About Us

United Boys & Girls of Santa Barbara County (UBGC) is a non-profit youth development agency and serves children ages 5-18 years old, at 9 locations across Santa Barbara County. UBGC is a member of the national organization, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Our mission is “to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens” and we place an emphasis on BGCA’s Formula for Impact making sure our programs help youth achieve three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles. The Formula for Impact take youth who need us most and incorporate outcome driven Club experiences to meet our priority outcomes. In 2001, UBGC consolidated as one organization serving communities in Carpinteria, Westside Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Lompoc; and manages Camp Whittier, a 55-acre residential camp, in the Santa Ynez mountains near Lake Cachuma. UBGC oversees a budget of over 3 million dollars raised from individual and corporate contributions, foundation and government grants, special events and program service fees.

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Board of Directors

 

Jim Crook, President
Eloy Ortega, Vice President
Louise Cruz, Treasurer
Pete Muzinich, Secretary
Carol Del Ciello
Melissa Gough
Ron Macleod
Dave Messner
Jon Perkins
John Petote
Rich Ridgway
Angel Sugleris
Pat Walsh

 

Advisory Board of Directors

 

Jeff Henley, Chair
John Balch
Jeff Barens
Ed Birch
Sheriff Bill Brown
Kevin Contreras
Virgil Elings
Judith Hopkinson
Ralph Iannelli
Angel Iscovich
Robert Lieff
Peter MacDougall
Angel Martinez
Tom Parker
Eric Phillips
Marla McNally Phillips
Howard Rochestie
Mike Sheldon
Jay Smith
Gary St. Denis
Anne Towbes
Monte Wilson

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Leadership Team

 

Mike-at-the-gym
Chief Executive Officer

Vice President of Advancement

Vice President of Operations

Director of Administrative Services

Director of Advancement

Carpinteria Unit


Club Director

Assistant Club Director

Goleta Unit


Club Director

Assistant Club Director

Lompoc Unit

Devika Stalling
Club Director
Bianca Zook
Assistant Club Director

Westside Unit


Club Director

Assistant Club Director

Camp Whittier


Camp Director

Camp Director

Campus Point – Licensed Daycare


Licensed Care Director

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Meet our Community Partners

UBGC’s community partners support our mission “to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens” through quality programming and outcome driven Club experiences. A special thank you to our Make a Difference partners who strive to make a county-wide impact in each of our Clubs.

Make A Difference Partners

Leadership Ring – $50,000

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Director’s Society – $25,000

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Mentor’s Club – $10,000

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General Partners

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Club Rentals

UBGC’s Clubs have a variety of space available to host your next event or meeting. Our gymnasium is also available for sporting events, weddings, birthday parties and dances. To check our availability, contact our Club Directors.

Carpinteria Unit

Club Director: Debra Herrick

Phone: 805-684-1568

Goleta Unit

Club Director:

Phone: 805-967-1612

Lompoc Unit

Club Director: 

Phone: 805-736-4978

Westside Unit

Club Director:

Phone: 805-966-2811

Camp Whittier

Camp Directors: &

Phone: 805-962-6776

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