2016-2017 Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the elected group that governs California YMCA Youth & Government. It is made up of individuals who are responsible for the planning and policy decisions of the organization. In addition, they ensure the fiscal health and participate in the financial development of our programs. They also monitor, inform, and support the activities of every program that the California YMCA Youth & Government offers.

Brian Saenger
Board Chair
The Ratkovich Company

Brian Birkett
Governance Chair


Ariana Trujillo
69th Youth Governor
Youth Board Member

Debbie Gabelich
California YMCA Youth & Government

Lindsey Angelats
Los Angeles County of Health Services

Cathy Barankin
CA State Alliance of YMCAs

Tim Crawford
Keenan & Associates

Alan Hostrup
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles

Allan Paine
Tech-Life, Inc.

Sandy Ryan
Houlihan Lokey

Taylor Scott
Sorrento Wealth Management

Kim Tucker
Impact Foundry

Sean Walsh
Board Member

Samantha Donaghey
Youth Board Member

Nate Rowe
Youth Board Member





Alex Mircheff
Internal Affairs Chair
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Dustin Buss
External Affairs Chair
HsuBu Consulting Group

Waheed Baqai
Baptist Medical Center-Jacksonville

Michelle Benham
Capistrano Unified School District

Fran Gallati
YMCA of the Central Bay Area

Alex Mircheff
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Aaron Rios
Walmart Stores, Inc.

Cathy Saliba
Fund Development Organization Development

Ronnie Stone
South East Ventura YMCA

Alfredo Velasco
Long Beach YMCA

Randall Winston
California Strategic Growth Council

Acacia Gabriel
Youth Board Member

Victoria Vera
Youth Board Member



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(916) 287-9622

1792 Tribute Road, Suite 480
Sacramento CA 95815 (map)

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