Staff

We are blessed to have a dedicated team of staff who are passionate about serving local students. To email specific staff members, click on the the staff person's name below.

Meet our Staff

  • Josh Collier
    Executive Director

    Josh's passion is to see young people experience real life change through a relationship with Jesus Christ. Josh began his career with Youth for Christ in 2003 in his hometown of Tacoma, Washington. His previous experience includes leading Campus Life, YFC Core, three years as a security manager at Microsoft, and serving as the Development Director for Tacoma Area YFC. He has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Washington with a minor in nonprofit management. Josh lives in South Bay with his wife Latisha, son Henry, and daughter Lucy.

  • Tina Flannery
    Director of Ministry

    Tina is a Colorado native where she was involved in Campus Life as a teen.  After teaching in the public schools for a few years, she decided her passion was reaching kids with a message of hope. Tina has been on staff with Youth for Christ for 18 years. She has a Master's degree in Christian Education/ Youth Ministry from Azusa Pacific University. Tina and her husband, Russell, live in Lakeside and have 2 daughters named Anna & Rachel. 

    CLICK HERE to join Tina's Giving Partner team.

  • Jason Farley
    Campus Life Director

    Jason Farley grew up in Northern California and spent four years in South America as a MK (Missionary Kid). For the past 9 years, Jason has been involved in church-related youth ministry where he has shared the love of Christ to middle school students in the East County area of San Diego. Jason began volunteering with Youth for Christ’s Campus Life ministry in 2009 and came on staff with San Diego Youth for Christ in November 2012. His passion and experience have led him to minister as a Campus Life Director at two middle schools in addition to leading the youth ministry for the Arabic congregation of Shadow Mountain Community Church. His desire is to see students enter into a relationship with Jesus Christ and for Christian students to actively pursue their friends with the message of the Gospel. He continues to be excited for what God has planned for the students at these schools in the future.

    CLICK HERE to join Jason's Giving Partner team.