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Josh Campbell

Chief Operations Officer

Chief Operations Officer Josh Campbell joined the Boys & Girls Club Movement in 2004, as a summer camp counselor in Michigan with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo. In 2006, he moved to Oahu to attend Hawaii Pacific University and while there worked with Boys & Girls Clubs of Hawaii. During the summer months Josh returned to the Boys & Girls Club camp in Michigan as the assistant director. In 2007, he went to Kenya to renovate primary schools and build playground equipment for the kids. Then in 2008 he started as the Director of Community Outreach and Environmental Education for the Kalamazoo Club. He remained in that position for seven years before taking over operations of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Island (Hawaii) in  2015.

In 2017, Josh was hired as the Director of Program Quality/Spring Hill Unit Director. Shortly thereafter he was selected to serve as one of Nashville After Zone Alliance‘s (NAZA) Fellows and certified as an External Assessor of Youth Program Quality through the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. In December 2018, Josh was certified as a Youth Work Methods Trainer by the Forum for Youth Investment and the Weikart Center. Josh became the full-time Director of Program Quality in January 2019, before being promoted to Chief Operations Officer in August 2019.

In 2022, Josh received the NTI Train the Trainer Award from Boys & Girls Clubs of America. This award recognizes an NTI (National Trainers Initiative) Tier 2 Trainer who has shown excellence in leading the NTI Tier 1 Training of Trainers. Josh also received the 2022 TN Professional of the Year Award during the Tennessee Area Council conference.

In 2023, Josh was certified as an ATD Master Trainer by the ATD Certification Institute. He is also certified as a Child Abuse Prevention Education (CAPE) Specialist.

Josh was chosen for 2023 Class of Woodruff Fellows by BGCA, providing scholarship funding towards receiving his M. Ed in Adult and Lifelong Learning from the University of Arkansas. Josh was also recently certified as a ATD Master Trainer by the ATD Certification Institute, for having successfully demonstrated mastery in the talent development capability of Training Delivery & Facilitation. Josh is a member of the Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club. (931)490-9401 ext.2624


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