Our Mission

Statesboro Jaycees’ mission is to provide development opportunities for young people (ages 21-40) to create positive change. Statesboro Jaycees has a long history in Bulloch County and archives until present can be seen at : https://bit.do/StatesboroJaycees_history. Our Statesboro chapter was resurrected in 2014, and is still going strong.

Our Officers

Hugh Mays - President

Branch Manager at Digital Office Equipment

HOBBIES:

Golf, Piano, Woodworking.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

• Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce
• Thomson-McDuffie County Chamber of Commerce
• Ogeechee Masonic Lodge #213 of Statesboro, GA
• Knights Templar Eye Foundation

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS:

• 2018 Statesboro Herald top 20 under 40
• 2018 Jaycees International Rising Star
• President- Chapter of the Year BNI Hilton Head/Savannah Franchise
• Member of the Year- Island Business Networkers 2016
• Member of the Year- Island Business Networkers 2017

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

I saw the Jaycees in our community making a difference locally and they always seemed to have such a fun time. I wanted to be part of the great work they were doing. Joining our chapter has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.

Allison Murphy - VP of Management

Office Representative, State Farm Insurance

HOBBIES:

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time at the lake with my family, hunting and shooting skeet, and traveling to new places with my husband, Ashley Murphy.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

  • Leadership Bulloch Alumni
  • Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

AWARDS/ACCOLADES:

  • Leadership Bulloch Class of 2019
  • Leadership Emanuel Class of 2016

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

When my husband and I moved to Bulloch County in 2017, I did not know many people, nor did I know much about the community. The past President of the Statesboro Jaycees invited me to a meeting, and I immediately knew this was the organization I wanted to volunteer my time to. I have always been dedicated to giving back and helping my community, and this amazing organization does just that. Since becoming a member, I have grown both personally and professionally, all while making friendships that I know will last a lifetime.

Hayden LaTulip - VP of Development, Events Chair

Senior Marketing Consultant at Legal Research Marketing

HOBBIES:

Traveling, cooking and baking, and soon, beekeeping!

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

Ogeechee Area Beekeepers Association

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

While I’m not originally from Statesboro, my husband and I made the decision to make it our forever home. I joined the Jaycees with the goals of investing in this community and expanding my network as a young professional. Best decision ever! I’ve made so many wonderful connections and I am proud of the things we accomplish as a team.

Chris Wiggins - Treasurer

Retail Market Manager Synovus Bank

HOBBIES:

Spending time with family and friends.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

  • Statesboro Kiwanis Club
  • Leadership Bulloch Class of 2018
  • Relay for Life Of Bulloch County
  • United Way of the Southeast Georgia Board Member
  • Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County Board Member/ Vice President 2019-2020

 

 

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS:

  • Statesboro Herald 20 under 40 in 2017

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

I have a passion for giving back to my community. The Statesboro Jaycees are a great group of young professionals who share that passion. As a group, I have no doubt that we will be able to do great things for our community.

Cam Haydon - VP of Membership

HOBBIES:

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

 

FAMILY:

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

 

Molly Bickerton - VP of Communications

Director of Admissions, Ogeechee Technical College

HOBBIES:

 I love to travel, especially with my best girlfriends whom I have met through the Statesboro Jaycees. I enjoy spending quality time with my labradoodle, Bates, who definitely keeps me on my toes.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

  • Lynda Brannen Williamson Leadership Academy Alumni
  • Ogeechee Technical College Alumni Association
  •  Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful
  •  Bulloch County REACH program
  •  Bulloch County Relay for Life
  •  Professional Women of Statesboro

AWARDS/ACCOLADES:

  • 2015 Outstanding Alumni nominee for Ogeechee Technical College

  •  2017 Statesboro Herald top 20 under 40

  •  2019 Ogeechee Technical College Leadership Award recipient

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

The Statesboro Jaycees offered just what I needed as a young professional woman in this area: numerous community service opportunities, unique networking events, and a casual meeting atmosphere. Most of our members are involved in other civic organizations, but the Statesboro Jaycees is where meaningful connections happen and lifelong friends are made.

Breanna Haydon - Secretary

Accountant/Auditor, Lanier, Deal & Proctor

HOBBIES:

I enjoy going to the beach, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. I am married to Cam Haydon, fellow Jaycee and teacher at Stilson Elementary.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

• Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

Why I joined – I joined because I really wanted to get involved in the community and make a difference with like-minded individuals. I have truly enjoyed my time as a Jaycee and have made so many new friends. We have a lot of fun together while serving our community.

