Associate Board

The KEEN Chicago Associate Board is a group of young professionals, helping advance KEEN’s mission through advocacy, fundraising, volunteering and networking. This means supporting KEEN Chicago in providing social and recreational opportunities for children and young adults with disabilities, and most importantly bringing some fun into their lives!

The Associate Board will serve as ambassadors for KEEN Chicago, its coaches, athletes and their families, connecting the organization with a broader audience.

We are looking to add energetic, motivated individuals to the Associate Board and expand the group’s impact.

To submit an application to join the Associate Board, please click here and attach the completed application to the the email below.
To learn more, please contact us at


Jeff Back
Strategy Execution Consultant, BTS

Jeff began volunteering with KEEN in 2016 while interning in Washington DC, and fell in love with the organization's mission, values, and impact. His passion for working with children with disabilities began as a Special Olympics volunteer in high school. He continued working with KEEN when he moved to St. Louis for another internship, and... more...
Bridget Hays
Special Events Account Manager at Field Museum

Bridget started volunteering with KEEN in April of 2018 shortly after moving to Chicago. She previously volunteered with Best Buddies and Youth Challenge over the years and was happy to find a similarly exciting organization. As soon as she discovered KEEN, she knew that this was the group for her. She was hooked after the first session and... more...
Meganne Miller
Assistant Real Estate Manager, CBRE

Meganne recently became involved with KEEN after seeking out nonprofits in her area to become more involved with. Meganne fell in love with KEEN’s mission and message, which is close to her heart after running her first marathon as a fundraiser for an autism research organization. Meganne is excited to put her passion for fundraising and events... more...