What is Committee?​

Each local area has a committee of adults who believes in the mission of Young Life: to introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and to help them grow in their faith. You'll find adults from all different backgrounds, careers and churches, including lots of moms and dads who care about kids.

The committee, comprised of parents, Young Life alumni and civic leaders, provides a foundation of financial, administrative and moral support for the local Young Life team.

Ask your area staff person for a local list, and feel free to call these folks with your questions at any time.






Gladys Risma-Area Director

Brian Gardner-Committee Chair

Jen VanKirk-Events Coordinator
Bill Gardner-Secretary

Scott Ellsworth- Treasurer
David Shaffer
Advisory Group
Rich Boehne
Ron McSwain
Chris Beard
Ron Beshear
Ennis Tait
Kathy Wolf
Dave Phillips


Young Life Greater Cincinnati Urban | 8318 Vicksburg Dr Cincinnati, OH 45249-2301

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