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Who we are

We are a crew of passionate individuals working together to create a positive & fun environment for youth to learn and grow.

Leadership

Aaron Miltenberger

CEO & President

Tel: (719) 850-1464

On-Call Tel: (719) 588-5433

aaron@bgcslv.org

Mr. Miltenberger joined the Boys and the Girls Clubs of the San Luis Valley as President/CEO in April of 2018. A long time advocate for historically underserved and marginalized youth, with over 25 years of working in student and youth development programs. Mr. Miltenberger has worked with foster homes, environmental education programs, youth corrections, wilderness therapy programs and with social services. He was a three-year employee at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the San Luis Valley working in the Intel Computer Clubhouse. Most recently, Mr. Miltenberger was the Director of Student Life & Recreation at Adams State University, where he worked for 10 years. He received his Master in Higher Education Administration and Leadership from ASU in 2012 and is pleased to serve the community in this new capacity.

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Cyndi Oringdulph

Senior Director of Programs and Social Emotional Learning

(719) 589-5252

cyndio@bgcslv.org

Cyndi comes to the club after having worked here 12 years ago. She also brings 23 years of experience working with children including work as a school director, teaching kindergarten, and developing enrichment/readiness programs, to name a few. She graduated top of her class from Ashford University with a BA in Early Childhood Education Administration. She’s also certified in Restorative Justice, SEL (Social Emotional Learning), Behavior Management, Digital Threat Assessment, PBIS, and MTSS.

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Theresa Shown

Finance Director

(719) 589-5252

finance@bgcslv.org

Theresa brings over 15 years of experience in non-profit accounting to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the San Luis Valley. She is an education professional with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with an emphasis in Accounting from Adams State University. She is passionate about making making a difference in the lives of those around her and is most excited to give back to the children and the community through her position as Finance Director. In her free time you will find her tending to her large garden, camping, hunting or at church.  

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Position Vacant

Alamosa Unit Director

(719) 589-5252
director@bgcslv.org

Position Vacant

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Garrett Marquez

Outdoor Adventure Director

(719) 589-5252

garrett@bgcslv.org

Garrett is most passionate about introducing kids to the outdoors and providing them with memorable experiences. This makes him an ideal leader for the Outdoor Adventure program. Previously a teacher, Garrett has experience educating and working with kids. On a Sunday, you can find him cheering for the L.A. Chargers or hiking to big bodies of water.  

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Dave Hargis

Marketing & Resource Development Specialist

(719) 589-5252
marketing@bgcslv.org

With an extensive background in Sales, Marketing, Office Management, and Career Services, Dave brings a diverse set of skills that is well paired with a strong sense of wonder and hope for the future. 

Dave's innate belief that we all have the potential to help each other create meaningful lives for ourselves and prosperous communities that enrich us all is strongly linked to his love of heroes, science fiction, and his faith in the ability of each one of us to be a catalyst for each others greatness!

Semper Fi!

Organizational Chart

Staff

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Louisa Cheslock

STEM Coordinator 

Fawn Tatro

Cultural Arts Coordinator

Garrett Pearson

Music Tech Coordinator

Kaitlyn Simon

Membership Coordinator

Alonna Younger

Program Aid

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Olga Montano
Extended Learning Program Coordinator 


Claudia Corvera
Teen Coordinator


Jadon Hart
IT
 

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Americorps Members:

Amy Brenneman

Development Associate VISTA- Marketing and PR

Our 2022
Board of Directors

Note: BGCSLV Board terms are three years, are renewable, and are staggered. In addition, the organization has 100 percent of board members contributing financially to BGCSLV on an annual basis. 

Mr. Rob Oringdulph, Retired, Edward Jones

Interim Chief Volunteer Officer (2022)

County of Residence: Alamosa 

Board Member Since: 2007 

Term Expires: 2022  

Contact info: Email oringdulphr@icloud.com Tel 719-580-0130

 

Mr. Adam Lopez, Regional Manager, Wal-Mart Corporation

Vice Chair, Chair Elect (2022)

County of Residence: Alamosa

Board Member Since: 2019

Term Expires: 2022

Contact Info: Email adam.lopez281@gmail.com Tel 719-588-7982

 

Mr. Robert Van Iwaarden, Owner, Van Iwaarden Builders, Inc. 

Secretary (2023)

County of Residence: Alamosa 

Board Member Since: 2005 

Term Expires: 2023

Contact info: Email vib@gojade.org Tel 719-589-4224

 

Mr. Mike Hudson, CPA and Shareholder, Wall, Smith, Bateman & Associates, Inc. 

Treasurer (2023)

County of Residence: Alamosa

Board Member Since: 2014

Term Expires: 2023 

Contact info: Email mikeh@wsbcpa.com Tel 719-580-3619

 

Mrs. Judy McNeilsmith, Chief Operating Officer, La Puente Homeless Services

County of Residence: Alamosa 

Board Member Since: 1998 

Term Expires: 2022 

Contact info: Email jmcneilsmith@gmail.com Tel 719-588-0779


Mrs. Kimberly Chacon, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Adams State University

County of Residence: Rio Grande

Board Member Since: 2019

Term Expires: 2022

Contact Info: gkds@msn.com Tel 

 

Mrs. Helen Sigmond, Lawyer Private Practice

County of Residence: Alamosa

Board Member Since: 2021

Term Expires: 2024

Contact Info: helensigmond@gmail.com  Tel 

 

Mrs. Anke Spiegelhauer, CPA, MT, Tax Manager , Wall, Smith, Bateman & Associates, Inc.

County of Residence: Rio Grande

Board Member Since: 2019

Term Expires: 2022

Contact Info: ankes@wsbcpa.com Tel 719.589.3619

 

Dr. Lauren Sonderegger, Valley Wide Health Systems 

County of Residence: Alamosa

Board Member Since: 2021

Term Expires: 2024

Contact Info: lauren.sonderegger@gmail.com  Tel 

 

Ms. Megan Smith, Director of Operations, La Puente Enterprise

County of Residence: Alamosa

Board Member Since: 2021

Term Expires: 2024

Contact Info: director.enterprises@lapuente.net

 

Ms. Holly Van Hoy, Youth Services Librarian, Alamosa Public Library

 County of Residence: Alamosa

Board Member Since: 2021

Term Expires: 2024

Contact Info: hvanhoy@ci.alamosa.co.us

 

Jo Turner-Moats

County of Residence: Rio Grande

Board Member Since: 2022

Term Expires: 2025

Contact Info: jo.turner.moats72@gmail.com 

Ex Officio

 

Mr. Ron Chapman, CPA and Shareholder, Wall, Smith, Bateman & Associates, Inc. 

Emeritus (2020)

County of Residence: Alamosa 

Board Member Since: 2007 

Term Expires: N/A 

Contact info: Email ronc@wsbcpa.com Tel 719-580-3692

 

Parent Representative

Mrs. Esther Mendoza, parent educator Early Childhood Center

County of Residence: Alamosa

Board Member Since: 2017

Term Expires: 2023

Contact info: Email mendozaesther65@yahoo.com  Tel 719-588-5386

 

Youth Representatives

Isaiah Avila, 

Previous Youth of the Year 2020

Board Member Since: 2020*

Term Expires: 2022

 

Cynthia Mejia, 

Current Youth of the Year 2021

Board Member Since: 2021*

Term Expires: 2023

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