Area Director // Deerfield & Schwegler
Lindsay Simms was named the Area Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence Deerfield and Schwegler sites in 2016. A member of the Movement for more than 10 years, Lindsay attended Deerfield Elementary as a student and went on to become a group leader and a Program Manager of her elementary home site. She held the Program Manager position for more than four years before moving up to Area Director. Prior to joining BGC, Lindsay worked for USD 497 and Papa Murphy’s Pizza. Legends say she is also a karaoke wizard.
Lindsay earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Science with an emphasis on Autism from the University of Kansas. Her favorite Lawrence activities include walking on Mass Street with friends, biking on local trails and going to Orange Leaf. Lindsay lives in Lawrence with her cat, Jax.
Best advice you have ever gotten from a Club kid:
“I really don’t like wet farts.” (Moral of the story… don’t trust a wet fart.)
What makes the Boys & Girls Club special:
“It is a safe and fun place for kids to be kids. A place where they can build lifelong friendships and memories.”
Words to live by:
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss