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2024 Board Members

Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley is proud to have an engaged Board of Directors full of caring and dedicated leaders who volunteer their time to make a difference to the kids who need it most. This special group of men and women includes our community’s elected officials, educators, law enforcement, business leaders, as well as parents and grandparents of Club members. The Club is grateful for their vision, leadership, and willingness to do whatever it takes for our community’s kids.


  • President:  Jeff Hyder
  • Vice President: Lyn Semeta
  • Treasurer: Tom Ross
  • Secretary: Resa Evans
  • Past President: Wink Williams

Board of Directors

  • *Alex Accetta
  • Arees Akoubian
  • Thoby Archer
  • Prem Balani
  • Robert Blauer
  • Carolyn Craft
  • Pam Free
  • Michael Gates – Huntington Beach City Attorney
  • Glenn Grandis – Fountain Valley Mayor
  • Cathy Green
  • Scott Haberle
  • *Mike Haynes
  • Dr. Julianne Hoefer
  • *Bob Hoxsie
  • Tanya Hoxsie
  • Gary Lindman
  • Michael Luther
  • Nancy Monte-Frye
  • *Steve Nagel
  • Lyn Semeta
  • Jennifer Shepard
  • Brian Ton

Board of Governors

  • Ed Arnold
  • *Dave Barr
  • Rob Handy
  • Ray Kromer
  • Ron Kupferstein
  • R.J. Mayer
  • Ann Meyers-Drysdale
  • Linda Moulton-Patterson
  • Cathy Schulte
  • Pete Shaver

* Past President

Professional Staff

Nearly 200 trained individuals comprise the professional staff of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley. Listed below is our Leadership Team. In addition to the Leadership Team, our Program Directors, Preschool Teachers, Recreation Staff, Office Managers, Office Assistants, Graphic Designers, Bus Drivers, League Coordinators, Sports Referees, Contracted Performing & Fine Arts Instructors, and facility-related Support Staff all make a difference to the kids at the Boys & Girls Club every day.

  • Art Groeneveld
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Ryan Brenes
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Laura Portier-LaLumiere
    Chief Advancement Officer
  • Michelle Alvarez
    Director of Family Support Programs
  • Flor Aldaz
    Robert Mayer Preschool, Site Director
  • Vicki Bansberg
    Director of Transportation & Maintenance
  • Susan Bixler
    Learning Center Preschool, Site Director
  • Ryan Gassis
    HB Branch, Unit Director
  • Sem Ibrahim
    ClubHouse Academy, Unit Director
  • Diana Kacic
    FV Kingston Branch, Unit Director
  • Gray Lizarraga
    ELOP Coordinator
  • Alejandra Morales
    Pacific Life Foundation Branch, Unit Director
  • Kim Nguyen
    Director of Finance
  • Rochelle Nguyen
    Director of Preschool Programs
  • Bonny Williams
    HR Manager