Bonnye Livesay happily joined the YCA staff in 2013, as the Curriculum Coordinator. Bonnye was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her family still resides in Morgan City, Louisiana. She met her husband Jim while serving in the SeaBees. After her discharge from the Navy, she obtained her degree in education. She taught for 29 years before retiring in 2009. Other than her wonderful husband, she has two sons, their wives, and four grandchildren.
Bonnye moved to Corpus Christi in 2012. She joined Yorktown Baptist Church where she sings in the choir.