Leadership Team

Randy Osborne

Executive Director
618-457-8877 extension 21
rosborn@bgc-cdale.org
Randy Osborn is Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1986 from Southern Illinois University in Recreation Administration and Program Services, and has significant Post-Graduate work in Therapeutic and Outdoor Education. He became the BGCC’s first Executive Director in July, 2004 following ten years of service in the residential camping and outdoor education fields with special emphasis in therapeutic programming for disabled and underserved populations. His program knowledge and management experience over 30 years covers a broad spectrum of subjects, instructional formats, and partnership ventures. In 2012 he spearheaded a college scholarship initiative that resulted in four full-ride scholarship awards to SIU for Boys & Girls Club Youths of the Year from the Midwest Region, and three full two-year scholarships to John A. Logan College that were awarded to local Club youth.

Tina Carpenter

Director of Operations
618-457-8877 extension 23
tcarpenter@bgc-cdale.org
Tina Carpenter became the Director of Operations of the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale in 2009. She received a Bachelor Degree in education in 1988 from University of Maine at Farmington, a 2nd Bachelor’s Degree in 1994 from Southern Illinois University in Psychology, and her Master’s Degree in Education Psychology in 1996. Tina’s work with youth is focused on aligning educational components with social development and life skills. ‘Creativity’ characterizes her approach to serving the needs of youth through education and the arts. Her extensive experience in youth development; program development, management and supervision; and grant management have resulted in multiple awards including three consecutive State Awards for Outstanding Programs from the IL Area Council of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Since 2014, under her leadership, BGCC has added three Club service sites at local schools, and overall membership has grown by 48%.
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Sabrina Steels

Unit Director Main Site
ssteels@bgc-cdale.org
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Carla Childs

Site Director Carbondale Middle School
cchilds@bgc-cdale.org
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Brittany Swims

Unit Director Rebound Alternative High School
bswims@bgc-cdale.org
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Marcus Jackson

Site Director Lewis School
mjackson@bgc-cdale.org

Board Members

Mark Albertini

Member

Dawne Baril

Secretary

Darren Berger

Member

Michelle Brown

Treasurer

Sheila Brown

Member

Steve Falat

Member

Paula Feigenbaum

Member

Kathie Fralish

Past Chair

Jeff Franklin

Member

Regina Glover

Chair

Gail Gilbert

Member

Jeff Goelz

Member

Diane Hood

Member

Betty Montgomery

Member

Diane Regan

Member

Richard Thalman

Member

How to become a board member and/or committee member

The BGCC Board is comprised of 18 individuals who serve 3 year terms. The Board meets on the third Monday of the month. The Board’s primary responsibilities include practicing fiscal responsibility, establishing and monitoring polices and procedures, supervising and supporting the Executive Director, maintaining a long term strategic plan and serving as Ambassadors of the Club. If you are interested in serving on the Board, please contact the Executive Director of the Club. The Chair of the Board Development Committee and one other member of the Board will arrange a meeting with you to discuss your interest and explain the role of a Board member in greater depth.

Each committee is chaired by a member of the BGCC Board. Non- board members are eligible to serve on committees. If you would like to volunteer to be on a committee, please contact the Executive Director, who will forward your name to the committee chair who will contact you.

There are 6 committees that actively work to support the Club. These are:

  • Finance
  • Resource Development
  • Board Development
  • Marketing
  • Programs
  • Facility

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK.

Contact information

Randy Osborn, Executive Director

618-457-8877

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