Stephanie Barnes has a history of proven leadership and has served in her role as Executive Director since 2008. Ms. Barnes is responsible for all day to day operations of the Boys & Girls Club including all organizational programs, the direct supervision of the Club’s staff, all development efforts and management of the Club’s total operating budget.
Her achievements and strong background include fifteen years of relevant experience working for leading non-profit organizations where she provided executive level leadership and key decision making. Ms. Barnes has been recognized as one of New Haven’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2006 and as a Woman of Achievement by the Girls Scouts of Connecticut in 2012., Her past experience includes: working for The APT Foundation, the AIDS Interfaith Network, Inc., the United Way of America and most recently as Project Coordinator of the Youth@Work Partnership for the City of New Haven. She is also the current President of The Connecticut Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs.