MEET THE TEAM

LEADERSHIP TEAM

SHERVIN RASSA
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 850-344-7230
Email: srassa@bgcec.com
RITA CUMMINS
Administrator of Organizational Advancement
Phone: 850-344-7587
Email: rcummins@bgcec.com
LESLIE HUNTER-HUFF
Director of Grants, Measurements, & Outcomes
Phone: 850-438-0996
Email: lhuff@bgcec.com
CRYSTAL MAYES
Director of Finance
Phone: 850-344-7763
Email: cmayes@bgcec.com
ROB ENGEL
STEM Coordinator
Phone: 850-344-7722
Email: rengel@bgcec.com
LINDSEY THOMAS
Financial Advancement Professional
Phone: 850-344-7723
Email: lthomas@bgcec.com

AREA DIRECTORS

Our staff members are caring youth development professionals who are trained to work with young children and teens. They mentor, guide and form positive relationships with youth and provide a safe and learning-centered environment that nurtures every child.
ANTHONY LANIER
Director of Club Operations
Phone: 850-862-1616
Email: alanier@bgcec.com
BERT LITTLE
Director of Club Operations
Phone: 850-862-1616
Email: blittle@bgcec.com

CLUB DIRECTORS

Our staff members are caring youth development professionals who are trained to work with young children and teens. They mentor, guide and form positive relationships with youth and provide a safe and learning-centered environment that nurtures every child.
NICHOLE PARKTON
Kenwood Club Director
Phone: 850-865-5298
Email: nparkton@bgcec.com
CHRIS WADE
Ft. Walton Beach Teen Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 3
Email: cwade@bgcec.com
BRYCE HINES
Ft. Walton Beach Youth Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 2
Email: bhines@bgcec.com
TAYLOR GOODE
South Walton Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 5
Email: tgoode@bgcec.com
SHAKISHA MCDONALD
DeFuniak Springs Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 6
Email: smcdonald@bgcec.com
NICOLE LOCKWOOD
Destin Club Director
Phone: 850-833-3132
Email: nlockwood@bgcec.com
JC SCHWAB
John Bryant
Pensacola Club Director
Phone: 850-862-1616 ext. 4
Email: jschwab@bgcec.com
Riverside Club Director
Phone: 850-   -    
Email: jbryant@bgcec.com

EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PHIL HIGGINS
CHAIRMAN
COX Media
DAVID ALLEN
CHAIR ELECT
Okaloosa County 
Sheriff's Office
JASON FLOYD
TREASURER
JDF Architecture
ATHENA PEARL RILEY
SECRETARY
Cotton & Gates
Attorneys at Law
CLINT ADEN
Hancock Whitney
Bank
BROOKE ZANNIS
Destin Commons
ALEXA DAVIS
Champion Land
Services
KALAN WASSON
Fort Walton Beach
Police Department
ASHLEIGH VOISIN
DAG Architects

FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBERS

JASON BELCHER
KEVIN HENDERSON
SHIRAZ HOSEIN
ANGELA SHONK
FNBT Bank of FWB
CHELCO
Anchor-Smith-Grimsley
Hancock Whitney Bank
TODD WILKINSON
THERI ISAACS
PHIL HIGGINS
Better Homes & Garden
Real Estate
Renasant Bank
COX Media

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast
Corporate Office: 923 Denton Blvd., NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone: 850-862-1616

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GREAT FUTURES START HERE.

MISSION: To enable all young people, especially those that need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

VISION: Improving the lives of all Emerald Coast youth as the premier youth development organization.