Mick Hughes

Senior Executive Director

Embarcadero YMCA


Mick is committed to ensuring that the Embarcadero YMCA builds partnerships with the Waterfront and San Francisco community members, improving health and wellness and the quality of life for all San Franciscans.

Dara Meinerth

Associate Executive Director


Dara has been with the YMCA for 16 years working at YMCAs in both Northern and Southern California, as well as, at the YMCA of the USA. She has spent years in both youth programming and operations impacting the community, building relationships, and providing support to all members, guests, and staff.

Betty Sells-Asberry

Associate Executive Director - Community Engagement


Betty has been with the Y since 2008. She is committed to programs that create lasting change and empowerment for SF’s diverse communities – particularly young people!

Troy Kasner

Senior Director of Membership, Marketing and Communications


Troy is a champion of the YMCA cause. With the Y since 2002, he oversees Membership, Marketing and Communications, ensuring a high quality experience for all members of our community.

Susanna King

Senior Director of Healthy Living


Susanna brings a wealth of health and nutrition knowledge to our team. Susanna leads multiple group exercise classes weekly, so please join her in our studios for a fun and challenging workout. She is motivated by those around her and enjoys helping others reach their goals, test their abilities, and find success. Susanna and her team create a positive environment where our community can learn, share, and grow together.

Laura Grace Ashton

Director of Development


Laura Grace ("LG") is a California native making her return to the West Coast after a decade fundraising in Washington, DC. She looks to further the mission of the YMCA of San Francisco by embracing caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in every interaction.

Cynthia Pun

Administrative Services Director


Cynthia comes from a background of connecting San Francisco families with local community resources.  She joined the Y family in 2012 and currently leads the administrative and financial operations at the Buchanan branch.

Celan Beausoleil, LCSW

Youth Chance High School Director


Celan Beausoleil, LCSW is a San Francisco native who has worked with system-involved youth since 2007. 

Shiante Lewis

Director of Treasure Island YMCA and Youth Programs


Shiante, born and raised in the Bay Area,  has worked with the Embarcadero’s Community Programs since 2009. Focusing her efforts on Youth Deployment and Out-of-School time initiatives, has shown Shiante’s passion and dedication to the youth and families within the communities we currently work with. Shiante is currently the Site Director for our Treasure Island Location, as well as, the point person for all things Traditional Camp! In her current position, Shiante hopes that her experience provides an in-depth perspective to the strengths and needs of those she serves.


Megan Lamb

Director of Programs


Megan provides a safe and healthy environment for our youth to be successful and socially responsible individuals.

Board Members 

Joseph Guevara

Board Chair

Lenox Advisors

George Tong

Board Vice Chair

Goldman Sachs

Ailene Bui

Hinge Health

Brianna Dinsmore


Deepa Damre


Esther Berg

Morgan Stanley

Greg Broome

Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati

Heidi Boruszewski

Union Bank

Jake Sorensen

Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw & Pittman, LLP

Jeffrey Anderson


Jeremy Welland


Jennifer Seuferer

UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education

Jim Kramer


Jordan Kienzle

Baker Street Advisors

Karen Johnson

San Francisco Federal Credit Union

Karl Torke


Kathy Holmes


Mai Klaassen

Charles Schwab & Co, Inc

Margaret Murphy


Maria Comstock


Nicolas Hamlett


Phillippe De Smedt

Cultivate Consulting

Rick Rembusch

Digital Realty

Robin Reilly


Stephen LaPlante

Sujata Pagedar


Walter Macklem


Yakov Wiegmann

Riely, Safer, Holmes & Cancila, LLP