Board & Staff

Volunteer Board of Directors

The entire Board of Directors and individual board members can be contacted easily through Brad Russell, CEO/Executive Director, by calling (541) 772-6295 x121 or by e-mail to brussell@rvymca add “.org” to the end of this email.

Board Officers

Board Members

Randy Mcelmurry, CVO/Board Chair

Anne Leavens, Treasurer

Omar Esqueda, Fundraising Chair

Hugh Anderson, Secretary

Jacob Colmenero

Todd Fryer

Angie Knips

Michelle Kortum

Dylan Moncus

 

Brian Murphy

Harvey Potts

Mike Ragan

Mike Shipley

Mike Villanueva

Randy McElmurry

CVO/Board Chair

Randy Mcelmurry, Our CVO/Board Chair is originally from Roseburg, Oregon and made the Rogue Valley his home in 2010.  He came to the area for job opportunities in health care after getting his Innovation and Leadership undergraduate degree from Southern Oregon University and his master’s degree in Business Administration.  Randy is currently the Manager of Project Services at Asante, a long-time partner of the YMCA.  Randy, his wife Melissa, and his two daughters live in East Medford where they enjoy going to Oregon Ducks football games and golfing together as a family.  Melissa teaches leadership at Hedrick Middle School and enjoys cross stitching in her free time.  Randy has a heart for community, helping Family Solutions, being an umpire for Little League, and coaching football.   He has served on the YMCA Board of Directors since 2019 and was the Treasurer from 2022 to 2023.  A priority for Randy in his service as Board Chair is encouraging the board, staff, partners, donors, members, and the community at large to invest their time, talent, and treasure in the Y’s important mission of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.  Randy states “I grew up at the YMCA so it is my pleasure to lead the Rogue Valley Family YMCA serving 12 towns in Southern Oregon.”

Professional Staff

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Brad Russell

CEO/Executive Director

(541) 772-6295 x121 brussell@rvymca

Brad Russell, Executive Director has been the Rogue Valley Family YMCA Executive Director since July of 2006.  Brad received his Business Administration degree from the University of Maine and his Masters degree in Recreation and Nonprofit Management from Springfield College in Massachusetts.  He began his YMCA career in 1990 as a Program Specialist as the YMCA of Greater Rochester in New York.  He then took his first sabbatical to complete a 3,300 mile cross country bicycle trip from Maine to California.  Brad went on to volunteer for one year teaching conversational English at a YMCA in the country of Taiwan where he met his wife, Stella.  In 1995, Brad became the Program Director at an oceanfront resident camp, YMCA Camp Surf, in San Diego, California.  From 1999 to 2005, he was the Executive Director of the Monterey Peninsula and South County YMCAs in Monterey County, California.  Brad then took his second sabbatical to hike the entire 2,650 Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada.  Brad volunteers for the Nonprofit Association of Oregon and serves on the board of La Clinica Health Centers.  As an avid traveler, he has visited YMCAs in over 35 countries, speaks Mandarin Chinese and a little Spanish.  In his free time, he enjoys sea kayaking and time outdoors with his wife and two dogs.

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Gary "Flame"
Taylor

“Director of Fun”
Associate Executive
Director

(541) 772-6295 x107
gtaylor@rvymca

John
Cerini

Business Operations
Director

(541) 772-6295 x116
jcerini@rvymca

Michele "Flik"
Hunt

Child Care
Director

(541) 772-6295 x108
mhunt@rvymca

Jeni
Beck

Fitness
Director

(541) 772-6295 x104
jbeck@rvymca

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Holly
Hawley

Aquatics
Director

(541) 772-6295 x119
hhawley@rvymca

Vinny "Goob" Beretta

Camp & Sports
Director

(541) 772-6295 x126
vberetta@rvymca

Crystal "Timber"
Ehlig

Youth Development
Director

(541) 772-6295 x105
cehlig@rvymca

Kris
Henning

Facilities
Director

(541) 772-6295 x125
maintenance@rvymca

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Jen
Cook

Membership
Coordinator

(541) 772-6295 x103
membership@rvymca

Michelle
Delepine

Swim Lesson
Supervisor

(541) 772-6295 x119
swimlessons@rvymca

Adam
McMenomy

Health & Wellness
Supervisor

(541) 772-6295 x106
fitness@rvymca

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