Lewie Creed - President
Lewie became involved with the Boys and Girls Club through the Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty when he co-chaired a committee which recommended a four year funding project in support of the “Club” which supports challenged youth at the B&G Club. Lewie had a 35 year career with the Province of P.E.I. and retired as Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Deputy Minister of Environment and Energy and has operated L Creed Consulting for the past 10 years. He has four grown children and seven grandchildren and has been a supporter of youth in the community through coaching minor hockey and baseball, Rotary Youth Exchange and involvement in Canada Games. Lewie believes strongly in the work of Boys and Girls Club and is proud to work to support the continued and expanded role of the B&G Club in the community
Andrea MacNeill - Past President
Andrea is a busy mother of two, who brings great perspective both as a parent of youth who were part of our program and as a local business woman who understands connecting and fundraising in Charlottetown. She became involved with the Boys and Girls Club and the Board of Directors because it involved her children and also has a direct impact on children and youth in the community. Andrea is passionate about the quality programming and staff here and believes the club plays a critical role in shaping the youth in our community. She is actively involved in PEI Business Women’s Association and 100 Women Who Care of PEI.
Andrea has served as Secretary/Treasurer and President and now sits as Past President.
Adam Ross- Treasurer
Adam is a former youth of the Montague area and now resides in Stratford. Adam has a passion for community development and is an advocate for youth programming. Adam believes that the Boys & Girls Club plays an important role in communities through providing quality programming and role modeling values that will show children & youth how to be contributing members of a community. Adam presently works for the Bell Aliant Centre as the Director of Aquatics & Programming and with the Department of Economic Development & Tourism as the Provincial Lifeguard Coordinator. Adam completed a Diploma in Sport & Leisure Management at Holland College, an undergraduate degree in Business, and most recently a Masters in Business Administration from UPEI. Adam is actively involved with Recreation PEI, the Lifesaving Society PEI Branch, and is a member of the Accountability & Engagement Committee with the Town of Stratford.
Melissa Bruce - Secretary
Melissa joined the board in 2014. As a past bookkeeper of the Club, she has always admired the great work done at the Charlottetown Boys & Girls Club. She is married and has a teenage stepdaughter. Melissa works full-time at the University of Prince Edward and is completing her undergrad degree in Sociology on a part-time basis. She is excited to join the Board of Directors and to commit her time to continuing the team effort of dedication and supports for children and youth. She is impressed with the passion the Staff and the Board have for the Club and wanted to be a part of it!
Jonah Clements - Member at Large
Jonah is a lawyer in the Charlottetown office of Stewart McKelvey. He practices in the areas of labour, employment and human rights law, as well as family law. This gives him unique insight into the lives of children during times which may cause great stress and difficulties within their households. Jonah obtained his Juris Doctor (Laws) at Dalhousie University in 2012, and an undergraduate degree in International Business (Finance) from Carleton University in 2009. He has lived, worked and studied in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Chicago, USA, and Hamburg Germany. Jonah is also a board member for the Prince Edward Island Association for Community Living, and among other things, sits on the Canadian Association for Community Living Strategic Litigation Sub-Committee, which is responsible for overseeing litigation efforts related to the rights of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Jan MacNeill- Member at Large
Brooke Bell - Member at Large
Hilary Foster - Member at Large
Hilary is a lawyer in the Charlottetown office of Stewart McKelvey. She practices in the area of general litigation. Hilary obtained her Juris Doctor (Laws) from the University of New Brunswick in 2016, and her Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from Saint Mary's University in 2011. Hilary has worked and volunteered throughout both her degrees. She worked as a Residence Assistant during her Undergraduate degree and volunteered with a national literacy organization (Frontier College) tutoring school children in both Math and English throughout her law degree. Committed to getting involved in the community, Hilary is excited to join the dedicated group of Board Members of the Club.