Kelly Sturgis, Executive Director
email, (518) 486-8556
As Executive Director, Kelly oversees the daily operations of the Network for Youth Success. Prior to joining the Network for Youth Success, Kelly was employed by the Capital District YMCA for over ten years, and most recently as the Operations Director for the Albany Branch. Prior to her role in Albany, Kelly was the Associate Executive Director for the Schenectady Branch.
Kelly began her career at the YMCA as an afterschool site director then quickly rose to Childcare Director, and was then promoted to District Childcare Director overseeing school-age programs in six school districts.
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Russell Sage College, and an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Hudson Valley Community College. Kelly also went through the School-age Childcare (SAC) Credential Program and later became an accreditation coach and endorser for the Network for Youth Success.
Kelly was also one of the Riley Institute’s 2016-2017 White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellows.
Erin Broderick, Capacity Building Director
email, (518) 694-0660
As Capacity Building Director, Erin oversees accreditation, credentials, membership and the annual conference. Erin joins the Network for Youth Success with many years of experience working with school-age children and school-age providers. Most recently, Erin worked at the Capital District Child Care Council, where she helped to ensure quality in afterschool programs throughout the Capital District. Erin taught the NYS School-Age Credential Preparatory Program, advised credential candidates, and coached programs through the accreditation process. Erin also serves as an accreditation and credential endorser.
Erin holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the College of Saint Rose, a NYS Early Learning Trainer’s Credential and went through the NYS SAC Credential Program.