Board of Directors

Gerry Howze

PEARLS for Teen Girls

Gerry is the executive director of PEARLS for Teen Girls.  Gerry was PEARLS’ first program coordinator and then director of program services.  Prior to PEARLS, Gerry was a club manager at the Hillside Boys & Girls Club, director of Goldin, COA Youth & Family Center, and trainer, KIDS FIRST coalition coordinator at Aurora Family Service.  As a strong advocate for self-development, Gerry has a BA in human services from Springfield College and is a 2005 Future Milwaukee graduate.  She has certificates in youth development, training, and leadership.  Gerry is also on the board of Milwaukee Scholars and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts’ Diversity & Community Engagement Committee.  Gerry is a member of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Speakers Bureau.