B.J. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with significant experience working with children with severe abuse histories and mental health needs, parents and families in crisis, and adults. He currently works for Pasco County Schools (Florida) as a School Social Worker.
An active volunteer in the BSF community since 1998, B.J. joined the Board in 2017. He was originally introduced to the group by the Bowen family and then quickly began to participate in overall conference planning, with a specific focus on activities and sessions for families and youth. He has attended all of the BSF conferences since 2004. Over the years, B.J.’s involvement with BSF has grown to encompass even more of his professional clinical expertise in areas such as mentoring, assisting families with navigating community resources, parenting support, small group facilitation, and board development.
B.J. graduated from Florida State University with a Masters in Social Work after earning Bachelor degrees in Child Development and Religion. He currently lives outside of Tampa, Florida, USA in the town of New Port Richey with his wife, Greta, and their two daughters, Georgia and Gwen.