Local Boys and Girls Club gets new executive director

The Boys and Girls Club of South San Luis Obispo County has a new executive director: Francisco (Franky) Curiel of Arroyo Grande.

The position was previously held for nearly seven years by Moyses Murguia.

Curiel has worked for 15 years as the director of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services at Cuesta College, where he coordinated various student outreach activities to increase the enrollment of non-traditional and low-income students.

He has a master’s degree in education and counseling from Cal Poly and was also an assistant basketball coach at both St. Louis University in St. Louis and St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana. Curiel is active on the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Advisory Council and the Arroyo Grande Rotary Club.