Youth Convention Speakers
Dr. Melissa Alfaro is a pastor, leader, writer, and public speaker. She is an educator by heart with over a decade of experience serving as a coach, staff developer, and motivational speaker to teachers. As a mentor she has helped establish mentoring leadership initiatives for at-risk students in the public school system. Alongside her husband of 12 years, Pastor J. Alfaro, she serves the congregation of El Tabernaculo A/D in Houston, TX. She also serves as the Girls Ministries Director for the Texas Louisiana Hispanic District. You can find her with a journal in hand or blogging at pastormalfaro.wordpress.com chronicling life, revealing lessons learned, and challenging others to find peace and purpose in the journey of life.
Jared currently serves as the New York AG Youth and Chi Alpha Director. Before that, he served for 10 years as a youth, college, and discipleship pastor in Long Island NY. Jared is the co-host of The Multiply podcast. He's been married to his wife Jen for 15 years and has two kids Judah and Charlotte.