Meet Our Staff!

  • Josh Jones is the Youth For Christ/City Life Executive Director! He grew up in the small town of Mullan, ID and moved to Missoula when he was a freshman in H.S. when he got involved in Youth For Christ immediately. Josh is married to an incredible woman, Erin and they have 4 beautiful children. He has been on staff with YFC for 15 years now!

    You can contact Josh by email at [email protected].

  • Bob Grace has been married to his college sweetheart, Karen, for 29 years and has been on staff with YFC since 1993. He serves as the City Life Director and Paintball Manager, while often wearing other hats. Bob Graduated from UM with a BS in Recreation Management and is an adrenaline junkie who enjoys crazy sports like spear fishing & jumping off bridges.

    You can contact Bob by email at [email protected].

  • Deann Cleveland is the Juvenile Justice Ministry Director at YFC Missoula. She moved to Missoula in the summer of 2014 from Union, Mississippi. Outside of working with YFC, Deann workes part-time for Missoula Bone and Joint as a physical therapist.  Fun fact about Deann, she hates fun facts! But also, she was once attacked by a monkey in China... true story.

    You can contact Deann by email at [email protected].

  • Adam Skrok is the High School Ministry Director at YFC Missoula!  Adam graduated from the University of Montana in 2015 with a degree in Business - Marketing.  He loves to play tennis and spikeball, and of course, work out at Crossfit.  He worked in youth ministry during the summers of 2012-2015 leading mission trip summer camps and has followed God's call to join the YFC staff working with the same age group! 

    You can contact Adam by email at [email protected].

  • Mark and Maddie Spencer are the Frenchtown Campus Life Directors. They joined Youth for Christ in 2012 and have been serving in Europe with YFC Military. They recently moved back to Missoula and are excited to be joining the Campus Life team. They are passionate about creating a loving community to invite students into. 

    You can contact Maddie by email at [email protected] or Mark at [email protected].

  • Kenna Bemis is a Campus Life Director for Missoula! She is currently studying at the University of Montana and manages to juggle school and working ministry at the same time! Kenna has been a part of YFC for many years through our Project Serve camp on the Belkanp Indian Reservation, as well as interning and working with YFC Greater Missoula for the past 2 and 1/2 years.  

    You can contact Kenna by email at [email protected].

  • Alana Damron is a Campus Life Director for Missoula, as well as our Creative Communications Director! Alana graduated with an MA in Communication from Regent University and is a 4w3 on the Enneagram. She's a local worship leader, a freelance photographer and singer-songwriter in a local band - MissA & the Caravan Band. Alana grew up as the eldest daughter of a Southern Baptist minister and has spent most of her life serving as a musical and visual creative, in both church and para-church ministries, all around the southern United States and world. She has been a part of YFC Missoula over the last 3.5 years while also working in area churches. Alana’s most FAVORITE thing is being an Aunta to and visiting her 3 beautiful & brilliant nieces, who live in Uganda with her sister and bro-in-love who started a soccer and soccer academy there, as much as possible! 

    You can contact Alana by email at [email protected]

  • Joshua Chai is the newest JJM Site Director! Josh grew up in Missoula and after going to seminary in California, he made the decision to move back to Missoula and work with at-risk youth. After working with local group homes, youth court, and Missoula Probation, he felt the call to work with YFC in the JJM program!

    You can contact Joshua by email at [email protected].