CEO / President
Ron McHenry has been in the Boys & Girls Club movement since 2004, when he was first hired to open a new Club dedicated to Music & The Arts in Kennewick, WA. Prior to joining the team in Skagit County as CEO in 2014, McHenry served as Club Director, Chief Financial Officer, Associate Executive Director and Executive Director of Clubs in Eastern Washington. McHenry lives in Burlington, WA, and is a member of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club, and in his spare time enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and building LEGO.
CDO / Executive Vice President
Ian joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County in August of 2014, after moving back to the area from Boston, MA. As a former high school & college teacher, Ian spent years in public education, focused on continued innovation & excellence in the fields of English and Economics, especially. A longtime lover of all things literary (especially, Hamlet), Ian loved teaching writing and helping students enjoy the thrills of reading. His passion for youth education and opportunities brought him to the Clubs, where he has dedicated his energies to increasing the depth & breadth of partnerships that support the ongoing programs for members.Ian was raised on a sheep ranch in South Mount Vernon and attended Conway School & Mount Vernon High School. He remembers attending his first Boys & Girls Club meeting at the Mount Vernon facility, while in high school, and loved seeing the excitement of Club members towards the special place. Leaving the area to pursue collegiate studies in Michigan, followed by graduate work overseas, at Oxford University, Ian fell in love with the liberal arts, learning, and his wife, while abroad.Ian lives in Mount Vernon with his wife, Theresa, where he spends his free time answering endless questions from his pontificating son, Hugh, and enjoys the antics of his precocious daughter, Evie. Ian is thrilled about his involvement with Boys & Girls Club youth development and looks forward to seeing the continued improvement of the Skagit County Clubs, as he shares his passion and commitment with the community. He is happy to be back in the area where he learned to build fences, play rugby, and quote Shakespeare.
Vice President Of Administration
Sarah serves our mission by being responsible for all elements of Human Resource. Having been a Club Parent herself, she understands the importance of the services provided by the Club. When not working, she enjoys photography, travel, and gaming.
COO / Senior Vice President
Jeremy joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County in April 2022, with 14+ years with Boys & Girls Clubs from his home state of Missouri. He began his Club journey as a youth member and as a staff has worked in many roles on the operations side of the Clubs. As a Club alumni, he knows firsthand the impact the Boys & Girls Clubs has on the youth it serves and is excited to continue this work with us in Skagit County. During his off time, he enjoys traveling, hiking & paddling with his wife, Nora, as well as cheering on the St Louis Cardinals.
Vice President of Operations, Mountains & Sound
With over a decade of Club experience working with youth, Christina's goal is to change the world one kiddo at a time. She enjoys teaching and seeing the lightbulb go on for others and making a difference. Christina has many passions that include being around family, hanging out with her 3 fur baby cats, and camping!
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS, SKAGIT VALLEY
In looking for a career where she could impact youth and families, Angela found the Clubs. She began as a part-time Youth Development Professional, and then began her career climb, quickly moving into the position of Anacortes Club Director, where she served nearly a decade. Currently the Mount Vernon Area Director, Angela oversees the daily operations of the Mount Vernon Clubhouse, and also provides leadership to the LaVenture and Mount Baker Boys & Girls Clubs. Her staff serve more than 200 kids and teens each day.What keeps her coming back is seeing the growth and change in the kids served, and she enjoys working in an environment where you are encouraged to be innovative to grow and develop programs for Club members and their families. Angela has the longest continuous service in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County, and is known to many throughout the community for her commitment to Clubs, and the kids and families served. Angela is also a talented pianist, loves to read, and her favorite place is the ocean.Angela has a B.A. in Sociology from Western Washington University.She lives in her native community of Mount Vernon with her husband K.C. and son, Isaac.
Development Coordinator - Grants & Events Logistic
Shelby started with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County in January of 2021. Originally from Pierce County, she knew from an early age she wanted to find meaningful work helping the community. After working in childcare, event planning, and public library services- working to help increase community partnerships to serve Skagit youth was a perfect way to combine her passions and skills. Shelby earned her undergraduate degree in English from Western Washington University and her Master’s in Library & Information Sciences from Syracuse University.
Volunteer & Mentoring Coordinator
Dena started working for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County in 2021. Being a part of the movement since 2009, she is passionate about the mission and loves what the Clubs do for youth and their families. Dena was raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, but has called Washington state home for the past 16 years. She lives in Sedro Woolley, WA with her husband Dusty, daughter Kallie and their two dogs.
Samuel got his start with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County in June of 2021. Since then he has gained experience in many areas of our organization; including working with Human Resources, helping coordinate volunteers, and now as a member of the Resource Development Team. Not to mention much more in between! Samuel is someone who is passionate about helping others and making a positive impact in his community, and he is proud to be involved in advancing the Mission of BGCSC. Beyond that, Samuel is a lover of sports (especially the Sounders), games, and spending time with friends and family!
