The Boys & Girls Club of Mankato has named Erin Simmons as Director.

Officials say Simmons brings experience building workplace teams as well as developing and implementing programs. Simmons has spent the past 14 years as Senior Manager with the American Lung Association in Minnesota, and prior to that worked in public health agencies.

Simmons said she is, “Thrilled to be joining the team whose passion and hard work has brought the Boys and Girls Club to Mankato.”

She will begin full time on August 13. Boys & Girls Club of Mankato plans to open in the Fall of 2018.