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.

Central Office

Brent PentenburgCEO
Trisha TousantChief Operations Officer
Michelle GorhamChief Advancement Officer
Jan TullockInterim Chief Financial Officer
Michelle PolivkaVice President of Marketing & Communications
Audrey KunertVice President of HR & Leadership Development
Emmet DingleAssociate Director of Human Resources
James BrooksHR Specialist
Brett WilliamsDirector of Development
Helen DeMuthBrand Manager
Ben PritchardGraphic Designer
Julie PhelpsPayroll
Tara VeraAccounts Receivable Coordinator
Brenda RinehartChild Care Assistance Program Director
Gary SchwerinCoordinator of Spiritual Development
Kayla SchefferOperations Associate
Laura ZapataAdministrative Assistant
Sharon MattisAdministrative Assistant

SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA

Jaron BertelsenExecutive Director
Jenny RogelSenior Program Director of Membership/Aquatics
Brian WatkinsAssociation Property Director
Mark BegeotAssociate Property Director
Jamie LoweryAssociation Aquatics Director
Erika HillaboltSenior Head Swim Coach
Gina KarvelisHealthy Living Director
Jane JohnsonGroup Exercise Coordinator
Jenny KleinYouth and Family Director
Dee EdgertonTeen Director
Tonya Lewers21st Century Coordinator
Porsha SainCommunity Outreach Kids Place Site Coordinator
Linette RojasHealthy Living Program Specialist
Charles GrayMembership Coordinator
Kim LapeBranch Administrator
Tamica FricksBuilding Relations Manager

Northeast Family YMCA

Melissa BurnsExecutive Director
Nick MaierDirector of Membership and Community Engagement
Margie HennigBranch Administrator
Kumari HarrisYouth and Family Director
Holli TankHealthy Living Director
Becca HombKids’ Time Regional Director
Max RosenowKids’ Time Regional and Inclusion Director
Kristina HitzkeAssociate Aquatics Director
Kathleen HedrickLIVESTRONG Program Coordinator
Darcy HouserActive Older Adult Coordinator

Puri Family YMCA

Angelyn GrableExecutive Director
Jaime FaganYouth and Family Coordinator
Jenn StudtYouth & Family Program Director
Krystal ShugaMembership Coordinator
Mark VicencioProperties Director

Camp Winnebago

Rachel LathamSr. Program Director
Hannah LongProgram Director
Josefina BryantAdministrative Coordinator

YMCA Children's Learning Center

Sarah RenickerExecutive Director
Laquesia BryantInfant Teacher
Kaela WolfeInfant Teacher
Timika GeorgeInfant Teacher
Kari TankerInfant Teacher
Isabel CorriganToddler Teacher
Kailee ThurstonToddler Teacher
Katie SaegerToddler Teacher
Destiny ScottTwos Teacher
Kristin CircelliFours Teacher
Brian McDonaldPreschool Teacher
Julie RussellPreschool Teacher