Suzanne Medina

Executive Director

Buchanan YMCA

Suzanne has been with the Y since 2000. She is dedicated to the success of all youth and families by youth development and leadership efforts.


LaSaundra Owens

John Muir Community School Beacon Director


Born and raised in the Bay Area, LaSaundra is a vibrant character whose passion is to enhance the lives of young people by bridging innovative and engaging youth development strategies with tangible educational outcomes.

Misa Nguyen

Chinese Immersion School Program Director


Misa has dedicated her professional career to youth development. She is constantly inspired and renewed by the youth she serves. She has worked in several communities throughout the Bay Area and is very excited to be a part of the Buchanan Y team. 

Nancy Hernandez

Associate Director of Teen Programs


Leadership for Gateway Middle School, Model UN, and Youth & Government. Nancy works hard to provide opportunity and encouragement to the Teens of the Western Addition/Fillmore District. Her work at the Buchanan YMCA consists of Civic Engagement, Middle School Afterschool, and Workforce Development programming. 


Analía Villagra

District Director of Development

Analía has more than fifteen years of experience working in nonprofits, in both development and education roles. She is passionate about out-of-school education, community programs, and organization strategy.

Board Members 

André Srinivasan

Board Co-Chair

Carrie Banks

Board Co-Chair

Jeff Briz

Board Member

Richard Yuen

Board Member

Rich Hashimoto

Board Member

Heather Madison

Board Member