One new member has been appointed to a position on the ELCA Youth Ministry Network's Board of Directors, and another existing member has been reappointed for a second term.
Kinda Makini has been appointed to a 3- year term. Kinda lives in Detroit, Michigan and is the founder and currently serves at Inner City Youth Group of Detroit, an organization that is devoted to providing youth, ranging from ages 5 through 24, with resources that will facilitate them achieving their full potential through secure and nurturing environments, continuing relationship and high ethical standards.
Kinda has also served on the Boards of the Living Waters Outdoor Ministry and the Harriet Tubman Center in Detroit.
Kinda served as the co-team leader of the Proclaim Justice Day at the 2015 ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit.
Dr. Jeremy Myers has been reappointed to serve a second 3-year term as well. Jeremy currently directs and teaches in the youth and family ministry program at Augsburg College.
Jeremy has written curriculum for both the Practice Discipleship initiative, as well as the ELCA Youth Gathering. He has a passion for helping young peole to recognize and develop how they think theologically.
We welcome Kinda to the Board, and we welcome Jeremy back!