Rebecca Veium

Chief Executive Officer

rveium@bgcjanesville.org

Rebecca joined the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville in 2020 and believes youth are our most precious resource that we need to invest in. All kids deserve opportunities to thrive and reach their full potential since they will be the next generation of leaders and we want them to be as successful as possible. Rebecca is honored to be a part of the Club to promote great futures for all Janesville youth and our community.

Tracy Benedict

Finance Director

tbenedict@bgcjanesville.org

Tracy has been with the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville for 10 years and is proud to be a part of a wonderful team that supports youth in the community. Tracy is inspired every day by the youth that come to the Club. They motivate Tracy to do her best and empower them to become whatever they want.

Kaitlyn Hathorn

Director of Program Quality

khathorn@bgcjanesville.org

Kaitlyn has been a part of the Boys & Girls Club movement since August 2014 and enjoys working at the Club because of the impact we have on our future leaders. She graduated from UW-Madison with a master’s degree in social work with an emphasis in children, youth, and families. When she’s not working, Kaitlyn enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and their dog Penny.

Nicole Rusch

Resource Development Director

nrusch@bgcjanesville.org

Nicole joined the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville in April and is excited to be part of an organization with the power to change a child’s life. Having spent years in non-profit and communications helping adults with barriers, Nicole saw first-hand the difference positive support and a safe place to go can make. Nicole has a very active toddler that is full of life and amazing potential, something she feels that all children should have.

Addie Mayfield

Teen Program Manager

amayfield@bgcjanesville.org

Addie started coming to the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville in second grade and has been with us ever since. As the Teen Program Manager Addie guides youth the way her mentors guided her. Addie feels at home at the Club and says being able to give kids a positive environment is more rewarding than anything.

Samantha Soddy

Elementary Program Manager

ssoddy@bgcjanesville.org

Samantha has been at the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville for four years. Samantha graduated from UW-Whitewater in 2019 with a focus on health and recreation and has worked with youth in some capacity since she was 16. Building relationships with the youth and their families in the community is very important to Samantha. She found a passion for working for non-profit and her goal is to grow and improve the Club’s elementary program.

Skyla Lowery

Administrative Specialist

slowery@bgcjanesville.org

Skyla started working at the Boys & Girls Club of Janesville in the summer of 2022. She has a passion for helping others in her community and enjoys having a hand in shaping younger generations! Skyla has a son and knows that having supportive adults and a healthy environment allows children to thrive. She can’t wait to see what the future has in store for her and for the boys and girls club collectively.

Photo Credit: photos generously provided by Neighborhood Photography