Name: Darcy & Annette McCaslin
Role at YWAMGC: Director
Profile: Darcy and Annette McCaslin met in YWAM Brisbane in 1995. They fell in love and after getting married in Norway in 1997 decided to join YWAM full time. In 1998 they moved to the Gold Coast to help pioneer the center there.
In 2001, Darcy and Annette McCaslin took over as the base directors. The vision of YWAM Gold Coast to be ambassadors, who out of relationship with Jesus Christ model Him effecting change in our city and beyond, was then established.
Darcy and Annette along with their three children (Clay, Alana, and Chanel) have been full-time volunteers in the Gold Coast community since 1998. With the volunteer staff from around the world that serve alongside them they continue to effect change in their city and beyond.
Name: Dave & Cheri Bartsch
Role at YWAMGC: Base leader
Profile: Dave & Cheri have been serving with YWAM Gold Coast since 2002. They both completed their DTS’s with YWAM and went on to further studies in the School of Evangelism (SOE). Dave & Cheri have led many of the training schools run through our centre. Dave graduated from the Leadership development course (LDC) with YWAM and finished a Biblical Core Course (BCC), both Cheri and Dave have a heart to see people radically touched by God and come into greater understanding of who their called to be.
Name: Nate Mavis
Role at YWAMGC: DTS Leader
Profile: Nate has a passion to see people step into their call. Having finished his DTS with YWAM GC and a School of Worship in Colorado, USA Nate is on a mission to see people impacted with the Gospel message. Nate has a heart to pioneer music ministries and see the influence of music move people into action for Jesus.