Evelyn Daskalakis

Senior Executive Director

Urban Services YMCA

Evelyn, LMFT, joined Urban in 2004. She strives to support youth and families by leading Urban’s mental health and family support efforts, as she has for the past nine years.

Suzanne Medina

Associate Executive Director

Urban Services YMCA

Suzanne has been with the Y since 2000. She is dedicated to the success of all youth and families by leading Urban’s youth development and leadership efforts.


Cesnae Crawford

Branch Operations Director

At Urban Services, Cesnae has dedicated more than seven years to helping youth and families thrive. He has lead this effort through his time at both the Family Resource Center and the Truancy Assessment & Resource Center.


Carol Eggers

Philanthropy Director

Carol brings 25 years of arts fundraising experience and 20 years as a Y fitness instructor to leading development efforts at Urban.


Alex Teng

Design & Content Development Director

Alex has come all the way from Boston to join the Y team. A multi-media designer and content producer for the past 17 years, he brings extensive marketing and media production experience to the Y.


Ashley Blum

Administrative Services Director

Ashley is a Midwesterner at heart who fell in love with the sunshine and cultural diversity of the Bay Area.  She is passionate about supporting the people and policies that create vibrant communities.


Phyllis Yamada-Louie

Associate Administrative Director

Phyllis has worked for the YMCA of San Francisco for more than 16 years. She is currently the Associate Administrative Director at Urban Services.


Brandon Wiley

Director, OMI Family Resource Center

Brandon has been working in social services for the last 8 years, he is passionate about bringing services and serving the residents in under served communities. Brandon continues to strive to provide those essential resources that children and families need to succeed.

Damon Whitaker

Director, TARC

Damon has committed over nine years to bringing transformational impact to the community by helping youth and families break limitations in their own lives through educational achievement.


Jennifer Kriebl

National Director, Reach & Rise®

As a longtime social worker, Jennifer believes in giving back to the community.  Be a mentor!  She oversees the Reach & Rise national mentoring program in 38 states.


Jennifer Salerno

Director, Youth Workforce Development

Jennifer is focused on providing transitional age youth with the tools required to obtain and retain sustainable employment.


Maureen Guerrero

Director, Service Connector Program

Maureen has been dedicated to helping people reach their educational & career goals for 11 years. She is passionate about reaching those living in public housing and who are at risk of gang involvement. mguerrero@ymcasf.org

Jane Chandler

Senior Director of Mental Health Services

With ten years of experience working with youth and families, Jane Chandler is recognized for her thoughtful and committed approach to mental health programming.


Cecille Basila

Director of Learning and Community Development

Starting as a trainee through the Sam Mateo Youth Service Bureaus in 2015 and now a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in private practice. In 2019, Cecille became Urban's Director of Learning and Community Development. Her work is to enrich Urban's culture and values. She concurrently continues to provide direct services as a Mental Health Clinician at the YSB in South San Francisco.

Manuel Rodriguez

Director, Community Action Partnerships and Development

Manuel is anti-racist, anti-fascist, and is committed to diversity, belonging, and equity for all.

Patricia Barraza

James Denman Beacon Director

Patricia is from San Francisco and is passionate about guiding young people to thrive in San Francisco and be proud of their culture.

Margaret Hitchcock

Director of Clinical Services, San Mateo Youth Service Bureau

Margaret has worked with youth and families with complex trauma through the majority of her career, working with inpatient and outpatient/community based youth involved with probation and foster care in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.  She believes that anti-racist and anti-oppression work is an essential part of trauma-informed care and believes in the abolition of incarceration as a solution for youth with problematic behaviors.

Betty Canton-Self

Director, Western Addition Family Resource Center

Is an educator working at Urban Services to promote academic success for low income communities. She obtained a Master of Arts in Education and Master of Theological studies in Berkeley and attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government to study leadership for changing world.


Sandy Singh

Director Community Health Ambassador Program

Sandy is passionate about promoting health and wellness in the HOPE SF communities. She brings a decade of programming experience to her role.

Alice Young

Director Potrero Hill Family Resource Center

Alice is passionate about creating equitable access for all communities in San Francisco. She focuses on advocating and listening to the communities that she works in.

Board Members 

Dr. Tara Collins, MD

Community Action Board Member

Jacob Dumez

Community Action Board Member

Representing San Francisco City Treasurer

Armando Mirando

Community Action Board Member

Representing San Francisco's Office of the Public Defender

Vanessa Pena-Hallinan

Community Action Board Member

Brett Rasso

Community Action Board Member


Bill Worthington

Community Action Board Member

Retired Real Estate

Jaime Coleman

Philanthropy Board Member

Linkedin Head of Non-Profit Relationship Management

Matt Litovitz

Philanthropy Board Member

Investment Associate Colchis Capital

Rob Lynch

Philanthropy Board Member

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer - Dome Construction

Emily Schubert

Philanthropy Board Member

Senior Director - Digital Marketing, LinkedIn

Brianne Shally

Philanthropy Board Member

Head of Product Marketing at Nextdoor

Luke Sikora

Philanthropy Board Member

Wealth Equity - Vulcan Capital

Quincy Yu


CEO + Founder The Clean+Green Company