Friends of the Junior Lifeguards is a non-profit 501c3 corporation incorporated in the State of California. The foundation serves as the non-profit fund-raising auxiliary of the Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguards.
Since the foundation was incorporated in 2000, it raised over $200,000 in donations to support the program and its activities.
A seven member Board of Directors governs the foundation. The members are from the community who volunteer their time and energy to support the junior lifeguard program.
Previous major campaign efforts, by the foundation, included an annual pancake breakfast and solicitations from local businesses. Mr. Aaron Pai, owner of Huntington Beach Surf and Sport, and the Assistance League of Huntington Beach have been major contributors to the Huntington Beach Junior Lifeguard Program.
Friends of the Junior Guards
Jim Staunton, Director & President
Harriet Ouelette, Director
Tom DeLong, Director
Jeanne Mellor, Director
Ginny Parazette, Director
Kathleen Rivers, Director
Susan Staunton, Director
Cindy Hyink, Director
Vickie Thomas, Director
City of Huntington Beach Administration
David Segura, Fire Chief
Mike Baumgartner, Marine Safety Chief
Mike Eich,Program Coordinator
Kyle Morita, Co-Assistant Coordinator
Greg Luttrell, Co-Assistant Coordinator
Huntington Beach City Council
Jim Katapodis, Mayor
Dave Sullivan, Mayor Pro Tem
Joe Carchio, Council Member
Jill Hardy, Council Member
Barbara Delgleize, Council Member
Billy O’Connell, Council Member
Erik Peterson, Council Member
Mike Posey, Council Member