We are blessed to have a dedicated team of staff passionate about serving our local youth.

  • For general inquiries, please call our main office at (334) 501-5637
  • For specific questions, please see the staff directory below

Meet our Staff

  • Tabitha Vasilas

    Executive Director

    Tabitha is a faith-filled follower of Christ, a proud mother, a former collegiate student-athlete, and well respected public servant in her community. She was born in Anderson, SC, and earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Clemson University. Her honors include being the recipient of the Auburn University Student Philanthropy Board, 2019 East Alabama Non-Profit Employee of the Year Award. In her free time, Tabitha and her daughter Angela enjoy playing basketball and traveling. 

  • Josh Elliott 

    Campus Life Director

    Josh is from Millport, AL and is currently pursuing a BA in Psychology and Counseling with a Biblical Studies minor at Leavell College. Josh is happily married to his wife, Jeani, and they have a wonderful son named Jax. Josh has served in Youth Ministry for the last seven years. Josh says, “I am grateful to God for the opportunity to continue to live out the calling He has placed on my life to reach the youth of today as the Campus Life Director at East Alabama YFC.” Josh enjoys spending time with his family out on the farm.

  • Janiee Rush

    Community Engagement Coordinator

    Janiee has spent most of her life in the lovely town of Auburn and received her bachelor’s degree in public relations from Auburn University. In addition to working years in the event industry, she has also devoted much of her time to ministry work as well as various mission trips and projects. A few of Janiee’s passions include spending quiet time with the Lord, serving her community, and using her gift of singing to reach others.

  • Emma Pitcock

    JJM Intern

    Emma is from Houston, Texas and a senior at Auburn majoring in Marketing with Spanish and Non-Profit minors. Emma says, "I am grateful to being serving as an intern for Juvenile Justice Ministry and as a witness to all that the Lord is doing through this ministry". Emma joined the JJM team because of her passion for justice, going to the “unreached” places in our local community, and sharing the freedom that is found in the Lord even when the world says otherwise. "God is working boldly through JJM and I am thankful to have this opportunity to work alongside Him."