She earned both a bachelor’s in kinesiology and a master’s in sport management from SIUE in 2008 and 2009, respectively.
    West is an Edwardsville native and a 1991 alum of Edwardsville High School. A facility management sub foreman, he joined SIUE in May 2008. In 2015, he earned a master’s in organizational management from Ashford University.