Staff Leadership

Zenae Campbell

Chief Executive Officer

Zenae brings to BGCAA over 20 years of experience in youth-centric non-profits and a passion for working with kids of all ages. Zenae is a fellow member of the Boys & Girls Clubs Movement and joins us from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, where she served as the Vice President, Programs and Club Operations – a role she held for 10 years.

Before joining the Movement, Zenae held various administrative roles in Sacramento Unified School District, Sacramento County Child Protective Services, and the Anti-Defamation League of Sacramento. In these positions some of her core responsibilities were managing multi-million-dollar budgets, instituting district-wide summer learning initiatives, developing and executing strategies to reduce inequities in child welfare.

Zenae earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California. Additionally, Zenae has a Certificate of Leadership from Harvard Business School.

Zenae’s professional focus is serving and strengthening communities. Outside of that, Zenae resides with her husband Julius and their two children who also attend the Club.