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

Brent PentenburgCEO
Trisha TousantChief Operations Officer
Alan TsaoChief Financial Officer
Michelle GorhamChief Advancement Officer
Audrey KunertVice President of HR & Leadership Development
Michelle PolivkaVice President of Marketing & Communications
James BrooksSenior Dir. of Human Resources, Equity, & Incl
Jan TullockSenior Controller
Emmet DingleAccountant
Melissa BurnsExecutive Director, Northeast Family YMCA
Jaron BertelsenExecutive Dir., SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA
Angelyn GrableExecutive Director, Puri Family YMCA
Sarah RenickerExecutive Director, Children's Learning Center
Rachel LathamExecutive Director, Camp Winnebago
Brian WatkinsSenior Director, Property
Jenny RogelSenior Director, Membership
Gina KarvelisSenior Director, Healthy Living
Jamie LowerySenior Director, Aquatics
Becca HombSenior Program Director, YMCA Kids' Time
Gary SchwerinCoordinator of Spiritual Development
Kayla SchefferExecutive Assistant to the CEO & Board Liaison