Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

BGCOP Appoints Two New Members to its Board of Directors

Posted in Uncategorized by BGCOP Staff on February 25, 2014

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Marvelle Berry                                                Rigoberto Vargas

BGCOP Appoints Two New Members to its Board of Directors

Procter & Gamble and Ventura County Health Care Agency executives join the club’s leadership team

Oxnard, Calif. — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme announces the addition of Marvelle Berry, human resources manager at the Oxnard Procter & Gamble site, and Rigoberto Vargas, public health director at Ventura County Health Care Agency, to its board of directors.

“Rigoberto and Marvelle are committed to helping advance our entire community by helping children, and we are honored to have them join our board of directors. Both are influential leaders in the Oxnard community and will have a positive impact on our 9,000+ members through their dedication.” said Tim Blaylock, BGCOP Chief Professional Officer.

Vargas serves as public health director of Ventura County Health Care Agency, an organization that works with the community to promote health and emergency preparedness, and prevent disease, injury, and disability. Prior to his promotion to director, Vargas served 15 years with VCHCA. At age seven, Vargas emigrated from Mexico to the U.S. He grew up in Santa Paula and now resides in Oxnard. He is also involved with American Cancer Society and the Community Commission for Ventura County.

Berry serves as human resources manager at Procter & Gamble’s Oxnard plant. He is also the current vice chair of the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Prior to moving to P&G’s Oxnard plant in 2011, Berry spent more than 15 years in various positions at the company’s Green Bay, Wisconsin plant.

For more information about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme contact Tim Blaylock at 805-815-4959, extension 203.

 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 more than 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 www.positiveplace4kids.org.

 

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