People make digital possible

The biggest ideas start as a spark of inspiration in the minds of people. These ideas grow in the conversations between people. And people transform those ideas into helpful products.

Core Team

The Core Team is the engine that moves Open Y forward. This mission-aligned team supports the Open Y platform and community.

Nathan Maehren

Nathan Maehren

Strategy

Craig Paulnock

Craig Paulnock

Product

Amber Richard

Amber Richard

Community

Ben McCoy

Ben McCoy

UX & Creative

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Paige Thell

Product

Sarah Halby

Sarah Halby

Product

Andrii Podanenko

Andrii Podanenko

Technology

Board of Directors

The Board represents a diverse set of perspectives across the Y movement. This group provides navigation for Open Y with insights on strategy, governance and fundraising.

Jim Paro

Jim Paro

Open Y Board Chair

CIO, YMCA of Greater Brandywine

YNAN YMCA Liaison

Sue Glass

Sue Glass

CEO, YMCA of Metro Denver

Mid-Major YMCA Liaison
 

Phillip Jimenez

Phillip Jimenez

CEO, The West Cook YMCA

Small-Mid YMCA Liaison

David Frederick

David Frederick

CMO, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

YMCA Camp Liaison

Paul McEntire

Paul McEntire

COO, YMCA of the USA

YMCA of USA Liaison

Matt Marek

Matt Marek

CEO, Further

Board Member, YMCA of the North

YMCA of the North Liaison

Ambassadors

The collection of highly engaged Ambassadors better the Y community through digital transformation. These volunteers help organize events, share ideas and act as references and resources for those using and considering the Open Y platform.

Alex Schederov

Alex Schedrov

Five Jars

Brent Wilker

Brent Wilker

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David Wells

YMCA of Middle Tennessee

Jennifer Federici

Jennifer Federici

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Jeremy Weedman

Jeremy Weedman

JW Technology & Design

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MaryO Ratcliffe

YMCA of Western North Carolina

Nathan Hippenmeyer

Nathan Hippenmeyer

YMCA of the North

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Sarah Baker

YMCA of South Hampton Roads

Tony Finneman

Tony Finneman

OneEach Technologies

Tech All Stars

The All-Stars possess a wealth of technical expertise within the Drupal and YMCA communities. In the true spirit of open source, these technology leaders share learnings and collaborate on code for the Open Y platform.

Aaron Christian

Aaron Christian

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Anatoliy Polyakov

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Andrey Maximov

Andrey Maximov

Five Jars

Andrii Tiupa

Andrii Tiupa

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Avi Schwab

Y-USA

Bryan Sharpe

Bryan Sharpe

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DIMA DANYLEVSKYI

Dima Danylevskyi

Jet.Dev

Dmitry Drozdik

Dmitry Drozdik

Five Jars

Igor Karpilenko

Igor Karpilenko

Five Jars