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Kings Bay Y

Staff

Leonard Petlakh

Executive Director

(718) 648-7703

Leonard Petlakh has served as the Executive Director of the Kings Bay Y since December 2006. The Y also has branches in Windsor Terrace, North Williamsburg and Clinton Hill under…

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Daniel Zeltser

Chief Operating Officer

Daniel Zeltser joined the Kings Bay Y as a volunteer over 12 years ago and rose within the agency to his current role as Associate Executive Director. He has led…

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Andrew Brodsky

Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Brodsky, Chief Financial Officer of Kings Bay Y/JCC Brooklyn, has held several key Controller/Financial management positions within private and non-for-profit entities during his 20+ year career. Most of his…

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Jason Vasquez
Jason Vasquez

Jason Vasquez

Chief Program Officer

Jason Vasquez joined the Kings Bay Y as Senior Director of Programs in October of 2019.  His most recent appointment to Chief Program Officer in August of 2020 holds Jason…

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Eugene Prokhin

Director of Aquatics

Marina Rojavski

Director of Family and Social Services

Susan Kaminsky

Early Childhood

Oxana Petrov

Educational Director

Christine Belykh

Director of Youth Programs

Patrik Tepman

Teen Program Coordinator – Israeli Shliach

Kaitlyn McCord

Special Needs Coordinator

Isabel Braun

Israel Fellow

Lucy Kassel

Marketing Coordinator

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Samantha Kalwa

DYCD Coordinator

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Alexandra Narinskiy

Youth Program Coordinator

Accounting Team

Faina Fishman

Accountant

Faina Fishman became an Accountant with us in 2021. We are fortunate to add her to our team after her six years with the Jewish Federation of North America. Faina…

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Paula Batist

Accounting Associate

Paula Batist has been with us since 2013. She started her Kings Bay Y career with our administrative team but has branched her talents to our accounting team as an…

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Milla Vance

Accounting Associate

Milla Vance joined our team in 2021 as an Accounting Associate. She always appreciates a good spreadsheet. When she is not super busy ensuring we are getting paid on time,…

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Afterschool Team:

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Marcella Marcelin

After School Academy Site Supervisor

Marcella Marcelin started working with us in the Summer of 2021. She was a lead counselor for camp, and she enjoyed our team so much that she continued with us…

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Pura Stridiron

Annex Site Director

Pura Stridiron has been with us since 2005. She has grown from being a UPK assistant teacher to our  Annex Site Director. Pura is very dedicated to the families and…

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Danayka Johnson

Assistant Annex Site and SONYC Supervisor

Danayka Johnson is our Assistant Annex Site and SONYC Supervisor at our Avenue W After School Academy. She handles supplies for all projects and activities and supports her team. She…

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Administrative Team:

Raquel Ostrovsky

Administrative Supervisor

As our Administrative Supervisor, Raquel Ostrovsky handles the daily operations of the main office, customer inquiries, and addressing members’ concerns. Raquel has been keeping the office running smoothly with her…

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Diana Sokolova

Customer Experience Center Representative

Diana Sokolova is an experienced Customer Experience Center Representative who handles customer inquiries, coordinating building scheduling/events, and maintaining solid relationships with clients and other organizations. Diana strives for organization and…

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Jessica Ward

Customer Experience Center Representative

Jessica Ward is one of our Customer Experience Center representatives. She has been handling customer inquiries, processes memberships, and main office interactions since 2019. She currently attends Stony Brook University…

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Aneysa Calero

Customer Experience Center Representative

Aneysa Calero has been one of our Customer Service Representatives since 2021! She handles our social media postings, maintains customer inquiries and main office interactions with our members. She currently…

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Vicktoria Kubicka

Customer Service Experience Representative

Vicktoria has been part of our camp team since 2021! She handles the day-to-day main office tasks and one of her many talents is having an eye for putting together…

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Daniella Franceschi

Daniella joined the team as a Customer Experience Center Representative in 2022. She aids in administrative tasks around the office and handles inquiries in regard to our Summer Camp programs.…

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Allison Randazzo

Customer Experience Center Representative

Allison Randazzo joined our team in 2022 as a Customer Experience Center Representative who handles customer inquiries and helps with administrative tasks in regard to our summer camp programs. Allison…

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Katrina Gonzalez

Administrative Assistant for our Program Manager

Katrina Gonzalez is our Administrative Assistant for our Program Manager. She joined our organization in 2020 starting as a summer camp head counselor and has since grown to assist with…

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Kirmina Khalil

HR Administrative Aide

Kirmina Khalil, one of our newest HR Administrative Aides, assists in summer camp staff recruitment and onboarding of our new camp team. Kirmina has joined the organization at the start…

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Victoria Grant

Human Resources Administrative Aide

Victoria Grant is a Human Resources Administrative Aide and assists with daily office clerical and logistical needs, along with collecting and managing data pertaining to seasonal staff and summer camp…

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Preschool Team:

Oxana Petrova

Director of the Early Childhood Program

Oxana Petrova has been with us since 2017 and is the Director of the Early Childhood Program. She brings more than 15 years of expertise in early childhood and special…

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Donna Gatto

Preschool Teacher

Donna Gatto has been a Kings Bay Y preschool teacher since 2003. She loves being challenged daily and strives to make each year an amazing experience for the children and…

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Rimma Rozenberg

Associate Pre-K Teacher

Rimma Rozenberg was born in Kiev, Ukraine. She graduated from Kiev State Teachers College with a Bachelor’s in Art and Music and has worked as a Music and an Early…

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Emily Dulka

Pre-K Teacher

Emily Dulka grew up in Brooklyn and attended P.S. 52 in Sheepshead Bay. Her family moved to Long Island while she was in high school, but she couldn’t stay away…

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Jasmenda Delaney

Teaching Assistant

Jasmenda Delaney has worked with us as a substitute teacher and teaching assistant since 2020. Jasmenda has her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Borough of Manhattan Community College…

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Shari Eisenstadt

Assistant Teacher

Shari Eisenstadt has been an assistant teacher with our Preschool since 1999. She considers our community center to be her second home since was a member of our teen group…

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Kathy Marley

Preschool Teacher

Kathy Marley has been with our preschool program since 1989. She continues learning from her colleagues, students, and families every day as a preschool teacher. Kathy has taught many of…

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