Leadership 

Kari Lee

Executive Director

Chinatown YMCA

(415)748-3555

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

415-748-3545

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

415-748-3546

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

415-748-3556

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.

Jocelyn Chen

Community Programs Director

(415) 748-3547

Jocelyn leads the Community Programs team and collaborates with the enrichment, Reach & Rise, service connection, and SRO family support programs. These programs benefit youth and families by sharing a collective motivation to engage the community in Chinatown and spread the YMCA's core values of youth development, social responsibility and healthy living. 

Diane Shew

Administrative Services Director

415-748-3552

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

415-748-3563

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

Jon Garcia

Director of Aquatics

(415) 748-3565

Jon is the Director of Aquatics. He has an innate passion for aquatics and he loves working towards providing fun, healthy, and safe programming to the local community.

Vivien Ma

Associate Director of Membership

(415) 748-3549

Board Members 

Eric Jew

CHINATOWN BOARD MEMBER

Ford Lee

CHINATOWN BOARD MEMBER

Retired

Gabriel Lau

CHINATOWN BOARD MEMBER

Procurement Counsel

Autodesk, Inc.

Hanley Fong

CHINATOWN BOARD MEMBER

Retired

Harvey Louie

Chinatown Board Member

Insurance Agent

Lee, Wong, & Leong Insurance

Sandy Lee

CHINATOWN BOARD MEMBER

Hospitality Entrepreneur

Jason Mar

CHINATOWN BOARD MEMBER

Producer

Dropbox

Ken Johe

Campaign Chair

Merchandise Operations Leader

Unleashed by Petco

Mark Lee

Financial Development Chair

Chief Financial Officer

Forge Global, Inc.

Melinda Wong

Finance Chair

Self Employed

Michelle Fong

Chinatown Board Member

Associate

Oracle

Amber Hilton

Chinatown Board Member

Executive Assistant

McKinsey & Company

Angelica Liu

Chinatown Board Member

Anne Li

Chinatown Board Member

Associate Attorney

Perkins Coie

Bradley Lew

Chinatown Board Member

Elizabeth Hsieh-Lee

Chinatown Board Member

Senior Privacy Officer

Stanford University

Garret Ma

Chinatown Board Member

Head of Operations Strategy

Nurx

Judy Chan Farmer

Chinatown Board Member

President

HealthPro Consulting

Sam (Zhongshi) Wang

Chinatown Board Member

Stephen Gee

Chinatown Board Member

Retired

Thomas “Connor” Skelly

Chinatown Board Member

Consultant

The Bridgespan Group

Winnie Yam

Chinatown Board Member

Vice President, Investment Manager

The Northern Trust Company