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Groups & Chapters

Starting a group or launching a chapter are great ways to lead and serve in a creative and impactful way.

Start A Group
Groups are virtual chapters that foster Christ-centered community regardless of one’s proximity to one another. They globally unite professionals on fire for Christ.
Launch a Chapter
City-based chapters build local Christ-centered community. They facilitate spiritual gatherings, service activities, and social meetups that unite, engage, and inspire members to glorify God.

Join Our Core Team

Our global core team members creatively shape the organization’s direction and supports our global network of chapters and groups. 

Team: Presidential

Role Overview: The administrative assistant helps keep AYP running and growing. Assisting in areas of communication, scheduling, record keeping, and research, the administrative assistant role supports the members of the presidential team.

Time Commitment: 2-3 hrs./wk.

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Team: Advancement

Role Overview: The development officers cultivates relationships with a portfolio of financial partners and donors on behalf of the director.

Time Commitment: 5-7 hrs./wk.

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Team: Marketing

Role Overview: The Communication Director is responsible for the development and deployment of information amongst AYP’s various teams and to the public. The Communication Director oversees AYP’s overall communication and public relations initiatives. S/he also supports core team leaders, chapter coordinators and group leaders in their public relations strategies and processes.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Marketing

Role Overview: Communication & Marketing Managers oversees the day to day flow of projects from content deployment through deployment and analysis. S/he serves as a liaison between the marketing team and core team leaders, chapter coordinators and group leaders.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Marketing

Role Overview: Oversees the strategy and creation of video content for AYP.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Marketing

Role Overview: The CRM Specialist is responsible for the day to day operations of AYP’s CRM and related technology. He/she oversees the CRM’s technology & processes, ensuring records, pipelines, and dashboards are optimized and effective. 

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Development

Role Overview: The development analyst researches new potential partnership, sponsor, vendor opportunities for AYP.

Time Commitment: 2-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Development

Role Overview: The development assistant I support AYP’s fundraising and business development strategies through communication, scheduling and content curation. Furthermore, they will serve as bridges with the presidential, finance, and marketing teams – ensuring a cohesive and integrative approach to external relations.

Time Commitment: 2-3 hrs./wk.

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Team: Development

Role Overview: The development coordinator develops strategies and campaigns to engage AYPers to start and continue supporting AYP through recurring giving. S/he focuses on engaging donors who contribute $100 or less per month.

Time Commitment: 2-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Development

Role Overview: The development director grows AYP through the support of donors and financial partners. S/he builds relationships with prospective and active donors, sponsors, etc. and supports the president in his cultivation of strategic relationships with external partners.

Time Commitment: 5-7 hrs./wk.

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Team: Development

Role Overview: The development specialist supports AYP’s fundraising and business development strategies through communication, research, and the coordination of partnership fulfillment. Furthermore, they serve as bridges with the presidential, finance, and marketing teams – ensuring a cohesive and integrative approach to external relations.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Development

Role Overview: The development strategist runs all behind the scenes aspects of the development department. S/he coordinates the development of fundraising/sponsorship campaign strategies in support of the director who then focuses on the cultivation of these relationships with prospective and existing donors and partners. Additionally, s/he trains AYP team members to fundraise within their circles of influence.

Time Commitment: 2-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Marketing

Role Overview: The Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for the day to day deployment of AYP’s social media and email content.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Development

Role Overview:The grant manager seeks out and manages AYP’s grant applications from research through implementation.

Time Commitment: 2-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Mission & Strategy

Role Overview: The podcast hosts are the primary content creators for the podcast. Through close collaboration with the executive podcast producer and the podcast writer, they will lead conversations with guests to discuss the selected topics.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Programming

Role Overview: The podcast outreach coordinator works with the marketing team to handle the promotions of the podcast. They assist the executive podcast producer in identifying guests speakers for the podcast. 

Time Commitment: 2-4 hrs./wk.

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Team: Programming

Role Overview: The podcast writer will select the specific topic and develop the base script for the podcast, creating talking points and guiding discussion towards the strategy set by the assistant to the president for strategy and the podcast producer

Time Commitment: 1-3 hrs./wk.

