Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Fills Donor Relations Manager and Director of External Affairs Positions

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Fills Donor Relations Manager and Director of External Affairs Positions
By: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Last Updated: December 20, 2019

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana recently hired Debra Koeppen to serve as the organization’s donor relations manager. Deb has extensive experience in nonprofit management and financial development throughout communities in Porter County. Over the course of her career, she managed over $2 million in annual fund drives and raised substantial funds for capital campaigns, endowment and foundation growth, and she served in grants procurement and management of special events. Deb is a past president of Delta Theta Tau philanthropic sorority and past chair of Valparaiso’s Popcorn Festival, and she has served on various boards and committees throughout her career. Deb engages extensively in volunteer work, most recently co-chairing the Popcorn Festival Ball 2020 revival. She attended Purdue University North Central, is married to Brad Koeppen and has two adult children and five grandchildren.  

The organization also recently hired Dylan McKee as director of external affairs. Prior to working for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana, Dylan served as academic coordinator of the Student Support Services program at Ivy Tech’s Lake County campus. He has extensive experience in grant writing and compliance. Dylan earned his master’s degree in English from Purdue University Northwest and lives in Portage with his wife and children. 

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana has been opening doors to GREAT FUTURES for Porter and Lake County youth for over 60 years. Clubs are open after school and provide great places for youth in grades K-12 to meet friends and have fun while in a safe, supervised environment. Clubs are open during holidays and in the summer. Annual membership is only $35.00. For information on membership, volunteer opportunities, or to make a tax-deductible donation, please contact your local Club by calling (219) 764-2582 or visiting bgcgreaternwi.org. Great Futures Start HERE.