Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
Announces New Board Members

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
Announces New Board Members
September 8, 2015 BGCMA

Atlanta, GA – September 8, 2015 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) is announcing several strategic additions to its Corporate Board of Directors in an effort to continue to strengthen and diversify its team. Corporate Board members will play a key role in shaping the strategic direction of the organization and working to secure vital funding to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta’s 26 locations around the city.

BGCMA is pleased to welcome new members including:

  • Kenny Coleman, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Georgia Power
  • Steven M. Cook, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, PulteGroup
  • Thad Ellis, Senior Vice President, Cousins Properties

“We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome these new members to our team,” said Missy Dugan, president & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. “They bring with them passion, talent, and a firm commitment to shaping the lives of kids and teens in around our city. Because of their counsel and support, we are making huge strides in helping kids succeed in school, live healthy, and become leaders.”

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta serves more than 3,500 children and teens each day and more than 12,000 youth each year. By 2020, the organization is working to ensure that 90 percent of the youth it serves are graduating on time, living healthy lifestyles, and giving back to their communities.

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About Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta’s mission is to save and change the lives of children and teens, especially those who need us most, by providing a safe, positive and engaging environment and programs that prepare and inspire them to achieve Great Futures. Through 26 Clubs in 10 metro counties, trained and professional staff serve more than 3,500 youth (ages 6-18) daily through programs that foster academic success, healthy lifestyles and character and leadership development. BGCMA also oversees Camp Kiwanis, a 160-acre outdoor residence camp. While the cost to effectively serve those who need us most is more than $5,000 per member, BGCMA asks families to pay only a $50 annual membership fee and no child is turned away due to inability to pay. For more information, please visit