Ron Nelson was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He is a graduate of LeMoyne-Owen College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. In October 2005, Ron became the Program Director. While serving in this capacity, he instilled positive character and leadership skills and quality programming. Growing up, Ron was a member of the Dixie Boys Club for 11 years under the direction of Bernal Smith. Ron has been an active member of the Association of Boys & Girls Club Professionals and now is the Director of the John Dustin Buckman Club.
Email: ronn [at] bgcm [dot] org
Avis Monso is a native Memphian and graduated from Northside High. She continued her studies at The Health Care Institute and Tennessee State University. Avis is a certified CNA and has a B.S. in Family Consumer Science with an emphasis in Child Development and Family Relationships. Avis worked as a substitute teacher for Memphis City Schools and early in her career worked at the Buckman and Goodwill Clubs. After residing in Georgia as a Pre-K Teacher she soon returned back to Memphis and found her way back to the Buckman Club. Avis has a strong passion for working with youth and helping them grow.
Email: avism [at] bgcm [dot] org