MISSION SUPPORT SPECIALIST, OPERATIONS
Brandon joined Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County in June 2022, coming from a background in Logistics and Operations. Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, Brandon has worked across the country for different businesses focusing on developing new systems and processes to streamline and innovate what is already in place. When moving to Washington to start a family, he knew he wanted to find work that was meaningful and impactful while still being able to do the work he's best at, and found that at our organization. Originally part of the High School Teen Program, Brandon moved to his current role where he's able to do the work he loves while contributing the most he has to offer. Brandon holds a Bachelor's of History from UNLV and spends his free time with his wife and child and writes original music.
FIDALGO ISLAND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FIDALGO ISLAND
Andrew Flores got his start with Boys & Girls Clubs in Prosser, WA while working on a degree in Social Work from Eastern Washington University. He then took a break from Clubs to focus on his practicum and worked with those experiencing homelessness. This work was instrumental in changing the trajectory of his career. Because of his earlier Club experience, Andrew understood the positive impact that Boys & Girls Clubs can have on youth and decided that he wanted to be a part of changing youth lives positively early-on—to help prevent factors that lead to homelessness. In his free time, Andrew enjoys playing basketball, football, and binge-watching Netflix. Also, One might also be surprised to learn that he is a Dallas Cowboy fan, but don't hold it against him
Program Director, Sedro-Woolley
From a young age, Marcel started to attend the Boys & Girls Clubs and found that it was a place for him to feel safe and do fun activities. When he was in high school he heard of an opportunity of an internship at his local Boys & Girls Club and was lucky enough to get into the program! Shortly after the internship, Marcel started to work for Skagit Clubs and has been in the movement for over seven years!
Site Coordinator, Burlington - LU
Brian Gustafson is a 21st Century Site Coordinator with over 20 years of experience in the Boys and Girls Clubs Movement. His BGCA journey started at age 21 in New Mexico, and he has since worked in all five regions of the BCGA. His work experience includes working in clubs, leadership roles, training, and serving on national committees. Before coming to Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County, he worked for Rio Rancho School District’s Student’s Achieving for Excellence (SAFE) Program, a before and after school program, and he coached the 8th-grade girls’ basketball team for many years. He is an alumnus of Central New Mexico Community College, a husband, and a father to two sons. Besides being passionate about working with youth, he loves watching sports, collecting sports memorabilia, cooking, and traveling.
SITE COORDINATOR, CONCRETE
Diane first started working at the clubs in 2019, at the Concrete Boys & Girls Club as a Youth Development Professional. After taking a 1 year hiatus from working at the clubs, she came back as a Site-Coordinator. Diane is excited about the impact she gets to make in the lives around her. Outside of work, she enjoys meeting new people, playing with her dog Mercy, and cat Cleo, while going on new adventures with a great association of people.
Site Coordinator, Mount Baker
Clemente served in the United States Navy as an Aviation Ordnance for eight years. After a Medical Retirement, he pursued a Bachelor's Degree in Science in Psychology from Western Washington University. While continuing his education in 2021, Clemente worked as a Youth Development Professional and discovered his passion for helping teenagers grow and being a support network for them. To focus on his education, Clemente took a break from work, and in 2023, he received his degree and returned to work at the Boys & Girls Club of Skagit at Mount Baker Middle School as the Assistant Site Coordinator. Later, he became the Site Coordinator and is passionate about his club members' emotional well-being and arts. He is always happy to participate in an art activity or showcase his club members' incredible art.
Site Coordinator, LaVenture
Marco's early years as a Site Coordinator, he worked with elementary students. Marco took on a challenge and became the Site Coordinator for LaVenture Middle School! While nervous about working with older kids Marco thinks he is where he is meant to be. Through the years and the experiences Marco has grown to be a great leader for both our Club Members and staff. Outside of club Marco enjoys going fishing, playing soccer, and coaching soccer in our local league Liga Tlaxtl where a lot of our Club Members play!
Assistant Site Coordinator, LaVenture
Growing up Cynthia has always had a passion to work with youth finding ways to impact their lives for the better. In the past she volunteered at elementary schools helping students read, tutoring them and being apart of Junior Achievement. Cynthia started working for the Boys & Girls Club in October of 2021 as the Assistant Site Coordinator at Laventure Middle School. In her role she strives to make sure our youth know they are accepted for who they are and have a voice. Cynthia takes any opportunity to help youth overcome any challenges they may face. "Here at our club we are a family, we care for one another and aspire to see us all succeed! I am proud to be apart of the clubs, and excited to continue my journey making an impact." Outside of work Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her two nephews and painting!
Interim MVHS Site Coordinator
After graduating from Western Washington University, through his service with AmeriCorps, Dakota began volunteering with Boys & Girls Clubs. This was the spark that ignited his passion for working with youth. He is excited to be working with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County. Outside of the Club Dakota enjoys reading, playing video games, and taking care of his two pet Hedgehogs Daisy and Bee.