Jayson is CIY’s President. He’s been with CIY since 2002, when he started as the associate director of conferences before being promoted to director of conferences and then to his current role as Executive President. Jayson has a bachelor’s degree in Biblical literature from Ozark Christian College and a master’s degree in organizational leadership from the Hargrove School and Adult and Graduate Studies at Lincoln Christian College. Prior to joining CIY, Jayson was a youth minister at Christian Church of Carl Junction (MO); Eastside Christian Church in Fullerton, CA; East Tulsa Christian Church; and Paramount Terrace Church (now Hillside Christian Church) in Amarillo, Texas. He and his wife Janice have four children – Justin, Levi, Sydney and Cylis. Their family attends Christ’s Church of Oronogo near Joplin, MO.