Leadership 

Tim Byrd

Senior Executive Director

Marin and Novato YMCA

415-446-2101

Tim is passionate about developing relationships that build and enhance our community.  He has been with the YMCA for over 20 years and he embodies the human spirit of caring, giving and servant leadership.

Andre Goode

Associate Executive Director

Marin YMCA & Novato YMCA

415-446-2108

Andre has a burning desire to strengthen families and build community.  Andre is excited to join the Marin YMCA and looks forward to empowering our children so that they can live healthy lives and reach their greatest potential.  

Meghan Case

Senior Director of Development & Communications

Marin YMCA & Novato YMCA

415-446-2104

Meghan is a creative thinker with a passion for building strong communities.

Jessie Schiesel

Senior Director of Healthy Living

415-446-2114

Jessie is excited to help people change their lives and lead a healthier lifestyle. She holds a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Physical Therapy and has been with the Y for 5 Years. Jessie leads the Marin & Novato Y wellness team, facilitates 90 Days to Wellness and other member and staff wellness programs.

Suzanne Putman

Membership Director

Marin & Novato Y

415-446-2103

Suzanne is passionate about the work the YMCA is doing to provide the opportunity for children and families to experience the Y through its scholarship programs.

Don Carney

Director of Restorative Youth Services

415-459-9622

Don’s goal is to keep kids in school and out of juvenile justice. He founded Marin County Youth Court, Suspension Alternatives & Alcohol & Drug Safety Skills Training.

Brandon Drake

Youth & Teen Director

415-446-2178

Brandon feels fortunate to work in programs where kids can be themselves and reach their fullest potential. He loves all things Star Wars, sandwiches and rock and roll.

Torrey Kelly

Regional Director of Youth Development

415-446-2148

Torrey is passionate about her role as Director of Youth Development.Torrey loves serving the community she grew up in by providing safe and enriching programs for youth to grow, play, and learn!

Debra Sellers

Associate Director of Wellness Engagement

415-446-2145

Debra has a passion for people and loves putting that to action to increase participation in wellness programs at Marin YMCA.

Megan Turrell

Associate Aquatics Director

415-446-2132

Megan has been around the pool her entire life and is grateful to teach children of all ages that the pool is fun. She has been working at the Y for 4 years and now leads the Aquatics Department.

Board Members 

Avard Walker III

Board Member

Retired

Brian DiSanto

Board Member

EVP Portfolio and Risk Management

Macquarie Airfinance LTD

Cameron Case

Volunteer Committee and Board Emeritus, Chair

Sales

Case & Associates

Carrie Parks

Board Member

Customer Success Manager

Microsoft

Col. Bill Cope

Board Member

Retired

USAF/USACE, Former Novato Mayor

Dr. Jason Lau

Board Member

Executive Director of Business & Program Operations

Sonoma State University

Joel Jutovsky

Board Member

Community Volunteer

Retired

Lewis Jordan

Board Member

Executive Director

Marin County Housing Authority

Mark Dawson

Board Member

Real Estate Broker

Giant Properties, Inc.

Raffi Boloyan

Board Chair

City Planner

City of San Rafael – Community Development Department

Reni Rothschild

Board Member

Community Volunteer

Retired

Richard DeRamon

Board Member

First Federal Savings

Sean Sullivan

Finance Commitee, Chair

Senior Manager, Global Sourcing

Levi Strauss & Co.

Tim Sullivan

Board Member

Retired Educator

Woodford Rowland

Board Member

Attourney