W. Errol Sewell
Boys & Girls Club Professional
From Club kid to Club professional, Errol Sewell went full circle in the Boys & Girls Club Movement. Sewell joined his hometown Boys & Girls Club in 1945, quickly making an impression. He was honored as Boy of the Year in 1950 and Club Mayor in 1951. From the time he was a teen, Sewell held a series of Club professional positions, eventually joining national staff in 1969. As director of field services, Sewell’s leadership helped create more than 1,000 new Clubs, expanding the Boys & Girls Club Movement into public housing, schools, Native American lands and military installations.