Our Board

The importance of Boys & Girls Club leadership, the Board of Directors, cannot be overstated. Volunteer leaders represent the strength and diversity of the Club's Board. The board is a reflection of the community in which they live and work. Their depth of understanding about the local club is crucial to their power as advocates and to preserving young lives. The Board of Directors serves three primary roles: Trusteeship, Planning and Resource Development.


If you are interested in serving on the board, please email Justin Reuter at jreuter@bgccapitalarea.org


John Buntich, 99 Restaurants


Vice Presidents

April Backus, Siena Research Institute

Eamonn Greeran, Lowe's Glenmont Store


Jim Callister, Achievements

Zach Hasselbarth, Sunmark Federal Credit Union

Howie Architzel, SEFCU

Board Members

Brandye Ferro, 99 Restaurants

Brett Baxt, Howard Group

Charlie Gottlieb, Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna

Chris Chenes, Tri-City Valleycats

Christine Tramontano, Malkin & Ross

Christopher Dawson, Regional Advertising Sales Pyramid Management Group, LLC

Daniel Henley, Dawn Homes Management

Dan Sauer, CDPHP

David Ocasio Ross, Member Relationship Manager for Clifton Park Branch
Desiree Murnane, Couch White LLP

Emma Steckman, City School District of Albany
Ge'Net Ninstant, BST & Company
Heather Orth, Albany County District Attorney's Office
Helena Heath, Albany City Court Judge

James Tardy, Department of Health

John Kearney, Retired

Lindsey Speach, SmartWatt

Liz Benjamin, Marathon Strategies

Micaela Townsend, Unity House of Troy, Inc

Michael Wade, TD Bank

Nick Riley, City of Albany

Nora McDowell, NYS Homes & Community Renewal

Owusu Anane, City of Albany, Common Council 10th Ward

Rachele Genhofer, Little Dog Advertising
Robert Foley, NYS Court of Claims Attorney

Rob Scrivens, Steadfast Risk Advisors
Susan Sommers, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Tech Valley
Tony Potenza, Retired


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