Leadership 

Grace J. Ihn

Executive Director

Richmond District YMCA

(415) 666-9604

Grace is passionate about Youth Development and building a strong community. In her free time, she enjoys going to the theatre, museum and cooking.

Crissie Ponciano

Senior Director of Engagement

(415) 666-9607

Crissie aims to create opportunities for people of all ages to feel connected and find opportunities to give back to their community.

Cecilia Ching

District Administrative Services Director

(415) 666-9615

Cecilia does everything to equip our teams with the tools they need to make an impact on our communities.

Jazzy Mendoza

Director of Youth Development - Jefferson Elementary, Lafayette Elementary, & Camp Programming

(415) 666-9612

Jazzy is driven to connect missing links between families, schools, and the YMCA to better serve our youth.

Tony Ortiz

Active Adult Engagement Coordinator

(415) 666-9614

Tony strives to see the city of San Francisco become a better place where all are welcome.

Anna Ngo

Membership & Wellness Coordinator

(415) 666-9622

Anna has the drive to help everyone reach the best version of themselves by guiding them to a healthier lifestyle through wellness orientations. She encourages members to best utilize all the programs that come with their membership.

Stephen Snyder

Membership Coordinator

(415) 666-9622

Steve strives to bring about gender equality by interaction with people as individuals and not being biased by their gender or socioeconomic level. He is an avid distance runner and trains multi-day trek style.

Abdul Monim

Site Coordinator

Argonne Elementary

(415) 635-5499

Abdul is passionate about creating a healthy, safe environment for students to explore their variety of skills, passions, and learning styles.

Howard Bradford

Site Coordinator - Claire Lilienthal – Scott Campus

(415) 408-1193

 

Howard is passionate about teaching, mentoring and developing our future leaders. On his free time Howard enjoys cycling and cooking.

Alicia Brennan

Site Coordinator - Lafayette Elementary

(415) 317-4882

Alicia is excited for another year at Lafayette! She is looking forward to building the relationship between the YMCA and Lafayette community. Alicia hopes to create a safe, encouraging and challenging space for all youth to develop and foster new and existing skills!

Grace Toyomura

Senior Director of Out of School Time

415-666-9609

Grace is dedicated to creating spaces where people can be their true and authentic selves. She fosters this through her passions for youth development and social justice. 

Jackson Livingston

Youth & Teen Director

Jackson has worked in Youth Development with YSF since 2016. He is very excited to create new, engaging experiences for the youth in our area and very passionate about providing all communities with all types of STEAM learning opportunities. He also enjoys riding his e-bicycle around SF and cheering for historically bad sports teams. Working for the YMCA of SF is one of the most rewarding experiences of his life.  

Andrew Fry

Site Coordinator - Sutro Elementary School

Andrew was born and raised in San Francisco and loves working with children as much as he loves his city!  He is passionate about helping the children become the best versions of themselves. In his free time he loves to cook, watch movies, and sports.

Board Members 

Janet Lee

Board Chair

Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

Ron Yen

Board Member

Build Group

Geoffrey Gordon-Creed

Board Member

Gordon-Creed, Kelley, Holl & Sugerman

Emily Fan

Board Member

Madison Reed

Linnea Hur

Board Member

The Permanente Medical Group

Jean Michel Elizondo

Board Member

Cain Brothers & Company, LLC

Natalie Kirkland

Board Member

SAP