2021-2022 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, Past Chair 
Children's Hospital of Orange County

Waheed Baqai
WISE Healthcare

Brian Birkett

Pete Casillas
American City Business Journals

Shelby Coleman 
Youth Board Member

Kara Davison

Ava Dunville
Youth Board Member

Brandon Fischer

Nils-Henrik Fuertes
74th Youth Governor  

Jesse Gabriel
Assemblymember,45th Assembly District








Sammantha Gammell
Capital Group

David Kim
74th Youth Chief Justice

Trevor Michels
AmTrust Financial Services

Alex Mircheff  
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Jennifer Novak
Law Office of Jennifer F. Novak

Sandy Ryan   
Houlihan Lokey

Kyun Saiidnia
Waymo, LLCt

Cathy Saliba
Fund Development Consultant

Kyle Smith
Bay Area Bicycle Law

Tara Syed, Board Chair   





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Sacramento CA 95815 (map)

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