• Joseph Melookaran,

    Joseph Melookaran is the President and CEO of a premier technology solutions firm headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Joseph has a long history of working with Christian ministries in US and abroad. He recently participated in a Christian Mission to Ethiopia. He serves in multiple boards of charitable organizations, educational institutions, and trade associations. Being a successful entrepreneur, he wants to translate his skills and insight to serve the needy with specific focus on youth.


  • Janis Clarke,
    Program Coordinator

    Janis Clarke, founder and president of Word for Life Rosary Mission is a professional singer and public speaker whose ministry includes working with youth in parishes and schools throughout North America.  Her work with children and youth spans over 30 years and has covered a wide range of activities including sports, music, service to the poor, spiritual formation and evangelization. Janis resides in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She will serve in the program support and advisory capacity for the organization.


  • Shijo Jose,
    Secretary and Web Master

    Shijo Jose is a computer engineer  with extensive experience in the field of youth ministry. His work with  the highly successful organization, "Jesus Youth" has led him to team up with others in bringing charismatic renewal programs to youth throughout India. He now brings this wealth of talent and experience to youth participating in renewal retreats in America. Shijo resides in Westminster, Maryland.

  • Tessy Antony,

    Tessy Antony is a manager at a software development firm in New Jersey and she is active in supporting orphanages and their programs in the past ten years. Her dedication and commitment to the orphanage related programs will be a great asset to the organization.

  • Jenny Melookaran,

    Jenny Melookaran is Oversight Manager in an Information Technology firm in Kansas. She is well versed with the office administration and communication coordination. YCI will also benefit from her deep understanding of the Christian faith and ability to outreach.