Meet The Staff

Passionate. Dedicated. Nurturing. Genuine. The Leadership Team at the Y works day in and day out to deliver and grow quality programs and services in our community. Spanning all ages, backgrounds and life experiences, the team is devoted to developing the potential of youth, improving the community’s health and well-being, and providing support to our neighbors.

YMCA Leadership Team

Jaron BertelsenExecutive Dir., Property Development
Melissa BurnsExecutive Director, Northeast Family YMCA
Emmet DingleExecutive Director IT and Accounting
Tamica FricksTeen Director
Mykel GoodloeSenior Director, College and Career Readiness
Brandon GordonSenior Program Director, Good Shepherd
Michelle GorhamChief Advancement Officer
Angelyn GrableExecutive Director, Puri Family YMCA
Becca HombExecutive Director, Marketing
Gina KarvelisSenior Director, Healthy Living
Audrey KunertChief People and Culture Officer
Rachel LathamExecutive Director, Camp Winnebago
Jamie LowerySenior Director, Aquatics
Kamrin MuhammadExecutive Dir. of College & Career Readiness
Brent PentenburgCEO
Michelle PolivkaChief Marketing Officer
Bobby ReitschExecutive Director of Development
Sarah RenickerExecutive Director, Children's Learning Center
Rachel RobinsonExecutive Dir., SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA
Jenny RogelSenior Director, Membership
Kayla SchefferExecutive Assistant to the CEO & Board Liaison
Gary SchwerinCoordinator of Spiritual Development
Trisha TousantChief Operations Officer
Alan TsaoChief Financial Officer
Jan TullockSenior Controller
Brian WatkinsSenior Director, Property
Sarah WhiteDirector of Inclusion