Our Team

At the Ventura 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.


✉ Amy Bailey Jurewicz
Executive Director
☏ (805) 642-2131 ext 2124


Born and raised in Maryland, Amy Bailey Jurewicz moved to Ventura, California in 2001.  A graduate of California State University Northridge, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Marketing, she began her career at the Ventura Family YMCA in 2005.

Over her 18 year career at the Y Amy has served in a variety of leadership capacities and in 2007 was awarded the Channel Island’s Association Director of the Year Award.

Today, Amy serves as Executive Director overseeing a 3.8 million dollar budget, 110 front line staff, 7 full time directors and 5 coordinators.  Amy’s primary focus continues to be creating impactful partnerships with other local nonprofits to ensure that the Y is serving the communities most in need populations and ensuring that no one is turned away due to an inability to pay.


Ventura Family YMCA Board of Managers

Neal Lassila - Board Chair
Jeff Hata 
Peter Berson
Joe Bova
Rich Favor
Randy George
Christopher Hein
Mike Herrera
Briana Kallas
Dan Lyon
Doug Moe
Tom Nevins
Dr. Kala Parker
Oscar Rivera
Dr. Joshua Rosenberg
Ric Ruffinelli
Cari Shore
Ronald Smiley
Cherie St. Jean- Past Board Chair 
Ricardo Torres
Kay Woodburn