We are blessed to have a dedicated team passionate about serving our local youth. All staff and volunteers are trained and background checks are performed on all adult staff and volunteers.

  • For general inquiries, please call our main office at (970) 353-1231
  • For specific questions, please see the staff directory below

Meet our Staff

  • Ryan Dougherty

    Ryan is the Executive Director Northern Colorado Youth for Christ. He is also the director of HIgher Grounds. Ryan has been working with youth since 2002 and has been on staff with Youth for Christ since 2005. Ryan is married and has two boys. 

  • Marcy Hoshiko

    Marcy is volunteer staff with Northern Colorado Youth for Christ. She served on the board of directors as President for ten years before taking her current postion in 2011. Marcy loves to serve youth and is a Court Appointed Special Advocate where she advocates on behalf of youth. Marcy is married and has two grown children.

  • Megan Carlton

    Megan serves as the secretary on the Board of Directors for NCYFC, and volunteers on Friday nights at Higher Grounds. Megan is a dental assistant in Fort Collins. Megan brings her passion to serve others to our team at Higher Grounds.  

  • Brandon Hopper

    Brandon has been volunteering at NCYFC for three years. He is studying graphic design at Colorado State University. Brandon is currently engaged to board member Megan Carlton, and they are to be married this fall.

  • Phillip Rhoads

    Phillip has been a volunteer at NCYFC for three years, and has been a steadfast volunteer the whole time. He currently works at a local optometrists office working reception.

  • Justin Stewart

    Justin is Intern to the Executive Director. He is volunteer coordinator at Higher Grounds on Friday nights. He also co leads a YFC Core group with his mentor Ryan at a local high school.

  • Kerrygan Tyner

    Kerrygan is a student volunteer who attends high school in the area. She hung out at Higher Grounds for several years before volunteering. She is involved in many school and community activities outside of NCYFC.

  • Ciara Anderson

    Ciara is another one of our student volunteers. She is married and has a beautiful daughter. Despite being a mother and wife she still makes the time to volunteer on Friday nights.