Madison Staff

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club is comprised of an array of youth development professionals who are committed to the mission of saving and enhancing the lives of New York City youth.  Between our main administrative office and our four Clubhouses and three school sites, Madison’s dedicated team includes more than 180 members.

Executive Team

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Tim McChristian, Executive Director

Tim McChristian has served as Madison’s Executive Director since 2017. Prior to joining the Madison family, Mr. McChristian served as the Executive Director of the African Leadership Foundation in the United States, which supports the African Leadership Academy based in Johannesburg, South Africa. His primary responsibilities included fundraising, execution of graduate support programming, and organizational leadership. Tim became involved with the African Leadership Academy while living and working in South Africa with IBM.

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Steven A. Melton, Chief Operating Officer

Steven A. Melton has spent his entire professional career ensuring that children from urban communities have a safe and enriching environment within which they can learn and grow. Starting off as a part-time group leader at the Columbus Clubhouse in 1973, Steve has since served many roles at Madison Square Boys & Girls Club. He joined the executive leadership team over 20 years ago and oversaw Madison's expansion into Brooklyn and Queens, orchestrating successful mergers with the Navy Yard and Flatbush Boys Clubs and the opening of the Carey Gardens and Far Rockaway Clubhouses. Steve is a graduate of Queens College and holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Baruch College. He also received a certificate in not-for-profit management from Columbia University.


Salina Muellich, Chief Advancement Officer

Ms. Muellich joined Madison Square Boys & Girls Club in 2004, bringing with her a litany of accomplishments in the field of sustainability, financial support and foundation relations. She is responsible for strategic counsel for the organization and direct oversight of all resource development functions to ensure long-range sustainability and fiscal stability. Prior to joining Madison’s team, Ms. Muellich held numerous positions in the Development Office at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Ms. Muellich received her bachelor’s degree from University of Texas at Austin and holds a Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia Business School.

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Jeffrey Dold, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Dold joined Madison Square Boys & Girls Club as CFO in 2014. At Madison, he assumes a strategic role in the overall fiscal management of the organization and is responsible for all finance and accounting related activities including budget management, financial reporting, forecasting, and investment oversight, as well as information technology for the organization. He is a Certified Public Accountant with over 18 years in the not‐for‐profit sector. He began his career working at a CPA Firm that specialized in non‐profit organizations. After working four years in public accounting, Jeffrey took a leadership position as Controller at Block Institute, an organization that serves individuals with special needs. He was later promoted to Director of Finance and assumed additional responsibilities, including facilities management and organization‐wide purchasing. He received his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Accounting from St. John's University and holds a Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia Business School.

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Kendra Wilson, Director, HR Business Partner

Ms. Wilson joined the Madison Team in November 2016, and has nearly 15 years of experience in Human Resources. She is responsible for human resources strategies such as, talent acquisition, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations, and AA/EEO compliance. Kendra received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations and minor in Journalism from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and her Master of Science degree in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University.

Joseph Patuleia
Executive Director Emeritus


Jackie Garcia
Director, Development & Communications

Nora Scott
Director of Individual Giving

Lauren Downing
Director of Special Events

Administrative Office Careers | Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Jenny Thompson
Director of Campaign and Major Gifts

Gabby Schiraldi
Marketing & Communications Manager

Marcy Guttman
Foundation Relations Manager

Nora Hudec
Individual Giving and Database Associate

Liz Berger
Special Events Coordinator

Jennifer Bakry
Assistant to the Executive Director


Liliya Shapiro
Senior Accountant

Chandra Mahabir

Dwayne Thomas
Grants Analyst


Antonio Fort, Jr.
Director of Clubhouse Operations

Marjorie Desir
Director of Program Services

Lois Boston-Mickey
Exec. Assistant to Chief Operating Officer


Esther Kennerly
Payroll Specialist and Benefits Assistant

Kifara Smith
HR Assistant


Navy Yard Clubhouse

Aarian Punter
Clubhouse Director

Assistant Clubhouse Director

Thomas S. Murphy Clubhouse

Stanley King
Clubhouse Director

Alicia Frank
Assistant Clubhouse Director

Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse

Linda Sargeant
Clubhouse Director

Anthony Lopez
Assistant Clubhouse Director

Columbus Clubhouse

Yolanda Roberson
Clubhouse Director

Fred Lopez
Assistant Clubhouse Director