To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
To serve the most youth possible with excellent staff and programs.
Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence
- Provide the youth in our community a safe environment and have a significant impact on their lives
- Uphold high ethical standards in all areas, especially in overseeing our finances, collecting membership and participation data, being good stewards of the donor dollar and representing ourselves to the public
Places: A safe place to learn and grow where youth safety is our #1 priority. Staff and volunteers undergo criminal background checks and mandatory abuse and neglect training.
People: Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals. Mentoring is one way we achieve this.
Programs: Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences. Programming is continually being improved to assist our members develop and grow.
Meet The Leadership Team
Doug Light – President, Board Member since 2015
Matt Von Schuch – Vice President, Board Member since 2020
Athena Hess – Treasurer, Board Member since 2013
Joel Francis – Secretary, Board Member since 2020
Art Hamilton - Member At Large, Board Member since 2017
Mark Siciliano - Member At Large, Board Member since 2020
Sandra comes to the Club with over 20 years nonprofit experience ranging from corporate and foundation relations, donor research, grant writing, annual fund and capital campaigns. Most recently, Sandra was Director of Organizational Sustainability at a local social enterprise, focusing on board development, strategic plan implementation, fund raising, marketing, and program development.
(photo: Macson McGuigan)
Director of Operations
Matt is a graduate of West Virginia University and a graduate of the Boys & Girls Club of America’s Advanced Leadership Program. For the last 12 years Matt has worked in the youth development field. He spent 8 of those years as the Unit Director and Rural Outreach Director for the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County, Maryland. He has also served as Director of Operations at Fort Ritchie Community Center and as the Extended Learning Coordinator at Fulks Run Elementary School.