All staff who are part of support services.

Paul Spence

Vice President of Adventures

Paul Spence Vice President of Adventures About Paul Spence “And Don’t Get Wet” were the last words I would hear daily as the screen door was slamming behind me. As a kid in the summer, I was headed into the woods, exploring for critters or more than often following a stream to find its headwaters,…

Jen Profile 2021 Copy

Digital Media and Marketing Director

Jennifer Mauch Digital Media and Marketing Director About Jennifer Mauch Born and raised in Washington State, I’ve spent most of my life in the Pacific Northwest, tooling around the region from Oregon to Montana and up to Alaska. I was blessed to have the kind of mom who encouraged my siblings and me to spend…

Sarah Strickland

MPD Coaching Director

Sarah Strickland MPD Coaching Director About Sarah Strickland I love Jesus and it is an honor and privilege to work with a team who’s goal is to glorify Him! I started with Youth Dynamics in 2001 as an intern—and have never left. I love what we do and why we do it! I’ve done a…

Susan Lange

Development Director

Susan Lange Development Director About Susan Lange I have a Visual Communications degree from the Art Institute of Seattle and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Psychology from Western Washington University. Since 2008, I have worked in nonprofit development which perfectly blends my background in graphic arts and human services. It is amazing how God…

Aleia Haslett 2022

Accounting & Office Assistant

Aleia Haslett Accounting & Office Assistant, Support Services About Aleia Haslett Over 10 years ago I gave my life to Christ while attending a youth group where Jeremiah 31:3-4 was spoken over me: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving kindness. I will build you up again and…

Tom Davis

President

Tom Davis President About Tom Davis Tom became President of Youth Dynamics on March 13, 2017. He has been involved in youth ministry for nearly 20 years and is passionate about helping young people know the good news of Jesus Christ. Before Youth Dynamics, Tom served as Executive Director for Seattle Area Youth for Christ,…

Melissa Stewart

Office Administrator

Melissa Stewart Office Administrator, Support Services About Melissa Stewart Contact Info (360) 757-1337 mstewart@yd.org Support Youth Dynamics! Youth Dynamics Close

Josh Van Dyk 2021

Finance Director

Josh Van Dyk Finance Director, Support Services About Josh Van Dyk I am the Finance Director at Youth Dynamics. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago until I moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan for college where I got my degree in Accounting. In 2021, I moved from Michigan to Washington State as I felt…

Heather Amann

Human Resources Director / Business Manager

Heather Amann Human Resources Director Part-time Business Manager, Oregon About Well hello! I’m Heather, an Oregon native who likes rain, although I’d prefer it not to flood my tent. I love to play outside: rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and sometimes SCUBA with my husband, Shawn. Since Addie joined our family, I mostly…

Tim Johnson

Staff Pastor

Tim Johnson Staff Pastor About Tim Johnson I grew up in Kirkland, Washington, and served in ministry at several churches for over 15 years in the roles of youth pastor, associate pastor, and as lead pastor of a church plant. I am blessed to be married to Wendy since 2011. Together we have 5 adult…