Fellow YASCers

Meet my Fellow Young Adult Service Corps Members! Especially check out Ashley Cameron, who compiled all of this awesome information on her blog. It was just so good, I had to steal it for my own page. Thank you, Ashley!

I feel blessed to be a part of such a wonderful, enthusiastic, caring, and passionate group of young people! There are 24 of us this year, two of whom are from the Dominican Republic, being sent out across the world to serve our brothers and sisters in Christ.

Below are more detailed descriptions about each fellow Young Adult Service Corps member broken down by geographical teams. Click on their names to be linked to their blogs.



Team Latin America/Caribbean

Zachary Baker is from the Diocese of Michigan and will be serving in the Diocese of Haiti. He'll be teaching and providing administrative support at the Bishop Tharp Institute in Les Cayes.

Julie Burd is from the Diocese of Pennsylvania and will be serving in the Diocese of Haiti. She'll be teaching at the Faculte des Sciences Infirmieres de Leogane (School of Nursing Science) and providing support at Hopital Sainte Croix in Leogane.

Rachel Carter is from the Diocese of East Carolina and will be serving in the Diocese of Panama. She'll be a teaching assistant (history) and the Social Outreach Assistant at St. Christopher's Episcopal School in Panama City.

Becky Gleason is from the Diocese of San Diego and will be serving in the Diocese of Honduras. She'll be a teacher and counselor at El Espíritu Santo Bilingual School in Tela.

Claire Harkey is from the Diocese of Mississippi and will be serving in the Diocese of Honduras. She'll be a college counselor at El Buen Pastor Bilingual School in San Pedro Sula.

Joseph Morin is from the Diocese of West Texas and will be serving in the Diocese of Panama. He'll be the Mission Assistant for the diocese and will be based in Panama City.

Will Pendleton is from the Diocese of New Hampshire and will be serving with the Episcopal Church of Cuba. He'll be the Mission Assistant for the diocese and will be based in Cárdenas.

Hannah Perls is from the Diocese of Olympia and will be serving in the Diocese of El Salvador. She'll be the Assistant to the Executive Director of Fundación Cristosal in San Salvador.

Alan Yarborough is from the Dioceses of Western North Carolina and Upper South Carolina and will be serving in the Diocese of Haiti. He'll be working as a development assistant in Cange.

Left to Right: Becky Gleason, Joseph Morin, Tom & Dianne Wilson, Will Pendleton, Rachel Carter, Pierre Gabaud, Julie Burd, Zachary Baker, Claire Harkey, Hannah Perls, Alan Yarborough, and Dan Tootle.

Team Africa

Emily Barker is from the Dioceses of Nebraska and New York and will be serving in the Diocese of Cape Town. She'll be the Project and Administrative Assistant at HOPE Africa in Cape Town, South Africa.

Paul Daniels II is from the Diocese of North Carolina and will be serving in the Diocese of Grahamstown. He'll be the Student Minister at the Cathedral Church of St. Michael and St. George of Grahamstown, South Africa.

Maurice Dyer is from the Diocese of El Camino Real and will be serving in the Diocese of Grahamstown. He'll be an assistant teacher at the Holy Cross School in Grahamstown, South Africa.

Heidi Galagan is from the Diocese of Wyoming and will be serving in the Diocese of Central
Tanganyika. She'll be a primary school teacher at the Canon Andrea Mwaka School in Dodoma, Tanzania.

Keri Geiger is from the Diocese of Virginia and will be serving in the Diocese of False Bay. She'll be the Home-Based Care and Support Group Facilitator at the Overstand Care Centre in Hawstown, South Africa.

Left to Right: Heidi Galagan, Paul Daniels II, Emily Barker, Maurice Dyer, and Keri Geiger

Team Asia

Sean Brown is from the Diocese of Hawaii and will be serving in the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Episcopal Church in Japan). He'll be serving as a volunteer at the Asian Rural Institute in Nasushiobara.

Will Bryant is from the Diocese of Western North Carolina and will be serving in the Diocese of Western Kowloon. He will be the Chaplaincy Assistant with the Mission to Seafarers in Hong Kong.

Margaret Clinch is from the Diocese of Southern Ohio and will be serving in the Episcopal Church in the Philippines. She will be working at Easter College in Baguio.

Charlotte File is from the Diocese of Indianapolis and will be serving in the Diocese of Yokohama. She'll be the Education and International Exchange Program Assistant at the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project in Kiyosato, Japan.

Sara Lowery is from the Diocese of Alabama and will be serving in the Diocese of Hong Kong Island. She'll be the Mission Intern at the Mission for Migrant Workers in Hong Kong.

Nederlandn (Ned) Paulino Sánchez is from the Diocese of the Dominican Republic and will be serving in the Diocese of Taiwan. He'll be the Mission Assistant at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Taipei.

Carlin Van Schaik is from the Diocese of Northwest Texas and will be serving in the Diocese of Seoul. She'll be an intern with Towards Peace in Korea (TOPIK) in Seoul.

Katie Webb is from the Diocese of Dallas and will be serving in the Diocese of Hong Kong Island.

Left to Right: Charlotte File, Katie Webb, Will Bryant, Margaret Clinch, Carlin Van Schaik, Ashley Cameron (Me), Sara Lowery and Sean Brown. 

In addition to the those of us above, there are four Young Adult Service Corps members from the 2012 - 2013 group continuing for another year.

Ashley Bingaman is from the Diocese of Virginia and has been serving in the Diocese of Haiti. This past year she has worked as a music instructor at the Holy Trinity Cathedral music program in Port-au-Prince. For her second year, she is going to work with Bishop Ogé in Cap-Hatïen in Northern Haiti.

Nina Boe is from the Diocese of Olympia and is serving in the Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil. She is working in the Provincial Secretary's Office in São Paulo. Due to visa complications, Nina didn't start her service until January 2013, therefore will finish her year in January 2014.

Andrew Joyce is from the Diocese of Kentucky and is serving in the Diocese of the Northern Philippines. He works at the Tadian Learning Center and Demonstration Farm. He will continue serving there for another year.

Jared Grant is from the Diocese of Western North Carolina and has been serving in the Diocese of Lesotho in the Anglican Province of Southern Africa. This past year he has worked at St. James Mission Hospital and in the Office of the Bishop of Lesotho. For his second year, he will be serving in Rome, Italy with St. Paul's within the Walls American Episcopal Church.