Georgia Antonopoulos, Chief Executive Officer
Georgia first fell in love with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America through her service as a volunteer and then as a board member of the Boys & Girls Club of Brockton in Massachusetts. There, she served on the Executive Committee and as Chair of the Resource Development Committee. Georgia hails from Boston, Massachusetts, where she served as Director of the Center for Nonprofit Management at Stonehill College for over six years. As director, Georgia worked with over 500 nonprofits and led the Center’s fund development efforts, nonprofit training programs, and consultancies in the areas of fundraising, board development, and strategic planning. Georgia then relocated to the Bay Area and worked as Director of Education & Training and Senior Consultant for the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership, where she developed leadership programs and facilitated board retreats for Bay Area nonprofits. Georgia is now thrilled to join the Boys & Girls Club of the Coastside as its first CEO to help lead it during this exciting time of growth. Georgia received her M.B.A. from Boston University with concentrations in Public & Nonprofit Management and Strategy. She obtained her B.A. in English from Wellesley College.
Judith Guerrero, Executive Director
Born in Jalisco, Mexico and a resident of Half Moon Bay for over twenty years. Ms. Guerrero holds a Masters in Public Administration and a certificate in Human Resources Management from Notre Dame De Namur University in Belmont, California, with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & Sociology (Criminology) from San Jose State University in San Jose, California. Her passion to advocate for youth on the Coastside will strengthen our mission to provide important developmental and recreational services for our youth in our community.
Caitlen Vreeburg (Giacomino), Program Director
A life-long resident of the Coastside, Caitlen Vreeburg attended Farallone View, Cunha, and Half Moon Bay High before graduating from San Francisco State University with a degree in Criminal Justice. Caitlen began her youth-oriented career by serving as a summer camp counselor for the Half Moon Bay Parks and Recreation Division, working her way up to become the much-loved summer camp director. Prior to becoming the program director for the Boys & Girls Club, Caitlen worked in the after-school program at Sea Crest School, a private K-8 school in Half Moon Bay, and assisted in teaching kindergarten physical education classes. In her free time, Caitlen enjoys the outdoors with her husband and two dogs.
Laura Kauth, Cunha Site Director
A native of Southern California, Laura Kauth has been in the Bay Area for 9 years and a dedicated Coastside resident for 2 years. After graduating in 2005 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology from UCLA, Laura received her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco in 2007. Specializing in working with youth and families, she recently became a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Prior to working at the Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside, Laura worked for various public schools and mental health agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading fiction, singing lots of karaoke, and playing with her dog on the beach.
Niles Carrington, Program Staff
Also a native and graduate of Coastside public schools, Niles Carrington spent his post-high school years traveling through Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia while working on agriculture and ethnic studies, and to Bolivia where he worked at with Capuchin monkeys at an animal rehabilitation park. Niles has been working with kids in a variety of peer counselor and camp counselor positions since he was a young teenager. In addition to his work with the Boys & Girls Club of the Coastside, Niles is continuing his studies at the College of San Mateo. He also enjoyes sports, video games, and many varieties of card games.
Sebastian Segura-Acosta, Program Staff
A lifelong native of the Coastside, Sebastian Segura-Acosta is currently a senior at Half Moon Bay High School. He has gone through the Cabrillo Unified School District and is the first person to go full circle at the Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside. He was a Club member during his years at Cunha Intermediate School, a Club mentor for three years of his high school career, and now a proud staff member. Sebastian plans to attend a four year university next year, hopefully in New York City, and major in Political Science. Sebastian has been involved with student government since the eighth grade, holding executive positions such as ASB Vice-President and ASB Treasurer. During his free time Sebastian enjoys playing the saxophone, running, and spending time with friends.
Sandra Sarabia, Program Staff
Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, Sandra has been a resident of Half Moon Bay since she was six years old. She attended Hatch Elementary School, Cunha Intermediate School, and graduated from Half Moon Bay High School. Sandra is continuing her studies at the College of San Mateo and plans to transfer to a University. Having volunteered for over a year at the Half moon Bay Public Library, she enjoys using her artistic skills to help kids with storytelling and craft activities. In her free time Sandra enjoys playing soccer, going to the gym, reading, and running outdoors. She also loves spending time with her family.
Thomas Chimienti, Program Staff
Born in San Mateo, Thomas Chimienti has lived in Half Moon Bay for 26+ years. After graduating from the local high school in 2006, Thomas went on to earn his Associated Arts Degree in Digital Video from the College of San Mateo (2010). He then transferred to San Francisco State University to obtain a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Cinema Production (2012). Thomas loves spending his time searching for the next innovative tech IPO to invest in after striking gold with Tesla Motors. For fun he enjoys bike rides along the Coastal Trail and obsessing over his fantasy football lineups. You can also find him in the bleachers at an Oakland A’s game.
Jose Alberto Villalobos, Program Staff
Born in Daly City, Jose Alberto Villalobos has lived in Half Moon Bay all his life. He has attended Cabrillo Unified School District since kindergarten and is now in his junior year at Half Moon Bay High School. Jose was a member of the Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside during his Cunha years and was the founder of the Rubik’s Cube Club. He was then a mentor at the Club during high school, and is now a proud staff member. Jose plans to attend USC or another four year university. During his free time he enjoys playing soccer, drawing, and playing his ukulele.