Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of caring, concerned adults from the community. Together they provide direction and leadership to the ministry of  Denver Area Youth For Christ.

Meet our Board:

Kyle Wynja - Chairman

Kyle was born and raised in Iowa and attended Northwestern College and Iowa State University. He and his wife, Lisa, and their 4 children, attend Mission Hills Church.

 

Kyle owns two construction contracting companies, Navtek Directional Services, Inc. and Snow's Specialty Drilling, Inc. Kyle enjoys flying, and he and his family enjoy spending time in the summer boating at The Lake of the Ozarks.

 

Greg Ruegsegger - Vice Chairman

Greg Ruegsegger was born in Three Hills, Alberta, Canada, attended college at Taylor University, and graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law. He currently serves as Vice-President and General Counsel of the Furniture Row Companies headquartered in Denver.

 

Greg and his wife Darcey enjoy sports, their four adult children and two adorable granddaughters. Greg has served on the Board of Directors for YFC since 1993.

 

John Alexander

John was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas and graduated from Baylor University where he met his wife Kari.  John and Kari have three children: Brooke, Cole, and Amy.  They attend Grace Chapel.

 

John owns and operates two companies: GroundMasters and Snow Management Services.  John and Kari moved to the Denver area in 1995.

 

Brandon Davis

Brandon Davis was born in Moline, Illinois and he attended The University of Phoenix. He and his wife, Kashia, have had the pleasure in serving in children’s ministry for several years at Calvary Castle Rock. Brandon spent several years as a high school youth pastor mentoring youth and sharing the love of Christ.

 

Brandon and Kashia both enjoy hosting a bi-weekly bible study and make it their mission to pour into lives of the people. Brandon currently serves as a Leadership Solutions Advisor for The Flippen Group, a leadership development organization headquartered in College Station, Texas, that serves four sectors: Corporate, Sports, Government, and Education (K-12).  They have two kids, Andelynn and Caedon, that they adore. Both are in college. 

 

Beth Graefe

Beth was born in Athens, Georgia but raised in Colorado. She attended the University of New Mexico for her undergraduate work and then St. Louis University for graduate school. Beth has a 20+ year career in healthcare administration and is currently a Senior Vice President of Value Based Care for Vizient, a healthcare performance improvement company. She is a Doctoral candidate working towards her EdD in Organizational Leadership.


Beth and her husband Kevin have been married for 25 years and have two boys in college. The family is active at Southeast Christian in Parker, CO as well as the local Chaparral High School Youth for Christ Campus Life team. The Graefes are avid fitness and sports fans particularly in lacrosse and volleyball.

 

Alicia Nasrallah  

Alicia was born in New Jersey, and raised in the California Bay Area, where she received her degree from UC Berkeley and started her 28 year career in Silicon Valley. She has worked for both large hi-tech corporations and small private software startups, across a variety of roles that span both Sales and Marketing Management.

 

She currently works for Oracle Corporation, supporting large financial institutions on Wallstreet. She moved to Colorado 20 years ago, and currently lives in the Bijou Basin of Kiowa with her husband Paul of 14 years and their horses, dogs, and assorted critters. Paul volunteers with the Elizabeth High School YFC Campus Life and the Elbert County Sheriff’s Posse, and both Alicia and Paul are members of the Elizabeth Lions Club. They are active members of the Word of Life Christian Center in Lone Tree, CO. Paul and Alicia want the Youth of today to know that one is never too young or too old to make a difference….as You are who God says you are! 

 

Teresa Murray

T Murray had a twenty year career in the real estate industry. She was in charge of Corporate Business Development for the Eugene D Brown Company and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Kansas City, MO from 1977-1984. In 1985 she was named head of Business Development for the Equitable Realty Network, in Orlando, FL and then in 1986 was named Vice President of Corporate Development for Equitable Relocation Management. In 1990, after moving to Denver, she was named head of Corporate Development and Sales for Boston based Relocation Resources, Inc. In 1993 she left the business world to raise her two sons, Brian and Cooper.

 

Since moving to Denver, T has been involved with Youth for Christ Denver as a volunteer on numerous auction events and golf tournaments. She was also a Deacon in her church, Castle Pines Community Church, and has served on the Worship team since 2002. At the church, she also served on several committees including the Pastoral Search Committee in 2008-2009. Murray was named to the Southeast Community Outreach Board (SECOR) which operates a food bank in southeast Denver in 2012 and was on the Advisory Board of the 2Extreme Foundation, which provides counseling services to at risk teenage boys from 2005-2008. 

 

Murray owns and operates a business from home, Designs by T, which produces hand crafted table wares and interior design items and has done so since 1999. Several of her items have been auctioned at Denver Area YFC events as well as at SECOR and other charitable events in the metropolitan Denver area. Murray has been married for 31 years and currently resides in Castle Pines, Colorado.