Our Team

At the Montecito Family YMCA, you’ll discover a gathering place where families bond and stay connected, youth and teens build character values and leadership skills, seniors find companionship and improve their health, and adults find community, well-being, and support. For many, the Y is like a second home.

✉ Michael Yamasaki
Executive Director
☏ (805) 969-3288 ext 1205


Mike Yamasaki has been a staff member at the Y since 2010 when he was hired as the Associate Executive Director of the Montecito Family YMCA. He was honored as the Director of the year for the Channel Islands YMCA in 2012 and was appointed Executive Director in April 2014.  Mike has worked diligently to develop an organizational plan, directed at moving the branch forward in program and membership areas, as well as, staff development.  Before joining the Y, Mike had extensive experience coaching and impacting the lives of hundreds of local youth and has a wealth of experience managing athletics clubs. He previously served as Vice President and General Manager of a local health & wellness franchise.


Montecito Family YMCA Board of Managers

Dan O’Keefe - Board Chair
Susan Basler
Mike Denver
Rob Adams
George Armstrong
Gabriella Garcia
Andy Grant
Anthony Hernandez
Martin Mielko
Marta Quintero
Mike Shimada
Bharat Singh
Lora Taylor
Tim Werner