Leadership

  • A volunteer Board of Directors, chaired by Bryan Jordan, governs Youth Villages. In addition, there are Local Boards in Georgia, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon and Tennessee (Middle and West).
     
  • Chief Executive Officer Patrick W. Lawler has led the organization since its inception.

  • Officers and directors lead a staff of more than 3,000.

  • In addition, our Board of Advocates comprises prominent individuals who champion our work.