Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for the overall operation of GYC. Volunteering their time, this committee is a diverse group of Adventist young people, including young professionals, university students, pastors, and Bible workers, who are committed to the message and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Moise Ratsara


Pastor, Michigan Conference

Taylor Hinkle

Assistant to the President

Pastor, Michigan Conference

Glesni Mason

General Vice President

Nurse, Idaho

Bailey Gallant

Executive Secretary

Student, Weimar Institute

Esther Nanasi


Teacher, Northern California Conference

R D Gallant

Vice President of Programming

Graduate Student, California

Aubrey Seiler

Vice President of Logistics

Farmer, Ok

Emory Dent

Vice President of Resources

Student, Andrews University, MI

Tara Vang

Vice President of Evangelism

Project Manger, GLOW

Jonathan Walter

Vice President of Missions

Pastor, Michigan Conference

Eric Louw

Vice President of Networking

Seminary Student, Andrews University, MI

Seth Shaffer

Vice President of Communications

Farmer, TN


Board of Directors

Justin McNeilus (Chairperson) President, Sterling State Bank, Minnesota

Moise Ratsara (President, Vice-chairperson) Pastor, Michigan Conference

Taylor Hinkle (Assistant to the President) – Pastor, Michigan Conference

Glesni Mason (General Vice President) – Nurse, Idaho 

Bailey Gallant (Secretary) Education Student, Weimar College, California 

Esther Nanasi (Treasurer) – Teacher, Northern California Conference

Chad Bernard Associate Youth Director, Michigan Conference  

Chester Clark III – Pastor, Georgia-Cumberland Conference

Jay Gallimore – President, Michigan Conference

Michael Hasel Professor, Southern Adventist University, Tennessee

Andy Im Director of Communications, Michigan Conference

Naomi Jackson Communication Specialist, Outpost Centers International, Tennessee

Justin Kim Editor / Ast. Director of Young Adult Sabbath School, General Conference, Maryland

Ken Micheff Youth Director, Michigan Conference

Natasha Dysinger Bible Worker, Virginia

Amy Ratsara – Attorney, Michigan*

Adam Ramdin Youth Director and PEACE Director, North England Conference, UNITED KINGDOM

Alonna Smith – Executive Assistant, Silver Hills Bakery, British Columbia, CANADA

Stephen Waterbrook Physician,  Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, California

*Non-voting members