Thank you to this group of amazing ministers who have planned our time at Young Adult Festival. They will be your mentors and guides throughout the 81st General Convention.

Allen Doyle

Allen is originally from Tennessee but has called Wyoming home for the past 4 years. He currently lives on the Laramie Plains where he serves as the Director of Campus Ministry for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming. In his free time Allen loves playing outside, particularly just wandering through the mountains looking for neat critters and cool views! 

Will Harron


Will is the Provincial Coordinator for the Episcopal Province of New England (Province 1). Will got his start in young adult ministry serving as an Episcopal Service Corps fellow in the Life Together Community, and then studying for his Master in Divinity at the Boston University School of Theology while working with Boston-area campus-ministries and parish-based young adult ministries.  From 2020-2024 he was the network organizer for the Young Adult Ministry Network in the Diocese of Western Massachusetts, working with young adults and people who minister with young adults to build a diocese-wide support system for young adult ministry. In his spare time he loves backpacking, singing with the Sacred Harp community, and engaging in theological mischief. 

Shannon Kelly


Shannon is currently serving on the Presiding Bishop’s Staff of The Episcopal Church as the Officer for Young Adult and Campus Ministries and Grant Director for the Camino Project for The Episcopal Church. She currently serves on the Board of Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers.

Shannon’s passion and vocation has focused on advocating for and ministering with children, youth, and young adults through the churches she has served in California, Wisconsin, New York, and denomination wide. She received a degree in English literature from the University of Idaho and attended seminary at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific.  She was ordained to the priesthood in 1999.  Throughout her ministry, she has created and shaped many formation programs for people of all ages. She wrote and edited God of My Heart, a book of prayers written by youth, for youth.

Marvin McLennon


Marvin is the Director of Children and Youth Ministries at Christ Episcopal Church in Little Rock, AR and is a cradle Episcopalian and Arkansas native. He grew up attending St. Mark’s Episcopal Church where he became active in their weekly youth group, Diocesan youth leadership positions, and as a camper/ Counselor In Training (CIT) at Camp Mitchell. 

While attending Hendrix College, Marvin was involved in the young adult program and the “Tuesday Night Dinners” program at St. Perter’s Episcopal Church where he collaborated with three other student chefs to help provide free home-cooked meals to 30-60 college students per week. After graduating from Hendrix College in 2013 with a degree in Communications, he moved to Louisiana to be an Episcopal Service Corps member, where he served as the assistant youth director for St. James Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge. After his year of service, Marvin became the Youth Director for St. James as well as the Diocesan Youth Director for the Diocese of Louisiana until 2016, when he moved back to Arkansas to begin working for Christ Church. 

Since 2016, Marvin has been involved in several Episcopal church offerings such as being both a member and Vice Chair for FORMA and a Planning Team Committee member for the 79th and 81st General Convention.

Eva Ortez


Eva is originally from Honduras but grew up in Miami, FL. She attended Sewanee: The University of South and graduated in 2018. Then moved to Boston to serve in the Episcopal Service Corps. She spent 2 years of service working with the unhoused community in downtown Boston. During this time she began formally discerning a call to the priesthood and began her seminary education at Boston University School of Theology. Eva was ordained to the priesthood on January 2024 and now serves as the priest-in-charge at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and serves as the chaplain for the St. Stephen’s Youth Program that serves the surrounding neighborhoods. On her free time Eva loves to enjoy some cafecito, and spending time with loved ones. 

Lindsay Ross-Hunt


Lindsay is the Episcopal Campus Chaplain to Western Washington University and Associate Rector at St. Paul’s Church in Bellingham, WA. 

Lindsay grew up in Portland, OR and while she has lived in various other parts of the country—Boston, Missoula, and Louisville—she is a Pacific Northwesterner at heart. Before becoming a priest she completed a graduate degree in Sociology and spent over a decade working in social services and public health in the Portland, OR area. 

Lindsay is passionate about helping the church explore what it looks like to join in God’s work in our cities and neighborhoods, and is committed to identifying and building bridges across theological and denominational communities. This value has informed much of her work prior to ordination: as a program director at Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, as an organizer for the Wild Goose West Festival, and as a convener of Community Missions–an experimental gathering of Christians of many denominations in Portland, OR.

Bronwyn Clark Skov


Bronwyn has served on the Presiding Bishop’s staff since July 2009 in various roles within the Department of Faith Formation, including Department Director and Officer for Youth Ministries. Currently she is Manager for Safe Church and Special Projects. She serves as a resource person for diocesan Safe Church coordinators churchwide, supports Young Adult and Campus Ministries events, and is administrator for the Episcopal Church Leadership Project; Toward a new Generation of Leaders. She spends summers in her fifth-wheel camper along the upper Mississippi River with her husband Dale and two Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dogs, Amos and Biff.

Allen Wakabayashi


Allen serves as Episcopal Chaplain at Princeton University in NJ. He is married to his wife, Diane. They have 2 Welsh Corgis – Auggie (Augustine) and Rhema. In his free time, Allen likes to go out on his kayak to try and catch some bass. Allen comes by way of Chicago where he was raised in a vibrant Japanese American church community.