2020-2021 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.

Lindsey Angelats, Board Chair 
Children's Hospital of Orange County

Waheed Baqai
WISE Healthcare

Emma Barrosa
Youth Board Member

Brian Birkett
Lean Data

Pete Casillas 
American City Business Journals

Kara Davison

Brandon Fischer

Henry Fix
73rd Youth Chief Justice   

Jesse Gabriel
Assemblymember Representing the 45th  
California Assembly District

Sammantha Gammell
Capital Group

Trevor Michels
AmTrust Financial Services

Alex Mircheff
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Pooja Mittal 





Andre Mirzayan
73rd Youth Governor 

Jennifer Novak   
Law Office of Jennifer F. Novak

Sarah Ricci
Youth Board Member 

Aaron Rios  
Walmart Stores, Inc.

Sandy Ryan
Houlihan Lokey

Kyun Saiidnia   
Waymo, LLC

Cathy Saliba
Fund Development Consultant

Gabriel Sanchez
First 5 LA

Kyle Smith
Bay Area Bicycle Law

Tara Syed    

Sean Walsh   
Wilson Walsh George Ross Consulting LLC




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