Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme Install Board of Directors

Posted in Press Releases by megganmccarthy on August 11, 2010

Awards Given to Community Leaders and BGCOP Staff

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme recently installed its 56th Volunteer Board Officers and Directors at its annual dinner and installation on Thursday, July 26th, 2010 at the Martin V. Smith Clubhouse in Oxnard.

BGCOP Youth of the Year Taylor Penny of Oxnard installed the Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors and its officers for 2010-11.

2010-2011 Officers

• President: Richard Elzinga
• Vice President: David Newsome
• Treasurer: Anson Mar
• Secretary: Ron Rowen
• Immediate Past President: Steve Kinney

2010-2011 Executive Committee members: Don Facciano, Tony Volante, Richard Duarte, Nancy Mayerson and Sean Leonard.

New Board members include Dr. Catherine Chien, Larry Nathanson and Michael Orman.
Directors installed for 2010-11 include: Kathleen Booth, Lorenzo Castillo, Chief John Crombach, Kim Gibas, Bill Hagelis, Travis Mack, Norman Griffaw, Pete Wallace, John Hobbs, Retha Hux, Mike Montoya, Susan O’Brien, Carmen Ramos-Soriano, Mark Shipp, Bill Tucker, Peter Zierhut and Naval Liaison to the Board, Master Chief Dean Joyce CMDCM(SCW) USN NBVC.

Sean Leonard was given the Rookie Board member of the Year and David Newsome was named Board Member of the Year. In addition, National Service to Youth awards were given to board members and staff with five or more years of service to the Boys & Girls Clubs.
Staff awards were presented to: Meggan McCarthy and LaVonne McCollough, Most Valuable Staff, and the Youth Development Award was given to Erin Ramboldt The Caring award was presented to Tony Barnes, Excellence award to Doug Barrett, Communication to Christine Vallejo, Innovation to Myra Morales and Susan Lopez and the Leadership award was presented to Myranda Huck.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme ( comprises 18 neighborhood-based facilities serving 7,200 youth annually through Club membership and community outreach. The Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, technology, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach.


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