Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

Boys & Girls Clubs Honor Staff and Board Members 59th Board of Directors and Officers Installed

Posted in Uncategorized by BGCOP Staff on July 31, 2013

Boys & Girls Clubs Honor Staff and Board Members
59th Board of Directors and Officers Installed

Oxnard, Calif.—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme installed new board leadership and honored staff and volunteer members at its annual dinner and installation July 25 at the Martin V. Smith Clubhouse.

Youth of the year Paloma Guzman and former youth of the year Taylor Penny installed the Club’s 59th Board of Officers and Directors including President Sean Leonard, S.L Leonard & Associate; Vice President Michele Pettes, Southern California Gas Company; Treasurer Mike Orman, Ojai Community Bank; and Secretary Sean Copeland, SGN-NIA Insurance Brokers.

Executive committee members include Steve Kinney, EDCO; Don Facciano, Youth Advocate; Tony Volante, Youth Advocate; Richard Duarte, Youth Advocate; and Nancy Mayerson, Mayerson Marketing & Public Relations.

At the event, Tony Volante was honored as the Board Member of the Year, and Jaime Zendejas and Omar Zapata received the Most Valuable Staff Members awards. Richard Duarte received the From the Heart Award, and Steve Kinney received the Helping Hand Award.

C.E.C.I.L. awards were presented to Adriana Melena for Caring; Nataly Zamudio for Excellence; Luz Martinez for Communication; Deanna Rodriguez for Innovation and Mariana Cazares-Moratoya for Leadership.

Honors were also given to staff members who celebrated five or more years of service to the Boys & Girls Clubs.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme exists to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. With three full-service clubs, 18 school program sites and one housing site, the organization is one of the largest of its kind in California, serving 9,000 members annually. The group is also the first Boys & Girls Club of its kind to open a site inside a Juvenile Justice Center in the state of California. Program areas offered to youth include character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, the arts, technology and sports, fitness and recreation. For more information, visit http://www.positiveplace4kids.org.

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