Today President & CEO Shelton J. Haynes announced the appointment of Ana Medina as the Director of the Youth Center.
Ms. Medina is no stranger to the Youth Center, most recently serving as Assistant Director for the past two years. She is responsible for the oversight and management of all aspects of the administrative, programmatic, and day-to-day Youth Center program operations. In addition, her role is to convene meetings with staff, parents/guardians, and community stakeholders as needed to assist in program delivery, communicate established policies, and promote a positive environment.
Ms. Medina has over ten years of experience working with youth, teens, and adults in diverse professional settings. Ms. Medina previously served as a Teen Director at the Vanderbilt YMCA, overseeing all branch-based teen and summer camp programming. Under her leadership, she enhanced program quality, achieved superior audit scores, and expanded community partnerships. She also served as a Program Manager for the Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation (SASF) and oversaw seven middle school expansion after-school programs.
She received a Master of Science degree in nonprofit leadership from Fordham University. Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology concerting in counseling from the College of Mount
Congratulations, Ms. Medina. Continue to make the Roosevelt Island community proud!