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ABOUT US

The YMCA of Orange is the hub of community, fostering genuine connections and belonging. At the Y you are family. Our safe spaces empower every individual. Through diverse, high-quality programs, we enrich lives. With over 150 years of serving communities through health & wellness, child and youth development, swimming, sports, family programs, events and more, we are well-equipped and passionate about ensuring each person has the opportunity to find a community, make genuine connections, and thrive.

Our purpose is to strengthen communities through programs committed to youth development, healthy living,  and social responsibility throughout Orange County, East San Gabriel Valley, Pomona Valley, and Riverside County. With five Health & Wellness Centers, three program centers, 100+ Before & Afterschool Program locations, special needs programs, and numerous community resources, the Y connects people to their potential, purpose, and each other. Donations, grants, and legacy gifts ensure Y programs are open to all regardless of an individual’s or family’s financial circumstances. One hundred percent of donations support our financial assistance program or subsidized Y programs for those most in need.

We are committed to offering…

A place that welcomes all. Our programs are open to everyone. No matter what someone’s circumstances, background, age, race, economic status, income, etc. is, they are welcome to access and benefit from our programs.

A place to be healthy and make meaningful connections. Our fitness facilities provide equipment and classes for all fitness levels and abilities. They provide a place to build and foster friendships, reclaim healthy habits, overcome challenges, set new goals, and be the best version of themselves.

A positive place for kids. As parents and caregivers work to balance life and family many need a place for their child to be when not in school. A place where they know their child can learn, grow, play, and thrive all while being cared for in a safe environment. Our before & after school care program welcomes children ages K – 8th grade. Every child participates in curriculum-based learning, STEM projects, and activities. Our resident camps bring children of all backgrounds together for a week of exploration and adventure. Our Inclusion and New Horizons programs recognize the need for some to receive specialized services, care, and experiences.

At the YMCA of Orange County, we will continue to do our part to help build a better future for our children and our community.

Our Mission

The YMCA of Orange County puts Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Our Vision

To improve lives and strengthen character by fostering youth and family development, healthy living and social responsibility driven by passionate staff and volunteers.

Our Values

Caring
Honesty
Respect
Responsibility

JEFF McBRIDE
Chief Executive Officer

DOLORES DALY
Chief Operations Officer

CHRISTINE SALAS
Chief Administration Officer

AMELYA D’ALBA
Executive Director
Mission Viejo Family YMCA

Jordan Garcia 
Executive Director
Fullerton Family YMCA

Carol Kolarov
Executive Director
Laguna Niguel Family YMCA

KENDRA CRUSCO
Executive Director
Newport-Mesa Family YMCA

KAYCEE MARTIN
Director of Operations
Child & Youth Development

DORAIN CASSELL
Director of Operations
Child & Youth Development

ANNA ROMITI
Vice President
Advancement, Marketing & Communications

MATT LANGLEY
Controller

BRIAN CONSTABLE
VP, Head of
Enterprise Banking
adelfi

ROSANNA COVEYOU
Past Board Chair

Chief Financial Officer
Laguna Cove, Inc.

GREG CUSTER
Exec. Vice President, Manager
Orange County Administration
Whittier Trust Company

DOLORES DALY
Asst. Secretary
Chief Operations Officer
YMCA of Orange County

RYAN FESSLER
Treasurer 

Chief Financial Officer
Volcom

MATT GERLACH
Healthcare Executive
and Business Advisor

MICHAEL HAHN
Sr. VP, Relationship Manager
Farmers & Merchants Bank

MINH HOANG
Director of Finance Operations
Real Estate Investment

DAVID LAMB
Vice Chair

Partner
The Stratham Group

JEFF McBRIDE
President

President & CEO
YMCA of Orange County

JULIETTE MEUNIER
2nd Vice Chair

Partner, Human Capital
Ernst & Young

JESS MEYERS
Director, Financial Management Services
Lyndon Group

SEAN PEASLEY
Board Chair

Principal, Security Services
Deloitte & Touche LLP

JOHN ROCHFORD
Secretary

Chairman & CEO
Snyder Langston

DON SAULIC
Partner
Private Wealth Management
The Bahnsen Group

JAY SCOTT
Chief Human Resources Officer
Anaheim Ducks/HS Ventures/Honda Center

TONY SPRIGGS
Real Estate Investor/Developer