We are blessed to have a dedicated team of staff passionate about serving our local youth.

  • For general inquiries, please call our main office at (205) 752-3361
  • For specific questions, please see the staff directory below

Meet our Staff

  • Mike Green
    Executive Director

    Mike has served as Executive Director of Tuscaloosa Youth For Christ for 20 years and has 30 years experience total in YFC. Motivated by a desire to see teenagers become lifelong followers of Jesus he continues to lead Tuscaloosa YFC toward its vision of reaching every young person in our community with the Good News of Jesus Christ. Mike is a product of YFC's local ministry, first becoming involved as a college student in the early 80's. He and his wife Laura returned to Tuscaloosa in 1994 to give leadership to the ministry.
    Email Mike at [email protected] Follow him @mikegreenyfc

  • Laura Green
    Office Manager

    Laura has been on staff with Youth for Christ for 20 years. Laura grew up in Vermont and graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL with a B.A. in Modern Languages. Laura enjoys working behind the scenes at the YFC office to ensure that the ministry staff are fully equipped to achieve the mission that God has placed before them. She and Mike are the parents to two children, both of whom are proud University of Alabama graduates.  Their daughter Brittany works as an accountant in Huntsville, Alabama, and is married with two young children.  Their son Ross works in municipal administration in the San Francisco, California area.  If you need to contact the YFC Office, email Laura at [email protected].

  • Romel Gibson
    Campus Life Ministry Director 

    Romel was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Aliceville, Alabama. He graduated from Stillman College with a B.A. in Music Performance and a minor in Religion/Philosophy.  Romel is married to Quanedra Gibson and has three daughters.
    Email Romel at [email protected]

  • Brandon Cook
    TCHS Campus Life Director

    Brandon came on staff at Youth for Christ is June 2018. He is originally from Montgomery, AL and is excited to move to Tuscaloosa with his new wife and begin ministry at Tuscaloosa County High School.  Brandon has almost a decade of experience ministering to high school and middle school students and is passionate about seeing students form a relationship with Christ. Feel free to contact him anytime at [email protected]

  • Faith Johnson
    Parent Life Director

    Before taking leadership of Parent Life in the summer of 2015, Faith served on our Central High Campus Life team. Burdened for the teen mothers of our community and their need for Jesus, she took the Parent Life Director position for the purpose of growing the ministry to greater impact and serve over 50 young moms and their families. 

  • Javalla Hardy
    Event Specialist

    Javalla Hardy joined Youth for Christ in July 2015, and serves as Special Events Coordinator.  She studied at Bevill State Community College in Sumiton, Alabama, before relocating to Northport in 2011.  Javalla focuses the majority of her time at YFC on event planning and volunteer coordination.  She is passionate about music and frequently sings at churches in and around the Tuscaloosa area.  Javalla is married to Jason Hardy, and is the mother of three college-age daughters.  If you are interested in learing about volunteer opportunities with YFC, email Javalla at [email protected]

  • Terrance Andrews
    Northside Director

  • Abby Lee
    Middle School Campus Life Director

    Abby Lee joined Youth for Christ in March of 2018.  Abby and her husband Matt, are parents to three girls, Emmy, Piper, and Collins.  After being a full-time mom for over nine years, God called Abby to local and international ministry working with kids both in Tuscaloosa County and in Ireland. 

    Abby serves as the Middle School Director supervising Tuscaloosa YFC's eight middle schools and serves as the Communications Director.

  • Jared Roggli
    Eastwood Middle Campus Life Director