Samantha Gudger 
Director of Grants

Samantha graduated from Western Washington University in 2001 with a BA in English. Samantha’s experience with the Boys & Girls Club movement started in 2002 when she was hired as the Director of Grants for the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound. She is responsible for all grant writing activities including researching, proposal writing, tracking, and reporting to raise money for operations, programs, and capital campaigns. 

Samantha is also a board member of the Puget Sound Grant writers’ Association (PSGA) and is the committee chair for the South Sound PSGA program committee which plans and implements programs to meet the needs of the South Puget Sound grant writing community.

Samantha and her husband live in Tacoma and in her leisure time, Samantha enjoys snowboarding, reading and writing children’s literature, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.