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.


Committee Roles

Committee is the foundation for Young Life in a local area. Oftentimes, new Young Life clubs start because of the interest and awareness created by the committee.  Some of the Committee and subcommittee's roles include:

  • Prayer
  • Donor Communication
  • Community Relations & Publicity
  • Data Management
  • Staff & Leader Support
  • Event Planning (Banquet and Glow Run 5k)

We always need more Committee members, and we invite you to learn more about what it means to be a part of this group (please call or e-mail our office to find out more). 

Our Current Committee

Jayne Abernethy
Pat and Heather Joyner - Finance Chair
Chris and Lynn Winkler
Jana Dellinger - Committee Chair
Peter and Heather Hancock
Allison and Adrian Holtzman
Melissa Surbaugh
Keith and Jennifer Black


Young Life Catawba Valley | PO Box 9251 Hickory, NC 28603-9251

Phone: (828) 228-4939

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