Ensuring Opportunities for Kids in Need Connect members are committed ambassadors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. They contribute their energy, connections and passion, by raising funds, providing club resources and promoting community awareness. As a volunteer group for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Connect is committed to providing support to the BGCMP and the thousands of kids they serve. Connect is responsible for coordinating fundraising activities and helping improve the lives of our community’s kids. If you are interested in joining this incredible group of volunteers, please contact Lariana at or Tim at

ConnectConnect Leadership

Justin Low • President
Kami Hoskins • Vice President & Member Engagement
Lauren Hallam • Secretary & Member Development
John Gaylord • Treasurer & Fundraising Chair
Jim DoBrunz • Member Recruitment Chair
Melissa DiGianfilippo • Marketing Chair
Kristina Keating • Club Connections Chair
Emily Denes • Staff Liaison
Tim Emory • Staff Liaison
Lariana Forsythe • Staff Liaison


2016-17 Members
Stephen Baxter
Rachel Bertrandt
Sarah Brooks
Matthew Carr
Jake Danovic
Melissa DiGianfilippo
Jim Dobrunz
John Gaylord
Lauren Hallam
Kami Hoskins
Kristina Keating
Robert LaMacchia
Charles LeSueur
Holly Linder
Kayla Littlepage
Justin Low
Chane Miller
Stevie Ortega
Kevin O’Shaughnessy
Austin Pahnke
Megan Pitas
Shawn Richter
Meggen Roberts
Laura Rogal
David Romako
Dave Schembri
Rachel Stiak
Darren Sucato
Nick Teschler
Cheyenne Walsh
Dan Zieky