YFC President and CEO

Jake Bland Family picture

Jacob D. Bland was recently named as the 10th President and CEO of Youth For Christ (YFC), which took effect on June 1, 2021. The YFC National Board of Trustees selected Jake based on his exemplary background within the ministry. (Family Photo by Meredith Washburn Photography)

National Board of Trustees

National Board of Trustees

YFC's trustees are responsible for governing and stewarding the movement of YFC around the nation. Elected to renewable three-year terms, these leaders are dedicated to prayerfully establishing the policies that guide our work nationally.

Bobby Arkills YFC

Bobby Arkills, Executive Director Tacoma YFC Tacoma, WA

Jake Bland Profile photo

Jake Bland, President/CEO Youth For Christ USA Englewood, CO

Luther Bradley

Luther Bradley, Semi-retired, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Michigan Detroit, MI

Lynn Breen

Lynn Breen, Philanthropist Community Advocate New Hope, PA

Gay Brown

Gay Brown, Vice Chair of the Board Board Chair, Industrial Finishes & Systems, Inc. Eugene, OR

Andre Dantzler

André Dantzler, President SociallyU Signal Mountain, TN

Sherri Haushalter

Sheryl Haushalter-Sopher, President Robinson Fin Machines Kenton, OH

Gilbert Hernandez YFC San Antonio

Gilbert Hernandez Executive Director San Antonio YFC San Antonio, TX

Travis Holdman

Travis Holdman Holdman Consult/Holdman Law Fort Wayne, IN

Barry Huebner

Barry Huebner, Chairman of the Board Consultant, Midwest Transit Equipment Kankakee, IL

Derek Jacobsen

Derek Jacobsen, Executive Director Greater Iowa YFC Mason City, IA

Dan Kregel

Dan Kregel, Executive Director West Michigan YFC Grand Rapids, MI

Adele Lacombe YFC

Adele Lacombe, CEO, Debbie Macomber, Inc. Port Orchard, WA

Bud Moeller

Robert (Bud) Moeller, Retired, Accenture Consulting Melbourne, FL

Dr. Sha' Wilfred

Dr. Shani Wilfred, Criminal Justice Online Undergraduate Programs Coordinator, Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA

Larry Williams

Larry Williams, Ex Officio North America Regional Director for YFCI Overland Park, KS

Holly Culhane, Board Member Emeritus, Founder & CEO Presence Point Grass Valley, CA

Jim DeKruyter, Board Member Emeritus, Retired, DelView Development Co. Kalamazoo, MI

Jerry Granger, Board member Emeritus, Retired, CEO, Granger Companies Lansing, MI