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 (218) 749-3417
  • For specific questions, please contact one of our staff.

Meet Our Staff

  • Randy Swenson
    Executive Director

    Randy's path to YFC began on a farm in North Dakota that progressed through 38 years of  pastoral ministry in Minnesota and Upper Michigan before accepting the offer to be the Executive Director.  He also loves sports, playing guitar (yes he has played guitar in different bands), but now he enjoys spending time with his wife Jeani and playing with his grandchildren.

    Randy can be reached at (218) 780-9258 and [email protected]

  • Brad Monson
    Campus Life Director

    Brad has a passion to reach out to youth on the Iron Range. He grew up in Virginia, MN and recently got married to Bethani Monson! Congrats Brad! 

    Contact Brad at (218) 750-4996
    or [email protected]

  • Katie Dane
    Administrative Team

    Katie is passionate about serving the youth of the Iron range and helping them come to know Jesus. She grew up on the Iron Range and graduated from Northwestern College in Orange City Iowa with a degree in history and secondary education. She is working on receiving her Minnesota teaching license for next school year.

    Katie also loves theater, art, music, long conversations over coffee, cozy things, winter, her husband (Christian) and her cat (Duluth).

    Contact Katie at (218) 410-3476
    or [email protected]

  • Bethani Monson
    Campus Life M Director

    Bethani graduated from North Central University with a degree in intercultural studies, with an emphasis on children and youth in crisis. Following graduation, she obtained her ministerial credentials with the Assemblies of God. 

    In addition to her position with YFC, Bethani is the youth pastor at Chisholm Assembly of God along with her husband, Brad Monson, who is also the YFC campus life high school director. Together they have a passion for youth and are excited to be working as a team in ministry!

    Contact Bethani at (218) 398-0421 or [email protected]

  • Amy Dane
    Administrative Team

    Amy is passionate about youth ministry and supporting people who work diligently to reach teens with the gospel. She has extensive experience in finance processes and office administration. Amy loves being able to utilize her skills in a ministry setting. She also enjoys baking, hiking with her dog, and spending time with her husband.

    Contact Amy at (218) 410-3478 or [email protected]