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Team: Human Relations

Role Overview: The recruitment specialist supports the human relations director in ensuring timely and proactive followup with AYP applications via our website. This includes reaching out via email, following up on non-responses after a designated period of time, and upholding a positive representation of the AYP with external applicants.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hours per week

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Team: Marketing

Role Overview: The SEO/PPC Specialist is responsible for the day to day coordination of Google PPC as well as providing SEO expertise that guides overall marketing and communication efforts.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Strategy

Role Overview: The Strategy Coordinator Seeking is an organized and detail-oriented individual who will support the strategic initiatives of AYP through management of administrative tasks, establishment of strategic workflow, and assisting in structured planning and execution.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Strategy

Role Overview: The strategic planning specialist is a dynamic and decisive individual who will assist in the strategic planning and implementation process for AYP.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs./wk.

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Team: Marketing

Role Overview: Web Specialists are responsible for the day to day implementation of website updates and supporting the Webmaster in other areas as needed.

Time Commitment: 2-3 hrs./wk.

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Team: Marketing

Role Overview: Writers assist the communication director in the the creation of written content for AYP’s digital and traditional communication platforms/channels.

Time Commitment: 1-3 hrs./wk.

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David Asscherick

David is a speaker/director for Light Bearers and ARISE co-founder and instructor. Since his baptism in 1999, David has traveled the globe preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. He and his wife Violeta are the happy parents of two boys, Landon and Jabel.

Keynote Speaker

Benjamin Lundquist, host of Rise & Lead, will headline 2023 AYP Convention.

Benjamin Lundquist is a top motivational speaker and one the leading voices for leadership development and empowerment. He is passionate about helping students and professionals see their worth and value, see themselves as a leader, and see their potential to change the world. The message he shares is motivating, relatable, and highly practical. Audiences are challenged to take extreme ownership of the unique gifts and opportunities they have. He is an international speaker and host of Rise and Lead Podcast which has been downloaded in over 110 countries providing aspiring and experienced leaders of all ages with world-class content and conversation. He frequently speaks at corporate and faith events, universities, and high schools.

Identity in Christ | Breakout Track

April is currently an associate pastor for discipleship at Keene SDA church. She is enrolled in a dual graduate program for Public Health and MDIV chaplaincy. She enjoys working with different ministries that highlight service, hospitality, and life enrichment. 

Her hobbies include traveling, reading, music, and extreme sports. An introvert at heart, she enjoys moments with close friends and in the quiet. Her and her husband, Blake Snyder reside in Burleson, Texas.

Purpose & Calling | Breakout Track

Ann Roda likes to describe her life as one long adventure with God. She began her career as a registered nurse in OB then transitioned into healthcare administration. Then, God unexpectedly redirected her path to the Adventist Theological Seminary, for an MDiv, and into pastoral ministry. She spent 15 years as a church pastor in Marietta, Georgia and Fulton, Maryland. Six years ago, God had another adventure for Ann, and called her back into the health care ministry, serving with Adventist HealthCare as Vice President for Mission and Spiritual Care. 

This position is the perfect combination of both pastoral ministry and health care. Ann is married to Jose Hernandez, a licensed professional counselor. Ann and her husband enjoy hiking, biking, and traveling.

Relationships | Breakout Track

Stephen and Felecia Lee are partners in the mission. They share a mutual passion for young adult ministries and using their talents to share the Gospel online and through speaking engagements. Stephen helps individuals and businesses function more efficiently through time management and productivity techniques. Felecia is a full-time homemaker and also the founder of the New Wives Club. 

In addition to this, she runs a program teaching women of color how to learn principles of faith through natural hair care. They live in New Hampshire and speak in different places on topics related to singleness, courtship, communication, evangelism, and faith.

Spiritual Health | Breakout Track

Shawn is passionate about generations coming together! She grew up in a four-generation family business and knows, from first-hand experience, that when people of all ages work together, everyone wins!

She has a B.S. in marketing from the University of Nebraska and is an award-winning sales and marketing professional. Her professional certifications include being a member of the John Maxwell Team and DISC Behavioral Consultant. Recently she published her first book “Strategies for Generational Inclusion at Work.”

Communities | Breakout Track

Michael Gibson currently serves as the Lead Pastor at the Keene SDA Church where he most previously served for four years as Pastor for Young Adults and lead Elevate, a growing and thriving young adult community in Keene. Michael is married to Melissa and they both enjoy the outdoors, long walks, and traveling to new, unexplored places. 

Most days, when he’s not teaching, preaching or studying, you’ll find him playing disc golf or working on home renovations with Melissa. They recently welcomed their son, Micah Eden, into the world last October and ever since, life has taken on a whole new meaning. Above all, Michael and Melissa have a passion for discipleship and telling others about the incredible God they serve. For them, the gospel boils down to loving God and loving people.