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ABOUT US

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

OUR VISION
To serve all kids in and around Acadiana and give them the opportunities to build a great future. 

OUR VALUES

Community

Love

Excellence

Integrity

Growth

WHO WE ARE

  • The Leading Youth Serving  Organization in Acadiana 

  • Serving youth ages 6 -18 

  • 6 Club Locations

  • After-School Program (3pm - 7pm)

  • Summer Program (7:30am - 5:30pm)

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  • Provide a safe, impactful and high quality experience for kids in our footprint and beyond.

  • Focus on 3 main areas

    • Academic Success

    • Healthy Lifestyles and Habits

    • Good Character & Leadership 

WHAT WE DO

9/1990 Third Club opened in Vermilion Parish. 

7/1997 Fourth site was opened in New Iberia.

 

1981 Granberry Boys Club facility purchased. 

1983 Hagan Club began.

1970 Boys Club of Lafayette began. 

1990 Became Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana.

2000 Jackie Club replaced the Hagan facility. 

2011 J.W. Faulk Unit began. 

2013 Sylvan Learning Center partnership. 

2020 Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana turns 50!

2001 The Opelousas Club began. 

2017 New President & CEO Missy Andrade is 

hired to lead the Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana. 

1/2021 Cheniere Energy Club Opened in Southwest Louisiana

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF ACADIANA STAFF

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Rhyan Wheeler

President & CEO

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Riley Meaux

Controller 

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Fawn Hernandez

Vice President of Operations

Tamara Anthony

Director of Grants & Impact

Amy Hauser

AmeriCorps Grant Manager

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Brian Ford
Director, Vermilion Club
Facilities & Safety Coordinator
Brianna Davis
Director, Iberia Club
Elise Morrison
Director, Jackie Club
Micah Nicholas
Director, Granberry Club
Program & Training Coordinator
Nedra Green
Director, Cheniere Energy Club
Katie Meche

Development Coordinator

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Director of Development

Aaron Williams
Director, Opelousas Club
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BEN LOGNION

Chief Volunteer Officer

Chief Volunteer Officer: Ben Lognion

Chief Officer-Elect: Joe Spell

Executive Committee: 

Robert Benoit

Lynwood Creswell

Angie Doyle

Emily Hamner

Jim Lyons

Fran McRae

Grant Guillotte

Board of Directors:

Blake Adams

Tonya Bolden Ball

Ryan Domengeaux

Brandy Ledet

Ayesha Martin

Dale Miniex

Roseanne G. Mitchell

Brach Myers

Jason Patout

Abbey Payne

Vince Saitta

James Smith

Todd M. Trahan

Hannah Johnson

Lance Knoll

BOARD LEADERSHIP