United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County (UBGC) is a non-profit youth development agency and serves children ages 5-18 years old, from 10 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”.

Tony Vallejo, President
David Bolton, Vice President
Louise Cruz, Treasurer
David Beard, Secretary
Roger Aceves   

Nicholas Behrman
Carol Del Ciello
David Edelman
Melissa Gough

Mike Lopez
Luis Mendez
Dave Messner
Tino Munoz
Clay Murdy
Pete Muzinich

Jeff Omdahl
Eloy Ortega

Travis Ortega
John Petote
Javier Quezada
Rich Ridgway
Ben Scott
Angel Sugleris
Jim Turner

Advisory Board of Directors

Jim Crook – Chair
John Balch
Jeff Barens
Ed Birch
Sheriff Bill Brown
Virgil Elings
Jeff Henley


Judith Hopkinson
Angel Iscovich
Peter MacDougall
Angel Martinez
Tom Parker
Howard Rochestie
Mike Sheldon

Jay Smith
Gary St. Denis
Anne Towbes
Monte Wilson
Palmer Jackson Jr.
Dana Newquist


— Leadership Team —

Laurie Leis
Executive VP of Advancement

Christianne Rojo
Vice President of Operations

Paige Johnson
Director of Administrative Services

Reina Desales
Administrative Specialist

— Carpinteria Unit —

Don Hall
Club Director

— Goleta Unit —

Sean Savatt
Club Director

— Lompoc Unit —

Bryanne Morse
Club Director

Samantha Xiong
Assistant Club Director

— Westside Unit —

Jesse Gonzalez
Club Director

— Buellton / Solvang —

Alyssa Lozoya
Club Director

— Downtown Unit —

Eddie Gamboa
Club Director

Ellecia Bittner
Assistant Club Director

— Camp Whittier —

Priscilla Hernandez
Camp Director

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







Montecito Bank and Trust





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. For availability, contact our Club Directors:

Carpinteria Unit Club Director:  – Phone: 805-684-1568

Goleta Unit Club Director: Sean Savatt– Phone 805-967-1612

Lompoc Unit Club Director: Byranne Morse– Phone: 805-736-4978

Camp Whittier Contact: – Phone: 805-962-6776

Downtown Club Director:  Eddie Gamboa– Phone: 805-962-2382

Westside Unit Club Director: – Phone: 805-966-2811