About Us

About Us

OUR MISSION IS URGENT AND ESSENTIAL

Big Brothers Sisters Gulf Coast has been mentoring the youth of Galveston County since 1975. As an affiliate agency of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, we are part of the oldest and largest one-to-one mentoring organization in the country.

 

We believe we are stronger together, and our attention is focused on connecting the community through mentoring. By working with volunteers, parents, and children, we are quietly delivering amazing results.

 

 

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OUR MISSION

The mission of Big Brothers Sisters Gulf Coast is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

 

 

OUR VISION

The vision of Big Brothers Big Sisters Gulf Coast is for all youth to achieve their full potential. By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in Galveston County and eastern Brazoria County, we are accountable for each child in our program achieving higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships. Collectively, we are contributing to better schools, brighter futures and stronger communities for all.

 

6 STEPS TO BECOMING A BIG

Interested in becoming a big? Please click here to read the 6 essential steps to becoming a huge part of a little’s life.

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Board of Directors 2020-2021

Mary Dickson, President

 

Billy Joe Strawn, Vice-President

 

Steven Conner, Treasurer

 

D’Lorah Berry, Past President

 

Cynthia Smith, Board Secretary

 

Steve Mataro

 

Karen Owen

 

Ben Peterek

 

Janice Pierson

Laurie Boeh

 

Gerald Cleveland

 

Richard DeVries

 

Gloria Diaz

 

Harriet Dues

 

Rejone Edwards

 

Pamela Hughes Gabriel

 

Marie Robb

 

Bob Senter

 

Charles Tompkins

Board Advisory Committee Members

 

Susan Broll

 

Chris Delesandri

 

H. Ross Grief

 

Michael J. Guarino, II

 

Carol Kappler

 

J. Scott Kusnerik

 

Colleen Laine

 

Frances Powell

 

Douglas Rogers

 

Jim Schweitzer

 

Marc Shabot

 

Lindsey White

 

Brenda Weber