Board of Directors

Civitan International Board of Directors

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International President Jay Albertia

Jay Albertia International President Jay Albertia is a longtime member of the Clarksville Civitan Club in Tennessee. He has served in a leadership role with Civitan at the club, district, and international levels. He has served Civitan’s Valley District as Governor, Special Olympics Chair, and Judge Advocate, and on numerous committees. In 2008-2009, he was the senior International Director on the Civitan International Board of Directors.

Jay is the executive director of Progressive Directions, Inc., a center for people with intellectual disabilities. He is active in his local Chamber of Commerce, an adjunct professor at Austin Peay State University, and and a Sunday School teacher at the First Baptist Church of Clarksville. He and his wife Gena live in Clarksville with their three children: Preston, Taylor and Preslee.

Contact information:
304 Longwood Ct
Clarksville TN 37043-4040
Home: 931-358-5878
Work: 931-647-6333

International President-elect Debbie Bruce-Juhlke  Debbie Bruce-Juhlke

International President-elect Debbie Bruce-Juhlke is a longtime member of the Heart of the Rock Civitan Club in Texas. She has served as club president, district governor, and regional director. An active recruiter for Civitan, Debbie has built 11 Civitan clubs and eight Junior Civitan clubs.

Debbie works as a Human Resources Manager for Exfluor Research Corporation in Texas. She is a graduate of Texas Eastern School of Nursing and Central Texas College, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. She lives in Round Rock with her husband Timothy, and has three adult children (Shay’La Harris; Arthur Bryan II, Esq., and Jonathan Bryan).

Contact information:
2339 Camino Del Verdes Pl
Round Rock, TX 78681
Work: 512-310-9044
Home: 512-244-3642
Cell: 512-762-2253

Immediate Past President Robert A. “Bob” Robinson
Bob Robinson

A native of Perth, Ontario, President Robinson has served as a dedicated Civitan leader for many years. He has served as president of the Perth Civitan Club, governor of the Canadian East District, and Region 5 International Director on the Civitan International Board. He was Senior International Director for the 2006-2007 Civitan year.
Bob lives in Perth, Ontario with his wife, Wendy, who is also an active Civitan. They have two grown children, Robert John (RJ) and Ashley.

Contact information:
1 Scott Crescent
Perth ON K7H 3J2
Work: 613-267-3443
Home: 613-267-6104

Regional Directors

Region 1 Director (2014-2016)
Sherry Garrett
117 Pecan Ave
Nettleton, MS 38858
Work: 662-963-2605
Home: 662-963-3519
Cell: 662-231-4377

Region 2 International Director (2014-2016)
Lura Boggs
P.O. Box 31233
Greenville, SC 29608
Home: 864-558-1240
Cell: 864-385-8979

Region 3 International Director (2013-2015)
Robert “Bob” Jones
P.O. Box 385
Concord, NC 28026-0385
Work: 704-788-2287
Cell: 704-796-0492

Jo O'Toole

Region 4 International Director (2014-2016)
Joe O’Toole
35 N Church St.
Waynesboro, PA 17268
Work: 301-784-2500
Home: 717-762-9247






Region 5 International Director (2013-2015)
Peter Guthrie
1890 Ramsay Conc 7B RR2
Almonte, ON K0A 1A0
Home: 613-256-1102
Cell: 613-715-1101

Region 6 International Director (2013-2015)
Kendyl Massey
2517 Red Wing Way
Maryville, TN 37801-0844
Work: 865-856-7448
Cell: 205-533-2028

Region 7 International Director (2013-2015)
Frank Kelley
8628 Running River Ln
Fort Worth, TX 76131
Work: 817-317-3553
Home: 682-841-7157
Cell: 727-631-9354

Region Eight International Director (2014-2016)
Sharon Hessoun
2060 N Bitter Cherry Rd
Tucson, AZ 85715
Home: 520-722-7517

European Division International Director (2014-2016)
Tor Dahl
H.B. Haraldsensgate 4B
3188 Horten, Norway
Home: 473-304-4918

Junior Civitan International President (2014-2015)
Preston Albertia

Executive Vice President
W. John Rynearson, CAE (Justine)
P. O. Box 130744
Birmingham, AL 35213-0744
Work: 205-591-8910, ext. 109
Cell: 205-422-6344
Fax: 205-592-6307

If you have any questions regarding the Civitan International Board of Directors, please contact Rosemary Smith at, or call 1-800-CIVITAN, extension 108.