With forty years of experience working with the Boys & Girls Clubs on local, regional and national levels, Skanes has served as the Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester since 1994. He has been a Board member for over 15 years on the Association of Boys & Girls Clubs Professionals (ABGCP) and is Chairman of the Hudson Valley Chapter. He also serves on the President’s Council of the Northern Westchester Hospital Center. Currently President of the New York State Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs, he is a distinguished member of the Academy of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. He serves as a career consultant with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and is a member of their Career Advancement Team. Skanes received his B.S. degree from the University of Massachusetts.