Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County Names New Executive Director
10/03/2012 16:25 ● Published by Kathryn
Misty Marston will assume the role of Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County of December 3
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County is excited to announce its new Executive Director. Misty Marston will assume the duties of this important role on December 3.
Marston has roots in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County with extensive experience in other organizations within the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Marston began her professional career within the Boys & Girls Clubs organization by serving as Director of Operations in the Nash/Edgecombe Counties Club. She served as unit director of the Minges Club in Winterville in 2004 - 2006 before working with the Brigade Boys & Girls Club in Wilmington. Marston also has the very valuable experience as a consultant and fundraiser for other Boys & Girls Clubs while a Principal for I2 Consulting, Inc., a firm that helps non-profit organizations strengthen their capacity to maximize impact on the people they serve. Marston is a graduate of East Carolina University and a native of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
“I am extremely excited and humbled by this amazing opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of children daily,” said Marston. “I believe Boys & Girls Clubs play a critical role in every community and that our Clubs have the capacity to change lives. My goal has always been to change, save and impact the lives of children, and I am excited to be able to continue with that goal as the Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County.”
Marston will replace Jay Faron, who announced his retirement earlier this year, after 17 years as Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County.
“While everyone associated is sad to see Jay depart, we are also extraordinarily encouraged by the variety of experience, energy, and perspective that Misty will bring to our organization,” said Mitch Gay, President of the Corporate Board of Directors. “When you meet Misty, it is clear that she bleeds Boys & Girls Club blue, which will translate into a bright future for our Clubs and the hundreds of children we serve daily.”
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County serves more than 1,700 members from six to eighteen 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 that focus on academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.
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