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​​Our staff and leaders are committed to serving kids, and serving you! We'd love to meet you and learn more about you. Feel free to call or email us with any questions, concerns, or to learn more about Young Life. 
We can't wait to meet you, 
 
The Champaign County Young Life Team

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KARYN KLIPPELL, AREA DIRECTOR

Karyn currently serves as the Area Director for Champaign County. She previously served as the WyldLife Director for Young Life in Hinsdale, IL.  She was involved in Young Life for many years in Naperville where she grew up along with serving on Property Staff at Young Life's camp Woodleaf.  She is a graduate of Augustana College, and has a masters degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictin University.

Karyn cares deeply about innovation within the mission of Young Life, and explores leadership, creativity, and innovation, and personal development.
In her free time, she tries to read, catch up on Podcasts, paint and explore Champain!

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ERIN GRACE, YOUNG LIVES COORDINATOR

Erin is the director of Young Lives in Champaign County, our ministry to teen moms. She has been recognized for her work with YoungLives with awards such as Central Illinois Business Magazine's 40 under 40, the Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation Local Hero Award, and more. She is a graduate of Florida State University and is married to her husband, Jason.

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JAMES CARMICHAEL, STUDENT STAFF

James supervises high school Young Life throughout Champaign County, and directly leads ministry at Mahomet-Seymour High School. He likes playing guitar, reading a good book, a long game of chess or monopoly, and always chooses tea over coffee. He will graduate in 2019 from the University of Illinois.​ Learn more about James​.
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Young Life Champaign County | PO Box 8291 Champaign, IL 61826

Phone: 309-306-1826

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