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Meet the Staff
Sean is a strategic and mission driven executive with extensive experience in devising strategies to optimize both operations and teams’ performance, assuring the realization of long-term business and community goals. He is excited about expanding the reach of the organization and has the goal of making the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster a county wide organization. In his spare time, he enjoys making memories with his better half Ashli and their 3 kids- Ty, Cru, and Rae.Debbie Leazer, Development Director, has a background in fundraising, alumni relations, event planning and donor recognition and stewardship. After 23 years in Institutional Advancement at McDaniel College, Debbie decided to establish a consulting business that assisted MedStar Washington Hospital and The Historical Society of Carroll County. When approached by the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster to assist with their Campaign fundraising efforts to build a new Club and Gymnasium that would serve 600 children in our community, she jumped at the opportunity. Debbie is excited to share her experience in fundraising, event planning and friend-raising to establish relationships in the Community that will build volunteer and gift support for the Club.Jim Rodriguez, Operations Director, has an extensive background in education. He worked in Carroll County Public Schools for 31 years prior to coming to BGCW. He served in various capacities in the school system - 10 years as a Physical Education teacher and coach, 5 years as a school-based administrator and 16 years as a central office supervisor in the fields of Athletics, Physical Education and Health. He has a master’s degree in Education with a specialization in working with at-risk students. He is excited to use his experience to assist the great work BGCW is doing with our members and the community.Erin Bishop, Marketing Director, has a background working in the sales, marketing, and human resources field. She served for 3 years as Chairman of the Community Advisory Council of Carroll County where she acted as a liaison between the Board of Education and the community to educate and inform citizens on issues critical to education within the Carroll County Public Schools System. Erin is excited to share her experience with the Boys & Girls Club by encouraging others to learn more about the Club and the wonderful opportunities it provides for kids in the Westminster community.Emmanuel Harvey, Teen and Sport Director, has a background in Teacher Education and Sports/Recreation Management. Emmanuel was first introduced to the club as a work-study mentor while enrolled in Carroll Community Colleges education program. Prior to returning to the organization he worked for 3 years at a Charter School in West Baltimore where he taught physical education and health while also coaching the basketball and volleyball teams. He has a passion for sports and loves how they can be used as a universal language to bring people together. Even more so he has a passion for serving and impacting the youth in our community in any positive way possible.Lindsay Chiavacci, Administrative Director & Special Projects, has a background in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy. She began with the organization in March of 2020 as a Program Director and stayed in that role until August of 2022 when she transitioned to her administrative role. Lindsay works closely with all parties of the Boys & Girls Club including the directors, mentors, community partners, and members to help ensure a collaborative and inclusive environment for all. She enjoys spending time with her dog, hanging out with family and friends, and taking any opportunity she can to travel. Lindsay loves the dynamic environment the Boys & Girls Club provides and looks forward to continuing her growth within the organization.Mollie Yingling, LMSW, Social and Emotional Wellness Director, started at the Boys & Girls Club in the summer of 2015 as a summer camp counselor and continued on to become a McDaniel mentor. She graduated from McDaniel with her Bachelors in Social Work and a minor in Psychology, and received her Masters in Social Work from Salisbury University. After 7 years with BGCW, Mollie worked in the mental health field at a community mental health facility. Mollie rejoined the BGCW team in 2022 where she creates safe spaces for the Club members to feel heard and validated. Mollie works closely with members and their families to address mental health needs and provide community resources. In her spare time, she enjoys watching The Office, spending time with her family and friends, and cuddling with her sweet cats, Margo and May.Raquel Warner, Program Director, has a background in elementary education and literacy. Her passion for fostering lifelong learning in our youth began during her time volunteering at an orphanage in her hometown of Intibucá, Honduras, and grew exponentially after helping illiterate community members how to read and write. She started working for the Boys & Girls Club as a mentor while enrolled in McDaniel College’s education program and fell in love with the positive impact that the club has on its members. Her interests include reading, baking, and trying new adventures – her most recent being kickboxing!Tommy Schoolman, Middle School Director, has a background in higher education administration and mentorship development. He graduated from McDaniel College in 2018 with his B.A. in Biology, and spent the next several years working to support the peer mentors at McDaniel College and students transitioning during their first year of college. Tommy is excited to use his experiences at the college level to help grow the programming and overall youth development at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carroll County Middle School Impact Sites. Tommy grew up in Carroll County and is most looking forward to continuing to build relationships with BGC youth, family members, and community partners.
“To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.”
We accomplish this mission by providing a safe place to learn and grow, develop ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals, participate in life-enhancing programs, build character development experiences, hope, and opportunity. In all of our programs we utilize a time-tested youth development strategy.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Carroll County | 410-386-0135 | email@example.com | 71 E. Main Street, Westminster, MD 21157 | Member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America