Leadership & Staff

Talented. Passionate. Creative. Committed. YDO seeks out incredible individuals and empowers them to enrich our community and advance our mission.

Alethea Raybeck

Director of Postsecondary Pathways

Angela Bautista

Director of Transportation

Barrie Tysko

Director of Development

Chasity Foreshaw

Co-Director of YDO Summer

Chrystal Pennisi

Director of Creative Arts

Coral Sabino

Associate Director of Postsecondary Pathways

Don Rhine

Director of STEM Programs

Genithia Hogges

Choir Director

Jasmine De La Cruz

Associate Director of Operations

Joshua Jacobo


Lynne Wilby

Piano Instructor

Mark Kampert

Executive Director

Melquis Webb


Milly Joseph

Ceramics Instructor

Mya Garcia

Director of Summer Mentoring

Myah Salazar

Co-Director of YDO Summer

Nancy Lee

Volunteer Scientist

Nelly Alba

Director of Recruiting & Persistence

Nurilys Cintron

Associate Director of Storytelling

Ramon Tejada

Director of Upper School Transitions

Y-Binh Nguyen

Ceramics Instructor

Howard Stickler Photo

Howard Sticklor

Our Founder, a self-described guerrilla educator, built the foundation for transformative learning that is now YDO.