Gary Beckman, Executive Director

Gary began working for the Club in 2017 with more than 22 years of Boys & Girls Club experience, most recently in Pontiac, Ill. As the Executive Director, Gary oversees all aspects of the Club. He can be reached at 



Tyler Hudson, Director of Operations

Tyler has worked at the Club for the last five years and in his current position since 2015. Tyler’s favorite program is STEM because it provides and reinforces essential knowledge and skills that will help youth succeed in the future. He can be reached at




Meghan-JeffreysMeghan Jeffreys, Fundraising Director

Meghan has worked at the Club since 2014. As the Fundraising Director, she is responsible for organizing and bringing in funds for the special events hosted by the Club. Meghan’s favorite program is Eco-STEM because it gives Club members an opportunity to learn about the environment and how to protect our natural resources. She can be reached at



Emily-JarrettEmily Jarrett, Communications Director

Emily has worked at the Club since 2014. As the Communications Director, she is responsible for helping the community, parents and prospective members to understand the Club and all it has to offer. Emily’s favorite program at the Club is Smart Girls, because it empowers girls to learn about self-confidence and healthy lifestyles. She can be reached at



Dorina Kuzmenko, Finance Manager

Dorina has worked at the Club since 2015. As the Finance Manager she is in charge of Club finances. Her favorite program is Healthy Habits because it encourages Club members to start healthy habits young that will help them lead long, healthy lives. She can be reached at


Laurie-SchirllsLaurie Schirlls, Operations Coordinator

Laurie has worked at the Club since 2008. As the Operations Coordinator, Laurie assists the Director of Operations and Site Managers with day-to-day needs, as well as programming support. Her favorite program is the Summer Program because it provides the opportunity for kids to keep active, see their friends and participate in many awesome programs such as gardening, art projects, learning how to take care of animals and going to the pool. She can be reached at




James Cramer, Heber Hunt Elementary, Horace Mann Elementary and Washington Elementary Area Manager

James has worked at the Club since 2004. As an Area Manager, he ensures that hands-on learning programs are implemented to members on a daily basis. His favorite program is Triple Play/Wanna Play because it teaches members how important it is to stay active, get exercise and eat healthy. James can be reached at



Vicki Hart, The CLUB Site Manager

Vicki has worked at the Club since 2008. As The CLUB Site Manager, her responsibilities include making sure that all aspects of the site are running smoothly, from paperwork to managing staff to helping members with homework. Vicki’s favorite program is Yoga because sometimes she is able to participate. She can be reached at


Jessica Hazel, Green Ridge, La Monte and Leeton Area Manager 

Jessica has worked for the Club since 2012, first as a Site Assistant for the Green Ridge Site and now as an Area Manager. She believes the Club offers a safe place for kids to go after school instead of being home alone or going out and getting into trouble. She can be reached at


Judy Moore, Smithton Site Manager

Judy has worked at the Club since 2008. As the Smithton Site Manager she makes sure that outcomes and expectations are delivered and received by members. Her favorite program is X-Gen, because as children become more immersed in technology and consumerism, she believes it’s important to bring forward historical insight and new ideas. She also believes in the Club’s dedication to being community-oriented and promoting the idea of being altruistic to fellow members and the community at large. She can be reached at


Tara Walker, Cole Camp Site ManagerTara-Walker

Tara has worked at the Club sine 2007. As the Cole Camp Site she is responsible for planning, developing programs for members and developing positive relationships with the community. Tara’s favorite part of the Club is Power Hour, which helps members complete homework during Club time so they can spend the evening at home doing fun stuff with their families, and not worrying about homework. Tara can be reached at


Lance-WilliamsLance Williams, Skyline Elementary Site Manager

Lance has worked at the Club since 2014. As the Skyline Site Manager Lance is responsible for providing a safe, positive and educational environment for all the children that comes to his Club site. Lance’s favorite program is Passport to Manhood, because it teaches boys how to become respectful young men and how to contribute to the society as grown men. He can be reached at