Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County Executive Director Announces Retirement
● By Kathryn
Jay Faron of the Boys & Girls Club of Pitt County
Jay Faron, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County since 1995, has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2012. Mr. Faron has been with Boys & Girls Clubs for 25 years and in the youth development field for 37 years.
“The community has been extremely supportive of our efforts during the more than 40 years of our existence,” noted Mr. Faron. “I have enjoyed all of the relationships I have established over the past seventeen years, and I am so proud of the things we have accomplished that benefit so many youth in Pitt County.”
“Jay’s passion and dedication to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County has been unmistakable during his tenure as executive director. Equally, the impact the organization has had on the futures of youth across Pitt County is clear. I would personally like to thank Jay for the tireless service he has provided over the past 17 years while also wishing him well as he transitions into the next stage of his life” noted Mitch Gay, Corporate Board President.
Faron not only oversaw the five Clubs of the organization in Pitt County, he also made a positive impact on many of the staff members and Club members during his tenure. His sincere care for the children and their futures was evident to all. Faron is an admired and respected executive director and community member.
A reception to honor Faron and his service will take place later this year.
A committee comprised of both Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County Corporate Board Members and volunteers will conduct a wide-reaching search to identify Mr. Faron’s successor as executive director. The search committee will be led by current Corporate Board President, Mitch Gay. The email address that will accept applications from potential candidates is firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County serves more than 1,700 members from 6 to 18 years of age. There are five Clubs located throughout Pitt County, including the Jack Minges Club on Fire Tower Road, the Grady White Boats/ER Lewis Family Club in north Greenville, the Jarvis United Methodist Church Club in downtown Greenville, the Dr. Ledyard E. Ross Club in Ayden, and the Club in Farmville. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County strives to provide quality programs of education with a positive learning environment, instilling competence and confidence. Great Futures Start Here!