Young Professionals Board


The Young Professionals Board (YPB) supports the overall mission and programs of Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago. YPB members are entrepreneurial, ambitious individuals dedicated to advancing the efforts of BGCC through volunteering, fundraising, networking and community engagement opportunities. The YPB also seeks to broaden the reach of Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago’s volunteer leadership network by engaging talented young professionals and promoting the growth and development of Chicagoland’s future philanthropic leaders.

Benefits of Membership

  • Professional and leadership opportunities through committee and event chairmanship
  • Exclusive volunteer opportunities
  • Member name and business listing on all YPB printed collateral and on the BGCC website
  • Donor and Board recognition in the BGCC Annual Report
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of the nonprofit sector
  • Network with other young professionals in Chicago and have fun in a meaningful way

How to Join

  • To become a member of the YPB, please fill out an online application and see the information regarding membership expectations. Applicants will be invited to attend a board meeting and tour a BGCC Club.

Membership Expectations

  • Attend and actively participate in quarterly board meetings
  • Attend at least three Board or BGCC events each year (Youth of the Year, YPB events, volunteer opportunities, etc.)
  • Actively serve on a YPB Committee

Financial Commitment

  • Pay annual dues ($250) before January 23, 2018.
  • Purchase at least one (1) ticket to the YPB Annual Fundraising Event
  • Secure auction items, sponsorships, or ticket sales for the YPB Annual Fundraising Event

Current Board Members:
Laura Aguilar
Spencer Allen
Alana Ballantyne
Kim Barron
Danyell Boyd
Jason Bradford
Joseph Brooks
Katherin Cordell
Daniel Crowley
Jennifer Daily
Julia Derish
Bryan Dimayuga
Alex Drummond
Nosa Eguae
Alli Fazzio, Board Chair
Emily Flanagan
Amanda Gallagher
Meghan Gallagher
Alfredo Gonzalez
Alex Gorniak
Spencer Hadelman
Caitlin Hanley
Jack Hansen, Membership Chair


Allison Harris
Michael Harrell
Hallie Hastings
Pat Klimmeck
Alison Lencewicz
Allen Liu
Logan Margulis
Marley Mathes
Carson Muir, Volunteer Chair
Chad Nevitt
Jamie Nuccio
Kevin O’Neill
Laura Pett
Ariyana Randolph
Sean William Roberts
Rashi Sharan
Libby Shuman
Sarah Siderius
Brian Stachnik
Cody Weaver
Anna Welch
Stephanie West