Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Illinois


Leadership Team

Tina Carpenter

Chief Executive Officer

Since 2004, we have welcomed thousands of young people through our blue doors. Our dream to strengthen the communities in Southern Illinois where all youth have a place to become is becoming a reality. In these places, youth find mentors, tutors, role models, and friends that will help them learn, grow and develop in ways that will help them succeed in school, community, and in life. Everyday, we are ‘someone’s hero’. You can become a part of this journey, to raise a generation of youth who will change the culture of the communities, for generations to come – help us be the change.




Monique House

Finance Director

Brittany Swims

Director of Operations

Kassie Taylor

Development Director


Site Lead Team

Kurt Ford Sr.

Unit Director - Springer Street Site

Brianna Pay

Site Director - Carbondale Middle School Site

Stephen Shannon

Unit Director - Rebound Site

Adam Vagner

Site Director - Lewis School Site

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Board Members