Staff

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 (209) 466-0359.
  • For specific questions, please see the staff directory below with their email addresses.

Meet our Staff:

Jill Denton, Executive Director    [email protected]

Wendy Bates, Bookkeeper, Accounts Manager   [email protected]

Gino Avila, Early Intervention Specialist - Gang Awareness and Anger Management    [email protected]

Daniel Torres, Substance Abuse Instructor   [email protected]

Debbie Poelstra, Juvinile Justice Ministry Coordinator

Patrick Chan, Campus Life Director

Harry Ulep, Social Media Manager & Campus Life Volunteer

  • Jill Denton

    is our Executive Director who oversees our employees and ministries.  She plays a vital role on the Board of Directors and facilitates the High School Point Break Workshops.

  • Wendy Bates

    is our Accounts Manager/Bookkeeper who keeps track of our spending and your giving, pays our bills and payroll.

  • Gino Avila

    is our Early Intervention Specialist who facilitates Anger Management and Gang Awareness classes in Stockton and Manteca.  Gino also works directly with our JJM volunteers assists with Point Break workshops.

  • Daniel Torres

    is our Substance Abuse Instructor for Tracy Unified School District.

  • Patrick Chan

    is our Campus Life Director and has an after school Campus Life outreach group on Monday evenings at Ben Holt Academy.

  • Debbie Poelstra

    facilitates Teen Sexuality classes for young men and women at the Juvinile Justice Center.  She also assists with JJM volunteers.

  • Harry Ulep

    is our social media manager.  Harry also assists with our Benjamin Holt Academy Campus Life Chapter.

Ready to volunteer? Give us your info and we’ll be in touch.