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

Cherie St. Jean - Board Chair
Jeff Hata - Past Board Chair
Peter Berson
Joe Bova
Pattie Braga
Danielle Brinkman
Rich Favor
Randy George
Mike Herrera
Briana Kallas
Dan Lyon
Neal Lassila - Chair Elect
Doug Moe
Tom Nevins

Dr. Kala Parker
Oscar Rivera
Dr. Joshua Rosenberg
Ric Ruffinelli
Cari Shore
Ricardo Torres

Kay Woodburn