Kari Lee

Executive Director

Chinatown YMCA


Kari is proud to be a Y leader, notably at the Chinatown branch, serving a rich and thriving community in healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility.

Andy Chu

Associate Executive Director


Growing up in Chinatown, Andy sees the Y as providing a safe place for its youth. As our Associate Executive Director, Andy oversees the operations at the Chinatown Y.

Denise Hung

Camp and Teens Director


Growing up at the Chinatown Y, youth and teen work is Denise's passion. Youth have the potential to change the world and she is proud to help programs that foster ability. 

Monica Lai

Senior Director of Engagement

(415) 748-3548

Monica leads the Chinatown bilingual membership staff, as well as oversees senior programming, branch marketing and communications, as well as the Immigrant Support Center team. Monica is dedicated to her staff and is a supportive and motivating leader. She is devoted to serving her community and nurturing Chinatown's growth to it's highest potential. Monica has worked for the YMCA since the Chinatown branch re-opened in 2010. 

Mandy Liu

Senior Director of Youth Programs


Mandy began at the Chinatown YMCA in membership and the youth department. Mandy is living her passion of bettering the community we serve at the Chinatown YMCA.

Diane Shew

Administrative Services Director


Diane loves working with and supporting our staff. She leads an amazing 4 member team who handles everything from payroll, accounting, to general admin tasks. 

Courtney Wheelock

Aquatics and Wellness Director


Courtney is the Director of Aquatics and Wellness. She is passionate about helping members explore the variety of health benefits the YMCA can offer.

Vivien Ma

Associate Director of Membership

(415) 748-3549

Board Members 

Anna Yam

Graduate Student

Eric Jew

Sales Representative


Ford Lee


Gabriel Lau

Founder and Chief Business Development Officer

Orange Door, Inc.

Hanley Fong


Harvey Louie

Insurance Agent

Farmers Insurance

Hong Le


Squiare Patton Boggs, LLP

Jason Mar

Marketing and Advertising


Ken Johe

Campaign Chair

Inventory & Pricing Department Manger

Unleashed by Petco

Kevin (Kien-Lam) Lu

Branding and Marketing

Tung Chung International

Mark Lee

Financial Development Chair

Financial Manager - CFO


Melinda Wong

Finance Chair


Michelle Fong

Circle the Schools Program Coordinator

San Francisco Education Fund

Pauline Roothman

Retired SVP, Human Resources

Sephora USA Inc.

Sandy Lee

Hospitality Entrepreneur

Young Pham

Board Chair