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

Glesni Mason

General Vice President

Nurse, Idaho

Bailey Gallant

Executive Secretary

Student, Weimar Institute, California

Esther Nanasi


Teacher, Northern California Conference

R D Gallant

Vice President of Programming

Graduate Student, Michigan

Aubrey Seiler

Vice President of Logistics

Farmer, Oklahoma

Eric Louw

Vice President of Communications

Seminary Student, Andrews University, Michigan

Tara Vang

Vice President of Evangelism

Central California Conference, California

Jonathan Walter

Vice President of Missions

Pastor, Michigan Conference

Emory Dent

Vice President of Resources

Student, Andrews University, Michigan


Board of Directors

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

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

Natasha Dysinger (Assistant to the President) – Bible Worker, Virginia

Glesni Mason (General Vice President) – Nurse, Idaho

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

Esther Nanasi (Treasurer) – Teacher, Michigan Conference / Co-Founder, Sacred Sound Studio

Chad Bernard – Associate Youth Director, Michigan Conference

Chester Clark III – Pastor, Georgia-Cumberland Conference

Michael Hasel – Professor of Near Eastern Studies / Director of Institute of Archaeology, Southern Adventist University, Tennessee

Andy Im – Communications Director, Michigan Conference

Naomi Jackson – Communication Specialist, Outpost Centers International, Tennessee

Justin Kim – GYC Co-Founder / Asst. Director of Sabbath School & Personal Ministries, General Conference, Maryland

Adam Ramdin – Youth Director, North England Conference, UNITED KINGDOM

Israel Ramos – GYC Co-Founder / Public Campus Ministries Director, Lake Union & Michigan Conference

Amy Sheppard Ratsara – Asst. Prosecuting Attorney, Ingham County, Michigan*

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

Stephen Waterbrook – Surgeon, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, California

*Non-voting members