Student Ministry Staff

Brandon Early

Student Ministry Director

  
 

Brandon has been serving in youth ministry for nearly 20 years. He is a story-teller, tech geek, and creative communicator. He and his wife Keri have been married since 2000 and have three great boys. Four of Brandon's favorite things are Jesus, his wife, Chicago Style Pizza, and fighting off their boys with sweet ninja moves. Email Brandon 

 

Joe Budish

Junior High Lead Associate

  
 

Joe’s first experience with ministry leadership came during high school when he led a 3rd-5th grade Sunday School small group. Early in college he discovered he loved working with junior high students. Joe is a unique blend of silly and serious and is a self-described "cool nerd" who liked math class. When he is not hanging out with junior high students, he enjoys disc golf, reading, playing the guitar, and improv comedy. Email Joe

 

Dan Rozga

High School Lead Associate

  
Dan Rozga is the High School Lead Associate for Student Ministries.  “God saved Dan at a summer camp when he was in 8th grade and he has never been the same. Some of Dan's favorite things are: the Green Bay Packers, writing, Ben Rector, traveling, Seinfeld, listening to podcasts, and watching the Chicago Bears lose. Dan graduated from Trinity International University and truly believes that the best days for Valley High School Ministry are still to come!”  Email Dan

 

 

 

Mackenzie Brown

High School Associate

  

She will be taking on the role of High School Associate.  Mackenzie discovered she loved working with high schoolers when she was the general manager at her cousin’s ice cream shop in Minnesota. God was preparing her for this role before she was even aware of it! She is excited to disciple and pour into the lives of the teens at Valley. Mackenzie enjoys reading, drinking coffee, hammocking, writing, cold weather, laughing, and going on long walks and runs.  Email Mackenzie

 

Pam Roush

Student Ministries Assistant

  
 

Pam Roush is the Student Ministries Assistant.  Pam has been a part of Valley Church for the last four years.  She is married to Marty and has two two children, Jacob and Jordan.  She is a fan of the Iowa State Cyclones and is excited to visit the campus more often while seeing her son who is attending college there.  Email Pam