Working for Lansing’s Boys And Girls


Carmen Turner
President and Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Lansing

Photo by Erika Hodges

Photo by Erika Hodges

Carmen Turner has worked with nonprofit organizations for many years as a volunteer, but after a lifestyle shift and a move to Lansing with her two daughters, she began looking for a job that focused on helping children. She found that in the Boys and Girls Club of Lansing and has worked there for the past 15 years. Turner is currently the president and executive director of the organization. Her job includes overseeing the daily operations of the Club and making sure that the staff is accomplishing their goals.

When she’s not working, Turner is raising her two daughters. She also loves plays and concerts, and serves on many different boards and as Commissioner for Delta Park.

“I also love to travel,” said Turner. “But I’m waiting for some graduations so that I’ll have the free time.”

Turner loves her daughters and says that no matter what she accomplishes, her daughters will be her greatest claim to fame.

“My daughters’ accomplishments are always number one in my book.”

Tags: boys and girls club, lansing, Local Women


Kyle Dowling

Kyle Dowling is an employee of M3 Group and is pursuing a writing degree at LCC. He enjoys fiction writing, video games and movies.

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