Board Members

Young men learn to give respect as the way to get respect

Bill Dameron past YMUW Board President

Bill Dameron – Past YMUW Board President

The board members meet regularly to oversee the quality control of our programs and make policies regarding fundraising efforts, volunteer recruitment, legal issues, and strategic planning.

Women and men of all racial, ethnic and social classes are welcome to serve on our Board of Directors. We ask that all prospective Board members be willing to make a commitment to provide leadership within our committees and contribute to an environment of mutual trust and respect to achieve our Mission.

BohegianDave Bohegian – President

Co-owner and founder of Martorana Bohegian & Company, a commercial real estate consulting firm. Extensive involvement in Marin youth sports including coaching Girls Soccer, Boys Soccer, Little League Baseball, and assistant coach for Tamalpais High School Tennis (Girls and Boys). Past member, San Rafael School District Facilities Advisory Committee.



Dr. Mark Schillinger DC – YMUW Co-Founder

A leader in personal growth and family dynamics. Mark is an advocate and mentor for young men and a parent coach, teaching parents how to best use their values to optimize their authority and influence. He’s the creator of, an informational website that teaches parents how to restore caring and cooperative relationships with their sons.

SmulewitzSteven Smulewitz, YMUW Co-Founder

Owner of Budget Keepers, an accounting, payroll and tax preparation firm. Since 1999, Steven has been involved in fraternal organizations as well as adult and youth initiation and mentoring programs. He’s a leader of community service projects. Steven is also a busy parent — he has a nine year old daughter and six year old twin sons.  

 the Boy Scouts of America.

Brian Hunter,

Volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Santa Clara County Juvenile Probation Restorative Justice Program, Parental/Teen Stress Hotline and City of Palo Alto – Family Resources – Mental Health Counseling. Brian is married with two stepchildren. Brian has 2 degrees: BA in Industrial Organizational Psychology and a MA in Marriage and Family Counseling.



Michael Putnam

Has worked with many local nonprofit organizations including Habitat for Humanity, The Role Model Program, City Team Ministries and United Way. Owner of a promotional marketing and printing company in the Bay Area, Michael has worked extensively with youth camps through CCUSA both in Australia and the US and has been a volunteer with the YMUW since 2005.