Steven Mickens
Chief Executive Officer

Steve’s role as Chief Executive Officer includes working closely with the Board of Directors to provide the vision, lead the growth, and implement the strategic plan of Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier. Steve is responsible for bringing our mission to life in the community by working to ensure Clubs... Read more

Wanda Newton
Director of Operations

Wanda oversees operations of Unit Clubs and programs with the primary concern for program development and implementation; staff development; supervision of assigned Directors and other staff; facilities; and budget management. She is also responsible for assisting the Executive Director in providing the overall direction to the organization in fulfilling the... Read more

Joyce Wilson
Chief Development Officer

As Chief Development Officer, Joyce provides leadership and oversight for all resource development and marketing strategies. She works with a talented development team and volunteers to secure the financial resources the organization needs to fulfill its mission of helping youth in the Lanier area reach their full potential. Joyce joined... Read more

Charles Nkanza
Finance Director

Charles maintains accurate grant reporting, financial reporting and support of the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and comes to Boys and Girls Clubs of Lanier with 20 years’ experience in the nonprofit world. His professional experience includes The Salvation Army where he held positions as Executive Administrator and... Read more

Shay Lewis
Director of Program Development

Shay oversees the delivery of programs in the three pillars of Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles. She is responsible for developing and supervising all Club Unit Directors and School Site Coordinators along with their program staff. She is also responsible for outcomes measurement, assessments, and evaluation.... Read more

Valerie Rossell
Human Resources Manager

Valerie oversees workforce employment, performance and risk management with emphasis in successful full-cycle recruitment and on boarding, career development, employee relations, and governance of policies and procedures to ensure compliance and safety organizationally for all staff. Valerie came to Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County in 2015 and returned... Read more

Board of Directors

Larry Baldwin – Co-President

Abb Hayes – Co-President

Brook Davidson – Vice President

John Byrd – Treasurer

Sean Couch – Secretary

Emily Hayes – Past President

Beth Baldwin

Phil Bonelli

John Breakfield

Dr. Allen Butler

Jody Cooley

Callie Flack

Chip Frierson

Joy Griffin

Emily Hayes

Greg Katulka

Darrin Lee

Gene Marlow

Chris Morgan

Kary Nordholz

Michele Piucci

Michelle Prater

Errol Randolph

LeAnne Richardson

Calvin Robinson

Duane Schlereth

Robert Schuetze

David Stevens

Jessica Tullar

Kim Waters

Jeremy Williams

Jerome Yarbrough

Advisory Board

Dr. Wiley & Judy Black
Walter Boomershine
Barkley Geib
Alex Laidlaw
James A. Walters
Philip Wilheit Sr.