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Announcing the 2013 Youth Caucus Staff

By Jeremie Bateman



General Assembly 2013 Youth Caucus Staff

The final round of staff selections for Youth Caucus at General Assembly 2013 has concluded and we are happy to announce the entire staff! In the coming months, you’ll learn more about each staff team, what they’re working on for General Assembly and why they think you should attend.


Deans are the leaders of the staff.  They determine scheduling and general programming, coordinate staff responsibilities and represent the Caucus. 

Asha Arora, Pacific Southwest District Owen Huelsbeck, Pacific Northwest District Learn more about Asha and Owen in this Meet the Deans post


FUNTIMES Managers help orient youth attendees and delegates to the business of the Association.  They are the staff to ask about upcoming votes and what’s going on at Plenary.

Zac Cooper, Central Midwest District Isabelle Marshel, Southeast District

Worship Coordinators

Worship Coordinators plan and lead several services throughout General Assembly, including the Synergy Bridging Service. 

Jaimie Dingus, Southeast District Olivia Schouboe Elzinga, Pacific Northwest District

Connections Coordinator

The Connections Coordinator organizes opportunities for youth attendees to connect, share ideas and stories, and discuss shared interests. 

Anna Hall, Pacific Southwest District


The four person chaplain team consists of two youth and two adults who are available to all Youth Caucus attendees for conversation and support.  They also keep an eye on community energy. 

Rianna Johnson-Levy, Heartland District Phoebe Masterson-Eckart, Pacific Central District Kevin Ring, Southeast District Sarah Gillespie, Mass Bay District

Advisors / Sponsor Coordinators

As Advisors, these adults support members of the Youth Caucus Staff in fulfilling their responsibilities.  As Sponsor Coordinators, they work with the adult sponsors at GA to make sure every has a great (and safe!) time. 

Rev. Kate Landis, Pacific Northwest District Schuyler Vogel, Mass Bay District

  Want to learn more about GA? Check out this video invitation from Asha and Owen Visit the Youth Caucus pages at