Hugh Mays - President

Branch Manager at Digital Office Equipment

HOBBIES:

Golf, Piano, Woodworking.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

• Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce
• Thomson-McDuffie County Chamber of Commerce
• Ogeechee Masonic Lodge #213 of Statesboro, GA
• Knights Templar Eye Foundation

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS:

• 2018 Statesboro Herald top 20 under 40
• 2018 Jaycees International Rising Star
• President- Chapter of the Year BNI Hilton Head/Savannah Franchise
• Member of the Year- Island Business Networkers 2016
• Member of the Year- Island Business Networkers 2017

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

I saw the Jaycees in our community making a difference locally and they always seemed to have such a fun time. I wanted to be part of the great work they were doing. Joining our chapter has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.

Allison Murphy - VP of Management

Office Representative, State Farm Insurance

HOBBIES:

 In my spare time, I enjoy spending time at the lake with my family, hunting and shooting skeet, and traveling to new places with my husband, Ashley Murphy.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

  • Leadership Bulloch Alumni
  • Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

AWARDS/ACCOLADES:

  • Leadership Bulloch Class of 2019

  •  Leadership Emanuel Class of 2016

  • WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

    When my husband and I moved to Bulloch County in 2017, I did not know many people, nor did I know much about the community. The past President of the Statesboro Jaycees invited me to a meeting, and I immediately knew this was the organization I wanted to volunteer my time to. I have always been dedicated to giving back and helping my community, and this amazing organization does just that. Since becoming a member, I have grown both personally and professionally, all while making friendships that I know will last a lifetime.

Hayden LaTulip - VP of Development

Senior Marketing Consultant at Legal Research Marketing

HOBBIES:

Traveling, cooking and baking, and soon, beekeeping!

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

• Ogeechee Area Beekeepers Association

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

While I’m not originally from Statesboro, my husband and I made the decision to make it our forever home. I joined the Jaycees with the goals of investing in this community and expanding my network as a young professional. Best decision ever! I’ve made so many wonderful connections and I am proud of the things we accomplish as a team.

Chris Wiggins - Treasurer

Retail Market Manager Synovus Bank

HOBBIES:

Spending time with family and friends.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

• Statesboro Kiwanis Club
• Leadership Bulloch Class of 2018
• Relay for Life Of Bulloch County
•United Way of the Southeast Georgia Board Member
•Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County Board Member/ Vice President 2019-2020

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS:

• Statesboro Herald 20 under 40 in 2017

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

I have a passion for giving back to my community. The Statesboro Jaycees are a great group of young professionals who share that passion. As a group, I have no doubt that we will be able to do great things for our community.

Cam Haydon - VP of Membership

HOBBIES:

 

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

 

FAMILY:

 

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

 

Molly Bickerton - VP of Communications

Director of Admissions, Ogeechee Technical College

HOBBIES:

 I love to travel, especially with my best girlfriends whom I have met through the Statesboro Jaycees. I enjoy spending quality time with my labradoodle, Bates, who definitely keeps me on my toes.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

  • Lynda Brannen Williamson Leadership Academy Alumni
  • Ogeechee Technical College Alumni Association
  •  Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful
  •  Bulloch County REACH program
  •  Bulloch County Relay for Life
  •  Professional Women of Statesboro

AWARDS/ACCOLADES:

  • 2015 Outstanding Alumni nominee for Ogeechee Technical College

  •  2017 Statesboro Herald top 20 under 40

  •  2019 Ogeechee Technical College Leadership Award recipient

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

The Statesboro Jaycees offered just what I needed as a young professional woman in this area: numerous community service opportunities, unique networking events, and a casual meeting atmosphere. Most of our members are involved in other civic organizations, but the Statesboro Jaycees is where meaningful connections happen and lifelong friends are made.

Breanna Haydon - Secretary

Accountant/Auditor, Lanier, Deal & Proctor

HOBBIES:

I enjoy going to the beach, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. I am married to Cam Haydon, fellow Jaycee and teacher at Stilson Elementary.

OTHER GROUPS INVOLVED IN:

• Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

WHY I JOINED THE JAYCEES:

Why I joined – I joined because I really wanted to get involved in the community and make a difference with like-minded individuals. I have truly enjoyed my time as a Jaycee and have made so many new friends. We have a lot of fun together while serving our community.