Meet the Board

Community leaders partnering in service

Volunteers play a crucial role in making magic happen here at the Harold Mezile North Community YMCA Youth & Teen Enrichment Center. Our volunteer-based Community Board brings together diverse talents from numerous industries across the Twin Cities.

Learn a little more below about each member’s motivations for investing his/her time and talents.

Desmond Nation


“Growing up I had role models that gave their time to me. I want to be able to give back to the children in the community and have a tangible impact, especially in a neighborhood where economic disparities are evident.”

Ebonee Davis

General Mills

“I believe the investment we put into our youth is crucial to the success of our societal future and I want to be on the frontlines helping to shape a better tomorrow.”

Joshua Smith, Board Development Chair

OptumHealth, a UnitedHealth Group company

“As a former resident of North Minneapolis, I’m eager to serve an organization focused on providing this community’s youth with enriching activities in a stable and caring environment.”

Eric Black


“This organization’s drive to offer programming within a location dedicated to serving and advancing the youth of North Minneapolis inspires me.”

Monée Williams, Program Support Chair


“I want to take an active part in making a difference for the community.”

Will Stensrud

Morgan Stanley

“As a resident of North Minneapolis, I want to provide community youth with opportunities and motivation to achieve great things.”


Keith Horton

Elmer Enterprises, LLC

“I am motivated by the opportunity to provide positive influences and experiences for youth.”

Isreal Moses IV

MFAM Capital & Consulting, LLC

“I am inspired by the opportunity to serve the youth here on the north side of Minneapolis.”

Amanda Furth, Community Relations Chair

Osterbauer Law Firm

“I live a few blocks from the branch and want to see the neighborhood kids have a better future.”

Zach Neumann

Northeast Bank

“I am inspired to serve this one-of-a-kind organization that is devoted to helping youth and teaching them life skills.”

Eric Alexander, Board Chair

General Mills

“I want to share my skills and experiences to help improve the lives of youth by providing strategic and hands-on support.”


Jennifer Olstad

Keller Williams Classic Realty NW

“It’s important to me to give back to the community that has given so much to me. I have seen the impact that positive role models and organizations can have on young people. I want to do my part to help our youth move forward in a positive direction.”


Aline Quenum

Khary Campbell
General Mills

Peggy Baird
Wells Fargo SVP

Peter Lee
General Mills

Vivian Enck
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi

Christopher Webley, Jr.

Victor Patterson
Home Depot

Trinette Potts
Coldwell Banker