meet Our Staff
David A. Hoch, Executive Director
Dave has been the Executive Director since January 1, 1996. He began his tenure with the organization in January of 1976 when he was hired as a Program Director. He became the Depew Unit Director in April of 1976 and served in that position until becoming the Executive Director. He began his career with the Boys & Girls Club as a college student working at the Bailey-Doat Boys & Girls Club under the work study program at Buffalo State College. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from Buffalo State College in Elementary Education and Special Education. He was a standout basketball player and is also a member of their athletic Hall of Fame.
Jeff Kupka, Director of Marketing and Alumni Relations
Jeff has been the full time Depew Club Program Director since January 1, 1996. Prior to becoming a full time Director, he worked as a part time staff member at the Depew club from 1989-1996. He has been a member of the Depew Boys & Girls Club since 1978 and received the “Youth of the Year” in 1989. Jeff was recently named Director of Marketing and Alumni Relations because of his efforts with our website and social media. He is also in the midst of organizing a permanent Alumni Association for our former club members. He was the Physical Education Director with the Depew Recreation Department from 1987-1996. He has an Associates Degree from Erie Community College.
Donna Kupka, Office Manager
Donna has been the office manager since 2006. Prior to joining our staff she was a Learning Support Aide for Williams Township Elementary School in Easton, PA. From 1986-1990 she was a teacher's aide in local Parochial School, Our Lady of Pompeii. She also served as the Bookkeeper for five Max's Pizzas in Monroeville PA.
David Lewandowski, Lancaster Unit Director
Dave has been the Unit Director of the Lancaster Club since January 1, 1996. He worked part time at the Depew Club from 1983-1986. He left the area between 1989-1996 for full time positions as a Unit Director at the East Aurora Club and the Executive Director of the Holland Boys & Girls Club. He returned to the area when he was appointed the Lancaster Unit Director in 1996 and has held that position ever since. Dave has an Associates Degree in Recreation Leadership from Erie Community College.
Lisa Konst, Depew Individual Service Director
Lisa has been the Individual Service Director at the Depew Club since August 1, 1998. From 1980-1984, she worked as a Youth Worker at the Miami Beach Youth Center (Florida). She graduated from Buffalo State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education in 1990. Lisa was a basketball and softball player and competed in two NCAA tournaments. She worked as a substitute teacher in the Depew School System from 1991 until her hiring at the Depew Club.
Jeff Kupka, Depew Program Director
Bio See Above
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